Closing Date: Noon – Thursday 12th May 2022

Shortlisting:  Thursday 12th May 2022

Interviews:   Wednesday 18th May 2022

Required start September 2022

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’, all age (4-19) special school in Middlesbrough and we work with children and young people with a range of learning difficulties, including Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, and Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.

Due to the forthcoming retirement of our current Deputy Head Teacher, the governors wish to appoint an outstanding Deputy Head Teacher for our outstanding school.

The new Deputy Head Teacher will have vision, high expectations and be able to show themselves as a very special person for our very special school.

Our school is a vibrant and dynamic place to work. We are a forward thinking, outward facing school and we constantly strive to challenge, motivate and inspire our special learners to be the best that they can be.

If you:

  • have significant experience within SEND settings
  • have proven leadership experience, with evidence of positive impact on pupil outcomes
  • enjoy leading within a fast paced, innovative, exciting and supportive environment.
  • are able to take a strategic overview and inspire others to follow your vision

then we would welcome your application.

We warmly encourage you to visit in order to get a sense of the family and community spirit that is at the heart of our school. Please contact the school office on 01642 770540 to arrange an appointment. 

Please complete the application form and return to Mrs S Robinson by email to recruitment@priorywoodsschool.com

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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