Referral Unit Manager, Canterbury

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The Charles Dickens SchoolCanterbury

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Start date: November 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: KR6 - £19,608-£21,509 (pro rata £16,276 – £17,854)
Contract term: Permanent

Referral Unit Manager 

KR6 - £19,608-£21509 (pro rata £16,276 – £17,854) 

37 hours per week, term time only + 2 SDD 

Our School 

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joined the Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017, working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding co-educational grammar school in Canterbury.  This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice.  

The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development. 

The Post 

Governors are seeking to appoint a Referral Unit Manager to support students with challenging behaviour and manage the day-to-day teaching and organization of the Referral Unit. 

Candidates should possess at least 2 years’ experience of working closely with children relating well to them and communicating tactfully with adults.  A Level 3 standard of education is required with good numeracy, literacy skills and IT skills .  The ability to self-motivate, prioritise effectively and work independently with minimal supervision is vital. 

Hours of work are 08.00am-16.00 Mon-Thu and 08.00-15.30 (to include a 30 minute unpaid lunch break). 

Deadline:  Monday 16 October 2017 @ midday 

How to Apply 

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School's application form.  CVs will not be accepted. On the website visit the information page and click on Recruitment. Please email your application to  If you wish to discuss this post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs J Winkworth, Personnel Assistant. 

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List of Children.

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More about The Charles Dickens School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1843 862988
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