Overton School - Deputy Head Teacher

Job Type:
Job Sector:
West Midlands
£37,248 to £52,380 per annum
Salary Description:
£37248 - £52380 Per Annum Generous Annual Leave , Occupational Sick pay, Pension, Health Care Schem
Bryn Melyn Care Ltd
Job Ref:
Overton - Deputy Head Teacher

We are now hiring for an exceptional Deputy Head Teacher that will work alongside our School Principal to shape and lead our brand new residential school, Overton School, in Ludlow.

We are ideally looking for an individual who can join us in September (although not essential) and will work on a full time basis over a non-academic working year

At BMC we have over 30 years of expertise and work with leading professionals in the industry to equip our staff with the knowledge and skills required to transform the lives of vulnerable children and young people. At Overton School we will be providing specialist residential and educational placements to children and young people between 10-18 who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis, and we are looking for Deputy Head Teacher who has significant experience of working with autism and understands the challenges and barriers that our children will face within an educational setting, and has the ability to guide our teachers in identifying teaching methods that enable our pupils to achieve sustained progress.

You will be an outstanding teacher who has a genuine passion and working knowledge of helping children with an ASD diagnosis. As importantly you will be someone who is resilient, innovative and has the type of enthusiasm that is infectious and has the ability to build an outstanding team of expert teachers.

Ideally you will have a background in teaching English as a core subject up to and including GCSE levels and you won't be afraid of playing an active role within our timetable.

As the Deputy Head Teacher you will also hold the responsibility of being our Designated Safeguarding Lead and will form part of BMC's formal safeguarding team.

To apply for the role you will need

- To be a qualified teacher and have the ability to teach a core subject up to GCSE level
- Have substantial experience of working with Children & Young people with an ASD diagnosis
- Have experience of working at a strategic level within an educational setting
- Have the ability to role model behaviours and motivate a varied team in order to achieve outstanding results

As an employer we are an employer of choice within your field; here are a few reasons why:

- Named within the top 50 fastest growing organisations within Shropshire in the 2017 edition of the Shropshire Growth Barometer by lead accountancy firm, BDO.
- Our clinical integration is renowned and our clinical leave has received royal recognition for her contribution to Mental Health.
- We have just been awarded a further two 'Outstanding' ratings by Oftsed to join our other 'Outstanding' homes. All of our homes are either outstanding or good.
- A culture of excellence with an open and transparent management culture that aligns to therapeutic models
- Highly competitive salary scales and reward schemes
- Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour confidential support. Counselling, advice and assistance services
- Excellent professional training, not just the basics but on-going skills development that is recognised as industry-leading within the social care sector
- Opportunities to join our Management Development Programme
- Regular professional supervision and team support meetings
- Clinical support and consultation to our teams
- Career development and progression

Successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check (which we will pay for), along with the requirement to provide

Contact Details:
Bryn Melyn Care Ltd
Tel: 01952504715
Contact: Sherrie Bloomer

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