Assistant Head Teacher

Full Time
Fountaindale Special School, Nottingham Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 5BA
Range L5 - L9

Required from January 2021.

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and knowledgeable teacher who will share the school’s vision to provide exceptional provision for our children.

The successful candidate will provide outstanding learning opportunities and will have the ability to inspire others.

You will lead on Teaching and Learning across our school, securing the implementation of an ambitious curriculum. This will include developing the pedagogy of our staff to ensure that children’s learning opportunities and outcomes are maximised. 

You will be passionate about the entitlement of every young person to an inspiring education and have an unwavering belief in the potential of every pupil to succeed. 

You will need to consistently demonstrate high standards of personal integrity, loyalty, discretion and professionalism.

In return, we can offer you a supportive, creative and friendly staff team that is committed to ensuring that all children’s outcomes are maximised at every opportunity. We have great children and a spacious and well-resourced working environment in a beautiful setting.

We are a special school and whilst you do not need to have experience in working in a special school, you would need to have experience in working with children with special educational needs. You would be expected to access professional development in this area.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed but not essential. Please contact Jan Collins, Acting Head of School on 01623 792671 or email:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in school, unless otherwise stated are, are suitable for a job share arrangement. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of, gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

If you would like to join the Fountaindale Team, application forms are available:

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Closing Date: 25th September 2020

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