Sycamore House School (Hexagon Care Services)
Job Title: Headteacher
Salary: £32,973 - £37,773 (dependent on experience)
Start date: September 2018 or sooner if possible
Hexagon Care Services is a forward thinking and privately owned National Provider of Children’s Services. Within the services they offer, they run 6 small independent schools which educate boys and girls between 11 and 18 which cater for pupils with a range of complex needs. All schools are rated either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’.
Sycamore House School is situated on the same site as Sycamore House children’s home, the school is currently undergoing registration with the Department for Education to educate four boys aged 8 – 19 years who have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The home and school will work in close partnership to provide a holistic package of support which will include care, therapy and education. At KS2 and KS3 the school will offer a broad and balanced education in line with the national curriculum. At KS4 the school will offer a range of accreditation including ASDAN, Entry Level and Functional Skills. There is the option to study GCSEs for the more academically able pupils.
As the Headteacher of this re-opened school, you will be energized by the chance to lead and guide the school on its new direction. From September 2018, the school will be a four place ASD school for students aged 8-19 years.
We are looking for a Headteacher who will bring great leadership, passion and vision to developing and delivering high quality education.
· Small class sizes
· Opportunities for cross-curricular development
· Excellent CPD opportunities
· A comprehensive induction package with full and ongoing training
· A contributory pension scheme following successful probation period
· Have experience of working in/running an ASD school previously
· Have QTS status – qualified to teach KS3/4 Science or Maths or English
· The ability to teach ICT would be advantageous.
· Hold a full clean driving license
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of highly skilled and committed teachers who believe in delivering an innovative and creative curriculum to our students.
For an application pack, to arrange a visit or an informal chat regarding this post and working at the school please contact Diane Jamieson or Katie Mcwilliams on 0191 267 6555 or 07713323792 or email email@example.com
Completed application forms should be submitted by 11am on 10th May 2018 to Diane Jamieson via email.
Applications will be reviewed as received, so we may be in contact before the closing date.
The appointment will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure through the DBS. At interview applicants will be expected to provide evidence confirming date of birth and academic qualifications.