Assistant Head Teacher West Yarner - On Track Education Services Ltd

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £26,790 - £40,085 per annum. (paid all year round but will only be expected to work on the school site during term time)

Support, nurture, inspire, empower

On Track Education in West Yarner/Seale Hayne is a mixed, day special school.  The school provides education for up to 24 pupils aged 7-16, who benefit from small group and individualised learning and have communication and interaction difficulties, Autistic spectrum conditions and learning needs.  The number of pupils is likely to increase to 40 in the autumn term. Our Primary base is West Yarner, Dartington and our secondary base is Seale Hayne, Newton Abbot. Our curriculum provides a wide range of opportunities to learn outside and offsite to enhance the education and care of our pupils. We use the Thrive approach to develop healthy, happy, confident children, who are ready and open to learning.  We aim to help each child enjoy education which will enable them to be successful members of the school and wider communities. We treat each child as an individual by ensuring the learning opportunities are challenging and engaging. Our ultimate goal is that the young people who leave us are prepared for adulthood; whether that be employment, further education, training, or living as independently as possible contributing positively within their community.

We are looking for an Assistant Head to join the school in September 2022. This role will also involve being the subject lead for English.

Main Purpose:
• To support the Senior Leadership Team to ensure that the school consistently meets all the criteria for a good quality of education.
• To support the Senior Leadership Team to ensure that independent school standards are consistently met.
• To plan and deliver an inspiring curriculum that enables all pupils to make good progress, enjoy and achieve in this subject. 
• To work with the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher to promote and develop the teaching of English within the whole school.

Personal Attributes:
• Qualified Teacher with a specialism in English
• An understanding of progression through English Curriculum
• Experience of Special Education and a passion for working with pupils with SEN and a range of emotional and behavioural difficulties
• A commitment to positive behaviour management

Why work for On Track?
• Our holistic approach to education with a focus on emotional and social development
• The opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of children who can be educationally overlooked 
• To work as part of a dedicated and supportive team
• To experience a different ethos regarding education 

On Track Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Robust safeguarding checks will be undertaken before the appointment is confirmed including a full Disclosure And Barring Service check.

On Track places safeguarding at the heart of all that it does and all staff are expected to be mindful of safeguarding and child protection issues in relation to all pupils

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 therefore certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed, and if they are disclosed, we cannot take them into account.

We are an Equal Opportunities organisation, totally Committed 2 Equality.

For further information and an application form contact 
On enquiry you will receive an application form. Completed application form to be submitted by Friday 19th August 2022.        

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationSouth HamsDevon
  • Work Postcode

    TQ9 6DX

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSchool LeadershipTeaching - SecondaryTeaching - Special & Other

  • Salary Details

    £26,790 - £40,085 per annum. (paid all year round but will only be expected to work on the school site during term time)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required