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Welcome To
Carlton Digby School

Together we achieve


Assistant Head Teacher (Ref: AHT23)

Salary Range: L6 – L10 £47,735 - £52,723  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and forward-thinking full-time Assistant Head Teacher to join our successful school from January 2023 or sooner. You must be passionate about pupils’ learning, working as part of a successful team and supporting our school to be outward facing.

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 3 – 18 years. We have currently 90 pupils on roll. In March 2020, the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Outstanding’. 

The post involves a range of core duties as detailed in the job description. In addition, there will be significant additional responsibilities, which will be determined from current school requirements and the successful candidate’s skills.

There will be a 0.5 FTE teaching commitment, and you will be responsible for a specific subject area across the school. While this is not yet pre-determined, please detail your areas of strength / expertise in your application.

In joining Carlton Digby School, you will benefit from:

  • Working with our fabulous children and their families
  • Being part of a strong team of staff
  • Strong links with the local community and other special schools
  • Excellent facilities
  • High quality CPD
  • Supportive and involved Governors

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

The closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 1st July 2022. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th July 2022.  

Visits are warmly welcomed and are available on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 15th June at 2pm
  • Monday 20th June at 9.30am
  • Wednesday 29th June at 2pm


Please email the office to book a visit. Please look at our website for further information and for a virtual tour of the school.


If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we regret to advise your application was unsuccessful and due to previous high response, will be unable to provide individual feedback.