Virtual Headteacher (Children in Care), Derbyshire

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Derbyshire County CouncilDerbyshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 - L17
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: DCC/18/9169

Location: Chatsworth Hall Complex, Matlock

Derbyshire's Virtual School was launched in September 2014 to enhance opportunities for children in care by championing their education and enabling them to achieve the best they can. The Virtual School comprises of an innovative team working alongside schools, settings and services to ensure they provide high quality provision and improve outcomes for children and young people in our care and care leavers.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and visionary Headteacher who will provide outstanding leadership to our virtual school by building upon the good practice that already exists in Derbyshire and by supporting and challenging schools and partners to secure the best possible educational outcomes for children and young people in our care.

You will be a leader with substantial senior experience of supporting vulnerable children in educational settings, working with Headteachers, Governors, designated teachers, link advisers, social workers and other relevant personnel to secure the best possible educational provision and outcomes for looked after children.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kathryn Boulton, Deputy Director Children’s Services, Schools and Learning on 01629 532750

Closing date: 8 April 2018
Provisional Interview Date: 4 May 2018

Application packs for all vacancies are available online at or from Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.

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Address: Chatsworth Hall, Chesterfield Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3FW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1629 536331