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Head of Centre – Rise@GHC

Garth Hill CollegeBracknell Forest

Temporary contract – up to one year 

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, passionate and dynamic leader to the post of Head of Centre at Rise@GHC on a fixed term contract of up to one year (e.g. 1 September 2021 – 31 August 2022). 

Rise@GHC is a specialist unit serving pupils aged 11-19 with autistic spectrum conditions living in Bracknell Forest and other local authorities. The centre is part of Garth Hill College, but operates in dedicated buildings within a fifteen-minute walk and five-minute drive of the main Garth Hill College site. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher of SEND to join the Garth Hill leadership team and play a lead role in the development of this important specialist provision in our community. As Head of Centre, the successfully appointed person will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of the Centre, and ensuring high quality provision and standards for all learners. 

We offer a positive, friendly and supportive atmosphere, a strong team ethos, a strong staff association and the very best programme of professional development together with opportunities for career development. 

Garth Hill College is a happy and vibrant place of learning. We are proud to be a genuinely comprehensive school and offer a wide and diverse range of excellent opportunities, inside and outside the classroom, that we believe enable our young people to develop exceptionally well both academically and personally. Garth Hill College was recently rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted in May 2019. The inspectors commented on the determination and passion of staff to continue to develop the College. 

Please contact Mrs J Drury at the College on 01344 421122 or for further information regarding this role and if you would like to arrange a visit prior to application. Only applications submitted on the official application form will be considered.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 14 May 2021.

Please note: applications may be dealt with on receipt which may cause this position to close earlier than states.

Garth Hill College is committed to safeguarding children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a full disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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