Head Teacher – Brantridge School

Full Time

Brantridge School

L19 £62,429 – L24 £70,423 plus allowance as appropriate

Brantridge is a residential special school, catering for boys with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties, Autistic Spectrum (ASC), including those with Asperger's Syndrome and those with a diagnosis of ADHD and associated learning difficulties. Most pupils have also exhibited challenging behaviour in their previous schools.

Brantridge School is a sponsored academy and part of the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) family. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities that it serves.

You will be ambitious for our pupils' success, a proven leader either at Deputy or Head level and have a track record in successfully implementing school improvement. You will need to:

be a highly capable leader, with a clear sense of vision, strategic thinking and purpose

be an exceptional classroom practitioner, with experience in the field of Special Needs

have recent and relevant experience of highly effective leadership and a strong track record in raising standards

have a full understanding of processes involving children in care, child protection and safeguarding and be committed to working in partnership

be collegiate, responsive, highly approachable and have the ability to inspire colleagues, pupils and their families

We can offer:

the opportunity to develop skills and experience within a family of providers

staff and an Executive Board who are committed and dedicated to success

support and guidance from Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk. Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Please contact the school office to arrange a tour of Brantridge: http://brantridge-school.co.uk/

Closing Date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 9th March 2018

Selection process and Interview: Tuesday 20th March 2018

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing date: 9 Mar 2018

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