Deputy Head Teacher / SEMH / SEN

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P6129
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary: £32,000 to £37,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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SEMH / SEN Deputy Head Teacher who has considerable experience working with children with Social, Emotional, Behavioural and additional needs, is required to join our Park House School, part of Five Rivers Child Care.


SALARY: £32,000 – £37,000 per annum

LOCATION: Taunton, Somerset 

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent


APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.



Five Rivers Child Care is a leading Social Enterprise who turns children’s lives around. Our Education service is committed to providing warm and consistent environments where pupils develop positive behaviour, whether an in-house facility or our outreach service in the community, all our education services provide the same level of individual planning and learning for each child.

We are looking for an SEMH / SEN Deputy Head Teacher for our Park House School which works with children who have social, emotional and emerging mental health needs. The school is based in a quiet area of Taunton, providing a safe and nurturing environment for anxious, vulnerable pupils unable to sustain a mainstream placement.

Our educational offer is a balance of academic studies, physical and outdoor education, vocational studies and personal development programmes, where the children are taught in small groups or on a one to one basis.  Bite-size learning based on personal interests and community issues engages pupils – helping extend their concentration.

As the SEMH / SEN Deputy Head Teacher you will be responsible for Curriculum and Assessment.  Working alongside our fantastic Head Teacher, you will be the lead on curriculum development and quality within the school, supporting the staff team through leadership and development.  You will also be the lead on evaluation on standards of teaching and learning, supporting the growth of Park House.

In return, we will offer the opportunity to join a developing and improving establishment that is in an exciting period of transition and growth. You will receive training in Pro-active Approaches techniques as well as commitment to and support of your own professional development aspirations.

If you are successful you will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure check prior to employment and then on a 3-yearly update. Five Rivers requires full and satisfactory employment references covering 3 years. We require all new employees to bring proof of identity and proof of right to work in the UK.

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.





APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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