Deputy Headteacher

  • Employer: Bluebell Park
  • Salary: £69,970 - £79,112 per annum
  • Location: Cawthorne Walk, Kirkby
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time hours.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 10/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Reference: SVP 0224

Leadership Pay Scale: L17 – L22 (£69,970 - £79,112)

To commence: 1st January 2025 or as soon as possible

We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join our team at Bluebell Park. We are a vibrant and welcoming school dedicated to providing an enriching educational experience for children aged 3 – 19, with severe and complex learning difficulties.

The newly appointed Headteacher and Governing Body, is actively seeking a committed, enthusiastic, and innovative Deputy Headteacher to join our wonderful school. We are in pursuit of a strategic leader, adept at nurturing a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence within our school community who can be instrumental in leading our school forward. The ideal candidate will possess the vision and drive to build upon our existing positive ethos, leveraging our strengths to support our future development priorities. If you are a dedicated educator with a passion for developing a love of learning, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our dedicated and friendly team at Bluebell Park

What is special about Bluebell Park and what do we offer our staff?

  • The opportunity to help lead a vibrant, high-achieving school.
  • A supportive, committed school community.
  • A happy, well-managed school with a strong team ethos
  • Wonderful pupils who amaze us every day with their achievements
  • A range of opportunities for career development
  • Supportive network of 17 SLD schools offering opportunities for CPD
  • Access to our employee assistance programme, Viv Up

 

We would love to show you around our wonderful school. If you would like to arrange a visit please contact Michelle Slater, michelle.slater@knowsley.gov.uk between the dates Wednesday 15th May – Friday 24th May 2024.

Please note school is closed for half term holiday Monday 27th May – Friday 7th June 2024

How to apply?

Applications are by an application form together with a succinct letter (no more than 2 sides) to the Headteacher stating how you meet the responsibilities and necessary qualifications in the job specification.

Application Form: Please use KMBC application form which can be downloaded from the school website along with the job description and person specification.

 

Closing Date:  Monday 10th June 2024 at midday (12pm)

Shortlisting: Monday 10th June 2024

Interview: Friday 14th June 2024

 

All Enquiries to: michelle.slater@knowsley.gov.uk

Completed Application Form to: bluebell.park@knowsley.gov.uk

School Website: www.bluebellparkknowsley.co.uk

 

Bluebell Park School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to the Equality Act 2010. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. This post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in KCSIE, including health clearance by the Local Authority Occupational Health provider, an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred list check. By engaging in this recruitment process, shortlisted candidates consent to an online search in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance 2023. We do not accept CVs

How to apply

Applications are by an application form together with a succinct letter (no more than 2 sides) to the Headteacher stating how you meet the responsibilities and necessary qualifications in the job specification.

 

Application Form: Please use KMBC application form which can be downloaded from the school website along with the job description and person specification.

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