Seclusion Manager, Huddersfield

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Moor End AcademyHuddersfield

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8
Contract term: Permanent

'Moor End Academy is outstanding. The very strong promotion of students’ spiritual, moral, cultural and social development, ensures that they thrive in the supportive and highly cohesive learning community. High aspirations, outstanding teaching and the rich curriculum results in outstanding achievement for all.' 

We are now seeking to recruit a passionate and vibrant professional to lead the Seclusion Unit to support students address and overcome a range of barriers to their learning/engagement. This is a new and exciting position for us as we continue to support high aspirations for all our students.

The Internal Seclusion Unit will cater for a very small number of students who have failed to adhere to the academy behaviour policy. Students who are required to attend this provision will do so for a short period of time before returning to mainstream lessons. Throughout their time in the provision, students will reflect on their behaviours and receive behaviour modification support It will be a role, which will be highly valued within the academy and will be key to our impact and success with disadvantaged and/or vulnerable students. 

This role will have a strong emphasis on communication as well as developing effective systems and structures to bring about meaningful change in attitudes to school, learning and future aspirations. Previous experience of working in a Pastoral setting in a school and/or an alternative provision setting is desirable but not essential. However, the successful candidate will have proven management experience as well as evidence of developing and maintaining key relationships with a range of staff and students to support improved attitudes to learning. 

This role represents an exciting opportunity to become part of the Personal Development Behaviour and Welfare team which includes: an Assistant Principal, Heads of Year, Heads of House and Year Leaders. 

Judged Outstanding in every OFSTED category in 2012 we have a track record of excellence both in terms of student outcomes and professional development. If you are interested by the prospect of this exciting opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

Closing Date: 9am Friday 20th April 2018 

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More about Moor End Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dryclough Road, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 5JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 222230
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Moor End is a converter Academy that opened on 17th August 2011. We converted as an outstanding school. Prior to this we were a community school. Moor End is a National Support school. Our CEO, Jane Acklam, OBE is a National Leader of Education. We p...