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Assistant Head of School Dryden

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/12/2016 23:59
£51,127 - £56,511
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Dryden School
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Governors are seeking to appoint a suitable candidate to this permanent position at Dryden School. This post is required for April 2017

This is an exceptional opportunity to become Assistant Head of School within a Hard Federation comprising of two secondary special schools in Gateshead. An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Head of School at Dryden School. Dryden caters for pupils and students from 11-16/19 years who have moderate/profound and/or complex learning difficulties.

The Governors are seeking an exceptional and inspirational Assistant Head of School.

We are looking for someone who:
* is an inspirational leader and strategic thinker with a clear vision who can build and drive forward our agenda of excellence,
* is passionate about teaching and learning and has proven leadership and management skills,
* has a thorough knowledge of current educational issues and other relevant legislation plus a track record of raising achievement.

We can offer:
* a dedicated and focused team of teachers and support staff,
* amazing pupils with a passion for learning,
* an opportunity to be part of a unique and growing collaboration of two schools,
* very active and supportive governors, working as a critical friend.

If successful you will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

The successful candidate will take up the post in April 2017

Application forms are available from Christine Hewitson christinehewitson@gateshead.gov.uk. or from the school office. Please return your completed application form along with supporting letter to Dryden School, Shotley Gardens, Gateshead, NE9 5UR.

Visits to school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Christine Hewitson, Business Manager to arrange 0191 4203811/0191 4692462.

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