Assistant Headteacher - Boston

Lincolnshire, PE21 Ruth Jarman
Permanent/Full Time £44.00 - £50.00

Posted 6 days ago

Job Role: Assistant Headteacher - SEMH School (Primary)

Location: Boston

Salary: Starting from £44,000 per annum

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Start Date: As soon as possible

Are you an experienced and passionate leader ready to make a significant impact in a specialised educational setting? Simply Education is thrilled to present a remarkable opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher to join a dedicated team at a SEMH (social, emotional and mental health) school in Boston. This permanent role focuses on the Primary side of the school, offering a unique chance to shape and inspire young minds.

About the School:

The school is a well-established SEMH school renowned for its commitment to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for children with social, emotional, and mental health needs. The school prides itself on delivering tailored educational experiences that empower students to achieve their full potential.

Role and Responsibilities:

As the Assistant Headteacher, you will:

Work closely with the Headteacher and senior leadership team to drive the school’s vision and strategic goals.

Oversee the development and implementation of curriculum and pastoral care within the Primary phase.

Lead and support a team of dedicated teachers and support staff, fostering an inclusive and dynamic learning environment.

Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of educational programs, ensuring high standards of teaching and learning.

Play a pivotal role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will:

Have previous senior leadership experience, ideally within a SEMH or special educational needs setting.

Demonstrate a strong understanding of the challenges and opportunities within SEMH education.

Exhibit excellent leadership, communication, and organisational skills.

Be committed to creating an inclusive, supportive, and stimulating environment for both students and staff.

Hold a relevant teaching qualification and be registered with the appropriate educational body.


Competitive salary starting from £44,000 per annum.

Continuous professional development and career progression opportunities.

A supportive and collaborative working environment.

The chance to make a real difference in the lives of children with SEMH needs.

If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact or alternatively on 01522 370172 at our Lincoln office.

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form.

*As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *


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