Headteacher, Colne, Lancashire

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Hexagon Care Services LtdColne, Lancashire

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Start date: September 2019 (or sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £33,797 - £38,717
Contract term: Permanent

The Nook (Hexagon Care Services)

Job Title: Headteacher

Location: Colne, Lancashire

Salary: £33,797 - £38,717 (dependent on experience)

Start date: September 2019 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’.

The Nook School is on site with The Nook children’s home, and was registered with the Department for Education in September 2018 to educate six girls with a range of complex behaviours and SEMH.  The home and school works in close partnership to provide a holistic package of support which includes care, therapy and education.  At KS3 the school offers a broad and balanced education in line with the national curriculum. At KS4 the school offers a range of accreditation including ASDAN, Entry Level and Functional Skills.  There is also an option to study GCSEs for the more academically able pupils. 

As the Headteacher of this recently re-opened school, you will be energized by the chance to lead and guide the school on its new direction. In February 2019, the school was registered as a six-place school with the DfE for KS3/4 girls having previously run as a site for primary aged children. 

 We are looking for a Headteacher who will bring great leadership, passion and vision to developing and delivering high quality education.

We offer:

• 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 

You will:

• Have QTS status – qualified to teach KS3/4 Science or Maths 

• 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 permanent@visionforeducation.co.uk

Completed application forms should be submitted by 11am on 19th March 2019 to Diane Jamieson via email

Interviews are anticipated to be held week commencing 25th March 2019

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.

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More about Hexagon Care Services Ltd
Type: English SEN Schools & Colleges
Address: Unit 1 Tustin Court, Riversway, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 333 600 6600