Head of School, Hassocks

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LVS HassocksHassocks

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Providing a unique, positive education for young people on the autism spectrum 

LVS Hassocks wishes to appoint an outstanding individual to take the leading role in the management of this special educational school (Autistic Spectrum Disorders). The successful applicant will be able to lead highly motivated teams, be dynamic, decisive and diplomatic with proven excellent communication at all levels. The Head of School will lead the learning and achievements of students at LVS Hassocks and work with the Director of SEN in developing the strategic planning, development and maintenance of the LVS innovative approaches to the education of children with ASD.

The post holder will be suitably qualified and taking the lead, will ensure that Senior Leaders implement a suitably challenging curriculum and set aspirational targets for all students. Rigorous monitoring of all areas of the school’s operation is a key element of this role. The successful candidate will be able to lead all stakeholders in ensuring a high quality of education for our students.

It is expected that the post holder will have at least 5 years’ experience of working at a senior level in a school for young people with high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome and have senior management experience, being able to demonstrate both academic and pastoral expertise with students and positive relationships with parents and other stakeholders.

Core hours are 8am – 5.30pm but requires flexibility, including being on-call. Accommodation may be available.

The successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter to: tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk 

Closing date: Friday 19th October 2018

LVS Hassocks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, along with their protection, including Prevent Duty, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Address: London Road, Sayers Common, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9HT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 832901