Vacancy – Assistant Head of School – Student progress and Staff development

Salary: leadership pay range including outer London allowance Closing date: 16th March 2018

To support the day to day management of the school and to make a contribution to the strategic development of the school through active membership of the leadership team

St John’s is St John’s RC School is a non-maintained special school offering day provision for pupils aged 5 to 19 with a wide range of needs including moderate to severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and those with associated speech, language and communication difficulties.

Based in Woodford Green, Essex we have students from across the county as well as the London Boroughs. Although we are a Roman Catholic school we welcome pupils from all faiths and backgrounds.

We are very proud of our school and our team of highly skilled and dedicated staff, including music, speech and language therapists, learning mentors and learning support assistants who work together to ensure that our pupils achieve and grow in confidence and self-esteem within a community of care and learning; developing their independent living skills to their full potential.
The school is committed to pupil progress and celebrating the achievement of the individual child.
St John’s was judged as a ‘good ’ school by Ofsted in November 2016

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and experienced teachers who have the passion and commitment to help us support our amazing pupils to experience the best learning opportunities possible.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate and other employment checks.

Prospective candidates are warmly encouraged to visit the school.

For an application pack please email or call 020 8504 1818