Assistant Head Teacher

School/Academy Services, Senior/Executives Appointments, Head Teachers/Deputy Head Teachers
Full Time
Carlton Digby School, 61 Digby Avenue, Nottingham NG3 6DS
L6 – L10 £46,117 - £50,936

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged from 3-18 years of age. The school currently has 71 pupils on roll. This purpose-built school was completed in September 2012 and the pupils and staff benefit from excellent teaching and learning facilities. In March 2018 the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Good’. 

Due to an increase in pupil numbers, we are seeking to appoint a second Assistant Head Teacher for September 2019. The post involves overall coordination of a department of five classes within the school. The post holder will be expected to lead and manage department staff and further develop the appropriate school curriculum within that department. Coordination of a significant curriculum area throughout the school will form part of the role (please indicate your area of strength on application). 

The successful candidate will be passionate about pupils’ learning and have proven skills required to lead and manage a successful team of dedicated teachers and support staff.

Current engagement with NPQSL or willingness to engage is essential.

The closing date for applications is Friday 26th April at 12 noon with interviews taking place Thursday 9th May 2019.

Visits by prospective candidates are strongly advised on Friday 5th April at 2.00pm or Tuesday 23rd April at 9.30am or 2.00pm. Please contact the school on 0115 9568289.

An application pack can be found at: or by email from

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date we regret to advise your application was unsuccessful and due to previous high response, will be unable to provide individual feedback at this stage.

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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