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Head of Home Learning

Empowering Learning
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Empowering Learning are supporting an independent provider of specialist education, based in London, who support children and young people aged 7 to 19 years with special educational needs and disabilities typically associated with autism, social emotional and mental health needs and associated disorders.

The home learning provision offers a high quality, peripatetic specialist education service, that supports neurodiverse children and young people not receiving education for a variety of reasons, predominately linked to their inability to access educational settings (including parents removing them from school, health, high/extreme anxiety, and other factors.

They are seeking to appoint a Head of Home Learning on a permanent basis to oversee their special home learning services. The role will commence in January 2022 or sooner for the right person and offer a salary between £50,000 - £55,000 per annum, plus 10% performance related bonus with travel within/around London as required. However, you will predominately be based in Wimbledon on a daily basis.

The successful person appointed will be a qualified teacher / senior leader with substantial experience in delivering a high-quality outcomes-focused service, ensuring strategic development to meet financial targets, and prepare for a future Department of Education virtual learning registration.


Qualified Teacher (QTS, QTLS or equivalent) with teaching experience of SEND pupils in schools, Pupil Referral Units or peripatetic work
Substantial experience of directly managing a service or large team, including recruiting, managing and motivating staff
Senior leadership/management experience, developing strategy and project planning.
Ability to execute growth plans for the service.
Solution focused and clear about areas for improvement in relation to own work as well as the team and organization.


25 days annual leave
CPD opportunities with all staff provided an individual Learning & Development Plan to support career development, including education qualifications at all levels (QTS / QTLS / NPQs) and options to take progressive Ofqual registered Level 3 - 5 qualifications in Therapeutic Education.
Comprehensive induction process, including all pupil-facing staff supported in receiving the Level 3 Award in Therapeutic Education and Group Process.
Regular half termly staff wellbeing days.
A range of employee support and wellbeing benefits including our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), counselling and contributions towards medical costs and an exclusive rewards platform.

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th November 2021

To discuss this role in more detail, please contact Kenny Fraser at Empowering Learning on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)
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