Head Teacher - Specialist Education - SEMH
£55,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Compass Associates are currently working with a leading provider of Specialist Education. We are supporting them in their search for an inspiring Head Teacher to lead the opening of a brand new school in the South West.
This is a full time, permanent role which is commutable from the following areas; Bath, Bristol, Gloucester, Hereford, Newport and Swindon.
The School will provide a broad and balanced educational experience for children and young people with SEMH. The successful applicant will be responsible for shaping and designing the school whilst leading on the recruitment process of a whole new team of teachers and assistants. You will work collaboratively with staff, pupils, parents and the Governors to continue to provide an excellent educational experience for each of the pupils. As the Head Teacher you will be expected to drive the development of the school as well as support and manage the current staff team while maximising the academic and social outcomes for the pupils. Reporting directly into the Operations Director for the region you will play a key part in the Senior Leadership Team.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified teacher by trade but have recent experience as a Headteacher in a similar setting. You will be up to date with OFSTED and have the ability to create systems to run in line. You will have experience in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholder's. As an individual you will be motivated and driven to support children and young people to achieve excellent results.
** NPQH & Qualified Teacher status is desirable
** Current experience in holding the Head Teacher position within a Specialist School
** Good understanding of OFSTED and a track record of successful outcomes
** Experience in working with children who have SEMH, ADHD, ODD and ASD
For further information or to apply to this position please contact Emma Alexander
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation