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Deputy Headteacher

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
L13 - L17
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Full time hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/10/2017 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane, Upminster, Essex RM14 2YQ

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen



Grade: L13-L17

Reports to: Head Teacher

Required for: January 2018


Corbets Tey School seeks an enthusiastic and ambitious leader who will make a real difference to the lives of children who present with challenges to their learning. Our school is a popular and oversubscribed, foundation, special school catering for 112 children with significant, complex and wide ranging needs. We have recently extended our offer to cater for 26 students from 16-19 on our new satellite site in Rainham.

Our aim is to inspire, nurture and challenge all of our chidren and young people, enabling them to reach their full potential through a broad, balanced and engaging curriculum designed to meet their significant needs. We are at an exciting and challenging stage of our school development. Our leadership team will be extended to support our growing offer to include: Headteacher, two Deputies, Assistant Headteacher and our Business and School Improvement Leader.

Governors would like to appoint a positive and energetic person who is passionate about improving life chances of children and young adults with a wide range of abilities. The successful applicant will be an outstanding classroom practitioner who can help lead the staff team by example and is capable of delivering a broad range of subjects in a way that excites, motivates and engages vulnerable and challenging children. We need a dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join our team with the ability to demonstrate clear vision and plan strategically to share in the leadership and continued development and improvement of our school.

We offer you:

  • A strong team with high expectations;
  • Teaching aimed at securing 100% engagement and outstanding pupil progress;
  • Delightful, friendly and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn with supportive parents;
  • Governors with ambition for the school focused on the steps to improvement;
  • An opportunity to be innovative and make change happen.

You will:

  • Be passionate about high-quality teaching and learning for children of all abilities;
  • Enthuse and engage children and staff with your approach to teaching and learning;
  • Be an excellent practitioner, who can inspire, lead, challenge, support and empower others to drive our school forward into its new phase;
  • Be an experienced, resourceful leader who will have the vision and drive to build on our successes and raise standards even higher;
  • Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Have an ability to forge strong, effective links within our community;
  • Make a significant contribution to raising standards;
  • Have a good understanding and experience of pupils with a wide range of SEN, including complex needs.

Visits to the school are essential. Please contact Emma Shillinglaw at eshillinglaw@corbetstey.havering.sch.uk for an appointment.

Please apply online. Should you experience any technical difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 15th October 2017

Interviews to be held on 18th and 19th October 2017

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (July 2015) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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