Leadership scale (L7 – L11)

Required for 1st January 2020

Talbot Specialist School is situated in the south of the city and provides education for students with cognition and learning difficulties – including emotional and behavioural needs, profound and complex learning difficulties and pupils within the autistic spectrum. Talbot is co-located with Newfield Secondary School, and works closely with them to actively seek out opportunities, to promote inclusion across the curriculum for all our young people.

Talbot has a teaching school, Fusion TSA which includes a school to school support service.

The governors will consider those who have:

  • Relevant qualifications or experience in SEN
  • Experience of working with young people with Severe and Complex Learning Difficulties and / or ASD.
  • Training in relevant learning/behaviour strategies

In addition, candidates will need to demonstrate the following key competencies:

  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • The ability to work with other agencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Undertaking training in the following areas will be a requirement; Moving and Handling, Makaton Signing and Team Teach (Positive Handling Strategies). The selection process involves shortlisting candidates through the matching of information from the application form and accompanying letter/statement to the person specification.

Application forms and further details can be obtained from Mrs Nichola Jones your completed application form, Appendix A and Equal Opportunities Form can be returned by the closing date below.

Closing date: Friday, 4th October 2019

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 15th October 2019


Assistant Head Cover Letter

Assistant Head JD & Person Spec


Teachers Application Form

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