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Deputy Headteacher

Leadership Scale 16-20 £61,166 to £67,364

Start Date: January 2023

The Governing Body of Penn Hall School seek to appoint a talented, dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher.

This is an exciting opportunity to take a key role in a school for children and young people aged 3 -19 years with a range of special educational needs and disabilities. The Deputy Headteacher will support the Headteacher in shaping the future of the school to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will work to promote a culture of child centred learning, where young people experience a positive and enriching school life which prepares them for adulthood.

The school has a strong and shared commitment to achieve excellence and improve life outcomes for all pupils.


Our mission statement is that we are all:

Working together to be the best that we can be


Penn Hall has:

• 112 children and young people aged 3 – 19 years whose special needs include physical disability, profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties and autism spectrum conditions.

• Positive engagement with parents and community partners

• A committed and skilled staff team who place children and young people at the heart of their work.

• Specialist facilities located on a unique site with extensive outdoor spaces and a beautiful Grade II listed building.

• A well established outreach provision that works in partnership with schools throughout the City

Penn Hall School needs a Deputy Headteacher who will:

• Offer commitment and creativity so that each child and young person will achieve their personal best.

• Work with the Headteacher to develop and deliver a strategic vision that ensures progress and success for all children and young people.

• Be compassionate and responsive to the needs of our learners and their families.

• Develop, motivate and support a professional, experienced and caring staff team.

• Foster partnership working with other schools and external agencies.

• Lead responses to current and ongoing initiatives within special education.

The successful candidate will be an excellent and innovative practitioner who is able to demonstrate a strong track record as an effective strategic leader and will be committed to ensuring that all young people achieve their full potential.

To gain an insight into Penn Hall please:

• Refer to the school information included

• visit our website: www.pennhall.co.uk where you will find information about our school including:

o A link to view our latest OFSTED reports.

o An opportunity to view a video offering a flavour of school life.

Penn Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS ) checks in relation to criminal and child protection matters. The enhanced DBS check will be processed with other relevant employment checks applicable to this role. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Peter Green, our School Business Manager to arrange a suitable date and time to meet with the Headteacher.

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2022

Interviews: Monday July 11th 2022

Applications: on-line through WM Jobs Deputy Headteacher in Penn Hall School Vicarage Road Wolverhampton WV4 5HP - 129015 | WM Jobs