Deputy Head Teacher - EBD
- Job reference: LD16WSC
- Location: Wrexham
- Salary: Leadership Scale
- Job type: Permanent
- Sector: Special Education Needs (SEN)
- Date posted: 05/04/2012
Wayne Colthirst - 0800 731 6872
Deputy Headteacher EBD
Our Clients School aim is to enable young people to enjoy learning, build their confidence and skills and achieve their potential, academically, socially and emotionally.
Young people coming to them and may have had very disrupted experiences of learning. Their needs may not have been met and they may never have discovered their abilities or potential. the school start with the young person and build the learning programme around their needs, interests and aspirations. Because of the expertise in our team, we can provide highly personalised learning packages, with one to one support that can make a difference in a short period of time.
Each young person has a key teacher who works with them to personalise their learning. The key teacher works closely with care staff and the wider multi agency team to ensure that young people are provided with a 'joined up', closely monitored and appropriate learning package which enables them to succeed. Where appropriate, we may support a young person into mainstream school or college.
The Deputy will support the Head Teacher in ensuring that the overall Aims, Objectives and Philosophies of the School are achieved.
To share in overseeing the systems, structures and processes within the School, which support the overall purpose and aims of the Organisation.
To communicate and demonstrate the stated objectives to all staff and external agencies, therefore promoting positively, the philosophy of the School through high professional standards.
The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher registered with GTC/GTCW. Have at least 5 years experience of working with pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties in a range of settings. Have the ability to take a lead in managing the School in the absence of the Headteacher, both in terms the management of staff and young people. Ability to ensure each pupil has an effective Learning Plan (IEP) within their Local Authority's Personal Education Plan. Knowledge of National Curriculum, especially at Key Stages 3 / 4. The ability to raise achievement ensuring that the needs of individuals and groups of pupils are met. The ability to differentiate for a small group of pupils to ensure learning opportunities are optimised and social skills are supported. A knowledge and understanding of the use of Assessment Procedures in ensuring optimum learning. Ability to take a lead in a behaviour management strategy and support staff in the implementation of a realistic, target based model. The ability to form and develop effective working relationships with colleagues from other professions both internally and externally.
If you meet the above requirements we would like to hear from you.
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