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Deputy Principal/Head of Education, Outcomes and Effective Learning
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Deputy Principal/Head of Education, Outcomes and Effective Learning

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Ratcliffe School


L17 - L21 £58,389 - £63,779
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April 2018
Apply by:
19 January 2018

Job overview

Due to the redesign and restructure of our two residential schools within the Dawlish Federation of Special Schools, the Governors and Executive Principal are seeking to appoint an exceptional, highly motivated and inspirational leader with strategic vision.

You will have proven leadership experience in a successful setting. You will provide the leadership and management which enables the school to give every pupil high quality education and care which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement, progress and personal development within the newly merged school from September 2018.

Our newly merged school will provide an all-through provision for children and young people aged 3-19 years with a continuum of needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, communication and interaction difficulties, learning difficulties and social development needs. You will be passionate about putting children and their families at the heart of any decision making and be committed to establishing an outstanding curriculum to ensure the very best outcomes for each of our pupils. You will understand the importance of relationships and the empowerment of pupils, staff and parents, have high emotional intelligence and be a proven team builder.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the governors, Executive Principal and staff to create a united, single, forward thinking and outward looking centre of excellence that provides the highest quality of education and care to our pupils.

Visits to the Federation are strongly encouraged prior to shortlisting and these are by appointment only on either 12 or 15 of January 2018. Please contact Jayne Davis on 01626 862939 to arrange a date and time.

Please email jdavis@dawlish-ratcliffe.devon.sch.uk to obtain an application form.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Closing Date: 19 January 2018

Interview dates: 31 January 2018 and 1 February 2018

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