Community Leader, Horsham, West Sussex

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The Forest SchoolHorsham, West Sussex

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8 (£24,657.00-£27,358) pa pro-rata
Contract term: Permanent


The Forest School

Comptons Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5NT


Grade 8 £24,657-£27,358 per annum pro rata


An alternative start date can be negotiated for a suitable candidate

The Forest School is a successful and friendly 11-16 comprehensive boys school, committed to achieving high standards and to developing the potential of all our pupils and staff.

We are looking to appoint a Community Leader to lead the Branson mixed-age pastoral Community. Successful applicants will be friendly, enthusiastic and cheerful, who enjoy working with children and will want to make a difference to young peoples’ lives.

If appointed, you will lead the Branson Community of approximately 275 pupils and 16 tutors, encouraging everyone to work towards our ethos of “where boys learn best” and make an active contribution to the life of the school. You will liaise with parents, staff and external agencies to support pupils; manage challenging pupil behaviour; work with pupils and parents on improving school attendance; lead a team of tutors in the pastoral aspects of their role and provide opportunities to praise, reward and celebrate pupil success.

When appointed, you will join a team of friendly, supportive, hard-working and talented staff, committed to providing the best education possible to the boys in our school. We offer excellent induction and training, further professional opportunities and outstanding facilities.

Visits welcomed by appointment. Please contact Mr Mark England, Senior Assistant Headteacher on 01403 261086.

Please apply via the ‘Joining Us’ page on our website 

Closing date:   Monday 26 November (09.00am)

Interview date:  Monday 3 December 2018

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our pupils. The successful applicants to this post will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

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More about The Forest School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Compton's Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1403 261086
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