At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.
We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
About the role:
As Assistant Head Teacher at Arc School Ansley, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will work with the manager in all aspects of leadership and management and to take responsibility for managing and developing curriculum and assessment, and enrichment throughout the school, actively and demonstrably promoting enrichment, entitlement and achievement through building and implementing agreed school policies. You will lead by example, positively encouraging and supporting all members of staff, working with the Headteacher to ensure that the school offers a high quality, exciting, engaging, well resourced, differentiated, and well-matched curriculum for all children. There is a requirement to take on a classroom teaching commitment.
For this role, we are looking for someone who holds QTS, has experience of working within a SEN setting, and has significant experience of working as a key curriculum leader in a secondary school. You will be able to effectively manage children’s behaviour in a positive way and to promote good relationships and good behaviour and evidence being an excellent primary classroom practitioner. You will be creative, warm, engaging, transparent and intelligent, well organized, calm and very positive, confident and assuring. You will be able to quickly engage and build appropriate relationships with children and be able to lead, encourage, inspire, motivate staff. We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions.
Why work for us?
- a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
- a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
- continued professional development and training
- contributions to your pension
- a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people
- £500 refer-a-friend bonus
- OFSTED bonuses
- life insurance
- cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
- discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
- birthday treats
- long service and employee of the month awards
- employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
- optional flu jab
Arc School Ansley, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in Ansley, for children and young people aged between the ages of 11 and 17. Those who come to the school have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition and often many associated social, emotional and mental health needs. Our pupils are academically able but have struggled in a mainstream setting.
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We will ask you to complete a criminal self-declaration form, and we will conduct online searches for information that is publicly available. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you! Any unsolicited CV’s will be sent at the recruitment agency’s own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’ and we have no liability to you for any fee or otherwise. We reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your terms and conditions for this vacancy. By submitting an unsolicited CV to us, or to any member of our staff, you accept these terms as the default position. If we require your assistance with any vacancy we will contact you.