“We grow people”
The Governors at Abbey Court School are seeking to appoint a…
We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking individual, who has the
passion, commitment and drive to maintain the school’s outstanding status.
The ideal candidate will be an effective decision maker who can enthuse
parents and staff, as well as having an ability to engage the wider
community. Flexibility, the ability to respond to daily events and effective
prioritisation are essential requirements. The successful candidate will work
in partnership with the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher, and will have
responsibility for the day to day running of one site, ensuring continuous
improvement in all areas.
In return, the school can offer: happy children who respond well to
challenge, an exciting, enquiry based approach to teaching and learning,
a commitment to continuous professional development, which promotes
and encourages further Leadership development and freedom to develop
the role further.
Abbey Court School delivers a full curriculum to pupils with Severe, and
Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties between the ages of 3 to 19. The
school is split and currently based at two Strood sites 1 mile apart. The
school has a farm in the grounds of the primary site.
We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey
Court School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which
includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of
employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.
Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and
procedures which encourage and promote safe working practices across the
school. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional
development to maintain safe working practice and safeguard our children
and young people
A copy of the school's Safeguarding Policy is available to read here - https://www.abbeycourt.medway.sch.uk/about-us/primary-department/