Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

Compass Associates Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)


£50,000 - £55,000 p/a (Dependent on experience)

Introduction - Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

Compass Associates are working exclusively with a large and award winning provider of Specialist Education and Residential Care Services whom of which accommodate Children and Young people with a wide range of needs that challenge.

Overview - Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

This is a newly created role and theHeadteacher will be responsible for amedium sized Specialist Educational School located in the Lincolnshire area. This site provides Specialist Education to children aged between 8 -16 years old with Complex Learning Difficulties and Autism. As the Headteacher you will have the autonomy and opportunity to shape and develop the school and leadership team to ensure OFSTED regulations are met and positive outcomes are achieved for all users. You will be up to date with OFSTED, and have the ability to create systems to run in line. You will build and maintain relationships withparents, social workers, schools and other professionals concerned with the welfare of the young people in the organisations care. The school has a deserved reputation for ensuring positive outcomes for complex learners, who have often used their challenging behaviour as a basis for communication prior to placement. Through detailed multi-disciplinary assessment, and using evidence based teaching approaches, our client strives to get young people re-engaged with learning.

Interview Process - Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

My client are looking to run this process over three stages, which will initially begin with an informal conversation with the Head of Education. The second & third stage will be followed by a formal interview, which will also include a written exercise and informal walk-around/tour of the site for the third/final stage.

Summary - Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

This is an exciting opportunity and we're looking for a highly motivated, committed and passionate Headteacher to take the reigns of this site. Successful applicants will hold an accredited formal Teaching Qualification (either QTS or QTLS or equivalent). Knowledge of all/some of the following is desirable: Teaching and Learning for pupils with SLD and / or ASD, National Curriculum/Accreditation, SEN pedagogy & Safeguarding. In return, my client are looking at offering a salary between £50,000 - £60,000 p/a (Dependent on experience)

Recommendations - Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £150 for each successful recommendation.

Contact details - Headteacher (Specialist Educational Needs)

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please contact David Dunn direct direct at Compass Associates