Blackmarston Primary Special School – Hereford
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 – L24
Contract term: Permanent
The Governors of Blackmarston Primary Special School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational, and forward thinking Headteacher who has the passion, creativity and commitment to deliver excellence in all areas and lead our school to outstanding. Blackmarston is an 87 placed special school for children with severe learning difficulties and a diverse range of profound and complex needs from the ages of 2 to 11 years old. We have a nursery, which takes children for assessment and a thriving primary provision with high aspirations for all of our children. Children at our school develop a love of learning in a nurturing and inclusive environment. They experience a broad and meaningful learning journey that celebrates their individuality, whilst challenging and inspiring them to be the best that they can be. The children are amazing, they inspire us every day and we must find the right person to ensure the school continues to provide an exceptional education and take us forward into the 2020's.
Blackmarston School staff, governors and parents/carers believe that everyone deserves the best possible opportunities in their formative years and we work collaboratively to ensure every child achieves their personal goals and potential. The staff team (of approx. 60 staff) is dedicated, passionate and committed to ensuring every child can thrive by offering a specialist curriculum to meet their individual needs. We all support our families to ensure their children receive the very best learning opportunities and therapeutic provision.
If you share our ethos to “provide an inclusive, holistic provision that will enable all members of the school community to attain their full potential in an encouraging and supporting environment which is happy, safe and secure, caring and positive with every child central to all we do with a commitment to supporting, empowering and uplifting our families and carers;” we’d like to hear from you.
The new Headteacher would ideally be in place from January 2020.
Visit dates are 10th & 11th September
Closing date: 13th September 2019
Interview date: 27th September 2019
Blackmarston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full DBS check before appointment is confirmed.
Blackmarston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.