Deputy Head Teacher, Brantwood Specialist School, Sheffield

Brantwood Specialist School, 1 Kenwood Bank, Nether Edge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 1NU

Brantwood Specialist School is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ruskin Mill Trust and offers a unique, holistic and pupil-centred approach to the education and care of 7-19-year-olds who have not succeeded in mainstream provision.  The school provides an educational experience based on the National and Steiner Waldorf Curriculum, embedding the RMT practical skills therapeutic educational curriculum with accredited qualifications

Deputy Head Teacher
Grade 15:16
£49,331.85 – £57,766.52 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Please note this role is a 52-week role with 33 (increasing to 38) days holidays

As a senior leader at the school, your role is to work collaboratively with the Head Teacher and provide exceptional leadership. Ensuring the school’s success and continual improvement whilst maintaining the highest standards of learning and achievement in accordance with statutory and Ofsted requirements and the vision, and method of the Ruskin Mill Trust. This includes ensuring the development of the school as a contemporary Rudolf Steiner school for children and young people with complex learning needs.

Working as part of the Senior Leadership Team you will be shaping the school’s future by maintaining and developing a school-wide focus on students’ achievements and establishing creative, effective approaches to learning and teaching, responsive to the needs of our student community. The post holder is to contribute to the whole life of the school and further development of our outdoor curriculum, always remembering that our core purpose is to improve the education and the life of the students at the school.

In return, we offer significant personal development opportunities and support to work within a holistic organisation that is growing on a national scale, the satisfaction to significantly improve the lives of young people and their families.

Only those with an outstanding commitment to excellence should apply. The successful applicant will have completed their Teaching Qualification, achieved Qualified Teacher Status, proven experience in SEN Education and behaviour management and have worked with the Ofsted framework for assessment and safeguarding.

Closing date: 12 pm Monday 19th April 2021

Please note we do not accept C.V.s, to apply you must complete our online application form at or you can request a physical or word document copy of the application form by contacting or 0114 252 5978. Visits to the School can only be arranged if you are shortlisted for an interview.

Brantwood Independent Specialist School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS Enhanced Disclosure Brantwood Independent Specialist School is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.