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Deputy Head Teacher - Bishopton PRU

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 27/04/2018 12:00
£45,743 - £50,476 per annum
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Schools - Teaching
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Closing date:
27 Apr

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This job is closed for applications.

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Bishopton Pupil Referral Unit is a complex PRU of Stockton-on-Tees Local Authority. It takes pupils from Key Stage 2, 3 & 4 from the whole of Stockton authority. It comprises of two separate sites, Bishopton and Redhill, who work together as one single PRU. One building on the Billingham site houses the anxious, phobic and home/hospital pupils (currently known as Redhill), the other houses key stages 2, 3 & 4 pupils. The PRU takes referrals from 60 primary schools and 13 secondary schools. There are currently 85 on roll. Bishopton received a grade of good, by Ofsted, in June 2017. We are now on an exciting journey to be an outstanding school with a clear strategic vision for moving forward.

We wish to appoint a Deputy Head teacher who will be responsible for working alongside the Head teacher to ensure that the school provides a safe and positive learning environment in which children and young people can develop the necessary skills to make a positive transition into the next stage of their education/employment and/or training.

The successful candidate will:
- Be responsible for staff CPD and Performance Management
- Be responsible for the quality of teaching, learning and assessment - completing lesson observations, work scrutinies, planning scrutinies, learning walks etc
- Be responsible for ensuring the curriculum and its delivery, maximises opportunities for academic achievement and the development of social, emotional and personal skills
- Contribute to the development of a comprehensive and clear strategic vision for the school
- Support staff in delivering outstanding outcomes
- Be an outstanding practitioner - the successful candidate may be required to teach
- Lead on the implementation of Outreach Support
- Support the Headteacher in strategic leadership and school development
- Lead and manage staff and students
- Sustain an excellent environment for learning
- Promote and strengthen the partnership between the school and the community

This is a particularly challenging role and the successful candidate must be committed to creating a positive learning environment no matter what barriers they may face. You will need a high level of resilience and a commitment to working as part of an emotionally intelligent team to support vulnerable children.

Bishopton is committed to providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all pupils.

If you wish to discuss the position or find out more about working in a PRU, please contact Mrs Carr (Headteacher) for an informal chat. An application pack can be obtained from Mary Denham via email; Mary.Denham@sbcschools.org.uk. Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on the closing date.

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