Director of Education, Devon

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WESC Foundation - The Specialist Centre for the Visual ImpairedDevon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

WESC Foundation is looking for a dynamic new lead for our education provision. Someone who can set the vision for and ensure the delivery of outstanding education, maximising the potential of our young people and preparing them to have the highest quality of life and independence.

Already in a Senior Education role, your leadership skills, knowledge of complex needs, visual or sensory impairment and the landscape in which WESC Foundation operates, will allow you to set the direction for new and existing services. You will develop an inspiring and challenging Curriculum, leading our teaching, therapy and other specialists to ensure the best possible outcomes for our students and young adults.

As a member of the Executive Team you will share the strategic responsibility to grow the Charity and extend our reach and impact for those with sensory loss both in the SW and beyond.


For an informal conversation, to arrange a school visit or to request an application for this role, call our advising consultants Xen Yiasoumi on 020 3194 9678, or Michael Watson on 020 3194 3473,


Closing date: 8th May 12pm. CVs alone will not be accepted.


Assessment and formal interviews will take place on Wednesday 16th May 2018 at our campus in Exeter. You will need to be available the whole day from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. We are looking for someone to take up post in September 2018.


WESC Foundation is committed to equality and diversity. We welcome applicants regardless of racial, ethnic or national origin, religion or beliefs, disability, sexuality, age or responsibilities for dependents.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are conditional to an enhanced DBS check and registration with the update service.

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More about WESC Foundation - The Specialist Centre for the Visual Impaired
Address: Topsham Road, Countess Wear, Exeter, Devon, EX2 6HA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 454200