Head of Education - Specialist Education - ASD

Recruiter
Compass Associates Ltd
Location
Newton Solney
Salary
£40,000 per annum
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Education - Specialist Education - ASD

£40,000 - 55,000 + Excellent Benefits

Derby

Compass Associates are currently working with a quality provider of Specialist Education and Residential Care, who accommodate children and young people who display a wide range of needs, including Autism and Challenging Behaviour resulting in complex learning needs.

This is a full time, permanent role which is commutable from the following areas; Nottingham, Burton on Trent, Stoke on Trent, Mansfield, Chesterfield and Stafford.

The Site - Head of Education - Specialist Education - ASD

Based within a medium sized school with fantastic facilities which have been specifically designed to support those with ASD and associated behaviours. The site islocated in a safe and peaceful area on the outskirts of Derby. Providing Specialist Education and Residential Care for children and young people aged 8 -19, who display complex learning difficulties such as inflexible thinking or inability to control their emotions in certain environments or social situations.

The Role - Head of Education - Specialist Education- ASD

As the Head of Education you will be expected to drive the development of the school, as well as support and manage the current staff team while maximising the academic and social outcomes for the pupils. Reporting directly into the CEO you will play a key part in the Senior Leadership Team and work closely with the principal, registered manager and the care team within the residential services.

The Candidate- Head of Education - Specialist Education - ASD

The ideal candidate will be a qualified teacher by trade, but have recent experience as a Head teacher in a similar setting. You will be up to date with OFSTED and have the ability to create systems to run in line. You will have experience in building and maintaining relationships with key commissioners and have a strong understanding of the financials behind the school. As an individual you will be motivated and driven to support children and young people to achieve excellent results.

Criteria - Head of Education - Specialist Education- ASD

** Current experience in holding the Head Teacher position within a Specialist School

** Good understanding of OFSTED and a track record of successful outcomes

** Experience in working with children who have Autism (ASD)

** Strong presence and leadership style

** Qualified Teacher

Contact - Head of Education - Specialist Education- ASD

For further information or to apply to this position please contact Emma Alexander at Compass Associates.

Recommendations - Head of Education - Specialist Education - ASD

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £150 for each successful recommendation.