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DBS660/20 Assistant Headteacher - Beacon Hill School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/09/2020 12:00
£47,707- £52,643 pa
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Beacon Hill School, Rising Sun Cottages, Wallsend, NE28 8JW

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Sep

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Further information

SCHOOL: Beacon Hill School
Address: Rising Sun Cottages, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear. NE28 9JW
Tel: (0191) 6433000
Email: beaconhill@ntlp.org.uk
Web: www.beaconhill.org.uk
Headteacher: Mrs. Justina Terretta
Number on Roll: 178


Beacon Hill is a school for pupils aged 3-19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, ASC and complex needs. The school has the delegated responsibility to lead and manage the Sensory Support Service, Portage Team & Early Years Inclusion Fund and Independent Travel Commissioned Service. These teams support early intervention and independence skills for the individual children and young people with specific ‘needs’ and work within homes, schools (both Mainstream and Special) and community provisions across North Tyneside.

The Governing Body of Beacon Hill School is seeking to appoint a committed, dynamic leader to join our forward thinking school. The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner within the field of special education (SLD/PMLD/ASC) with the motivation and energy to develop the role of Pastoral Care and Wellbeing Assistant Headteacher within the school.

The successful candidate will be part of the senior leadership team with responsibility for the wellbeing and care of students and staff across school and to engage with external agencies under the direction of the Headteacher and support children and their families with statutory processes supporting the SENCO. There will also be a three day teaching commitment.

The school is looking for a motivated and dynamic individual who can think creatively and initiate actions that impact on making a difference to the children at Beacon Hill School.

The successful candidate will
• Have over 5 years teaching experience within a specialist provision.
• An excellent practitioner who can enthuse and inspire.
• Have experience of leading whole school improvement.
• Support a learning and teaching ethos that values high quality creative approaches which support and challenge learners
• Be committed to inclusion and removing barriers to learning.
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Justina Terretta (Headteacher) or Paula Timlin (Deputy Headteacher) for further information, an informal ‘chat’ or to arrange an appointment (0191 6433000)

Application packs are available from and are to be returned to sharon.biggins@ntlp.org.uk.
Closing date: September 25 at 12.00, 2020

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Beacon Hill School safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with North Tyneside’s Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

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