Gilbert Meher are proud to be working with a national, leading care and education company in their search for a Principal for their specialist residential school in London.
The group are a specialist provider of residential care for for Children and Young People with a range of Complex Needs. We are currently recruiting for an experienced and ambitious Principal to work within a specialist School for Children and Young People with complex learning disabilities including Austism.
ASD, SEMH, ADHD and Attachment Difficulties, therefore experience in this area is essential. You will build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders, other professionals, parents and carers while developing and mentoring your staff team, recognising any training requirements to maintain high performance ratings.
The successful person will be expected to lead on the school improvement plan and lead the day to day running of the school You will be someone who is passionate and highly motivated to achieve the best outcomes for the young people who join the school and have the vision to create an outstanding centre of education. In addition, you will have had leadership experience in a special school setting and preferably be a specialist in a core subject.
This role is to start as soon as possible but no later than September 2017
We need a leader who will bring:
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead, motivate and inspire.
A strategic vision that ensures progress and success.
A strong commitment to ensure safeguarding is fully integrated into all aspects of school life.
The ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders including the local community.
Experience of a residential school setting, OFSTED inspections and multi-disciplinary working or experience within a specialist education environment.
** Qualified Teacher status
** Minimum of 5 years' teaching experience
** Minimum of 2 years' leadership and management experience
** Awareness of all relevant government initiatives
** Knowledge and experience of current good practise and development in SEN (Special Educational Needs)
if you are a senior leader within care and education and are looking for a new challenge, apply now!