Principal - PMLD

Gilbert Meher Ltd
Blaenau Gwent
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary range - £55,000 – £65,000 + benefits + bonus

Gilbert Meher are working with a leading provider who are currently looking for an inspirational and innovative leader to join their team.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead this specialist school on its journey from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’. The school is an independent special school for pupils aged 3–19 with complex support needs, including physical and sensory impairments, and severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties.

The Role

As Principal you will be leading the multi-disciplinary team at the school, the residential children’s service, promoting a culture of high standards, expectations and continuous improvement.

Working in partnership with parents, local authorities and other stakeholders to ensure that the unique offer of the school is the first choice for parents and young people. You ideally will have experience of senior leadership in special schools dealing with PMLD and SLD (other specialist backgrounds considered) and a good understanding and awareness of what is required to be a headteacher of this type of school.

Working with the Managing Director of Education you will have access to best practice, CPD opportunities, a network of great Principals, Care Leaders and specialist Support Services and the chance to shape the future and ongoing development of this fantastic school.

The School

Set in a 30 acre site, and currently offers specialist education provision for 25 young people and also has 16 beds for 52 week and flexible residential placements. There is a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary staff team which includes teachers, support workers, nurses, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, assistive technologists and occupational therapists. As well as a hydrotherapy pool and multi-sensory room, we make full use of our beautiful, extensive grounds to provide an exciting range of learning environments.

I am happy t explore experience deputy's who are looking for progression

To find out more about the school and the role please Apply now

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