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Cedar Hall School is a Special School in Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex, with just over 150 pupils from 4-16 years old. We aim to balance specialised academic achievement with the provision of supportive pastoral care across all our subjects.
The Head of the Middle School (Years 7 and 8) is a key post within the school, and we are looking for an exceptional person to fill it.
The right candidate will have excellent pastoral and academic understanding, outstanding teaching practise, combined with the leadership qualities and presence needed to fulfil this key senior management team post. This exciting, varied and rewarding role may well suit someone with pastoral management experience or a successful head of department - critically they must have the proven ability to inspire and engage young people and enjoy working closely with colleagues and parents. Experience and knowledge of working with pupils with special needs is essential.
We are looking for someone who will improve holistic outcomes for pupils in KS3 and KS4 by having high aspirations, as well as supporting and leading them with good humour, clarity and empathy.
As with other senior posts, the Head of the Middle School will be part of the Senior Leadership Team and be able to impact on moving the school forward.Your teaching committment will involve being the class teacher for one of the 3 middle school classes, each of which has 12 pupils. Teaching experience in a range of National Curriculum subjects is essential.
If you are interested in this position then apply through the Essex Schools Jobs website.
Completed application forms should be submitted by the closing date.
Information about the School
Cedar Hall School is an innovative and forward looking all age (5-16) Special Foundation School, which provides education for pupils who primarily experience global, moderate learning difficulties, but may also experience a range of other needs such as autistic spectrum disorders and speech and language difficulties.