Headteacher, Hinckley, Leicestershire

Closing date:

Hexagon Care Services LtdHinckley, Leicestershire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020, or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £34,473 - £39,491 per year (Depending on experience, qualifications and training)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Job Title: Headteacher

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire

Salary: £34,473 to £39,491 (dependent on experience, training and qualifications)

Start date: September 2020, 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 8 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’.

Due to expansion of our education service; Hexagon Care Services are due to open their 9th school in September 2020 in Hinckley, Leicestershire.

The Cedars School is situated on the same site as The Cedars Children’s Home and is a special school for up to four pupils with autistic spectrum disorder, aged 11-18 years.

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

The home and school will work in close partnership to provide a holistic package of support which will include care, therapy and education.

At 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. 

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 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. 

How to apply

For an application pack or for an informal chat regarding this post please contact Tracy Harrison 0191 267 6555 or email permanent@visionforeducation.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 11am on Friday 17th April 2020.   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.

Vision for Education work in partnership with Hexagon Care Services and will manage applications for this position.



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