Head Teacher – The Mulberry Bush School
Oxfordshire. Competitive Salary
A creative, forward thinking non-maintained special school, The Mulberry Bush School has developed a world-renowned reputation for providing psycho-dynamically informed integrated care, treatment and education for traumatised children, aged 5 to 13, and their families. The School is a very positive environment where the emphasis is on encouraging all aspects of pupil development, learning and growth.
Reporting to the School’s Director, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the education department. As a member of the School’s Leadership Team you will ensure effective integrated working with Residential, and Therapies and Networks teams. You will nurture our specialist residential therapeutic community approach and provide the highest standards of leadership to support children to make the best possible progress.
To succeed, you must display a record of strong leadership within an environment that meets the needs of children with social, emotional and mental health needs. Possessing a relevant qualification, effective communication skills, and a commitment to collaborative team working are essential as is a high degree of empathy and objectivity.
We pride ourselves in the support we offer all staff through regular supervision, consultation, professional advice, and training.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to visit the Mulberry Bush prior to interview.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th November 2018
Visit Day: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Interview dates: Thursday 13th and Friday 14th December 2018
The Mulberry Bush School is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children as its utmost priority and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal background check from the Disclosure & Barring Service. No agencies please.
For further information please contact Lucy Lowe at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 01865 300202 or visit www.mulberrybush.org.uk