Assistant Head Teacher

The Beckmead Trust, Harlow

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Job Ref No. ECC187-6L Position Type: Assistant Headteacher Pay Range: £48,484.00 per annum
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 08 July 2024 Shortlisting Starts:  01/07/2024

Job Description

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Post responsible to:Head Teacher

Type of school:Residential Special Educational Needs School

Age range:Primary

Grade:Leadership 1

London Local Authority:Essex

Closing Date:01 July 2024

Interview Date: 08 July 2024

Start Date:September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and energetic Assistant Headteacher at our Primary Residential SEMH School, designated by Ofsted as Outstanding.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, with an understanding of and commitment to children with complex behavioural, social and emotional difficulties.

Tours of the school are encouraged and welcomed prior to application. Please be assured that all covid precautions will be in place. To make further enquiries or arrange your visit, please call the school office. Visits to the school are positively encouraged.

Information about the School

Wells Park is an Ofsted rated outstanding Residential Special Educational Needs School. We care for children aged between 5 and 11 years who have a range of complex needs associated with SEMH. At Wells Park we pride ourselves on providing a warm, homely and happy environment for all.

There may also be a possibility to provide the successful candidate with accommodation on site.

The Beckmead Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance to include the ability to participate in Physical Intervention and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. We will also carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to help identify any incidents or issues that are publicly available online.

All applications should be submitted on The Beckmead Trust Application form.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. All enquiries and completed applications should be sent to

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Nicole Cottle
Commonside Road, Harlow
Essex, CM18 7EZ
Telephone: 01279 444101

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