Residential School Manager

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Rainhill
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Residential School Manager is responsible for the continual development of the Residential Care Curriculum, and day to day management and operation of the department. This involves the line management of all support workers, the development, monitoring and evaluation of curriculum delivery and of assessment, planning and record-keeping systems, to ensure the achievement and progress of all students within the care curriculum.
QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
1. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare
2. No criminal convictions or cautions that may be relevant to the safety and welfare of students.
Desirable
1. Clean current driving licence
EXPERIENCE
Essential
* Successful experience of working within a residential provision
* Successful experience of working with children and or young people with special educational needs
KNOWLEDGE
Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of
* SEMH and associated conditions
* All relevant aspects of the Special Educational Needs Code Of Practice
* The residential care aspects of the Ofsted Framework for the Inspection of Special Schools.
* Child protection legislation and procedures
* Safe procedures for physical intervention
* Recognised positive approaches to working with challenging behaviours
* Anti-discrimination and equal opportunities legislation
* Key aspects of Health and Safety legislation
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to
* Work creatively with students with SEMH
* Promote autonomy, independence and employability for all students
* Work punctually and reliably
* Work the hours required to fulfil the role effectively
* Communicate clearly to a range of other people
* Motivate others, and to ensure policies and procedures are translated into practice.
* Assess the performance of others and respond appropriately
* Produce accurate and legible written material, plans and reports to meet deadlines
* Manage budgets effectively
* Carry out lifting and other physical interventions as required
* Contribute to the assessment and planning of individual learning programmes for students
* Form and promote positive relationships with staff, students, parents, the local community and outside agencies
* Coach, mentor and deliver training to staff
* Organise workloads and manage own time effectively, including changing priorities
* Contribute to the School Development Plan
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Life Assurance
Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Childcare vouchers
Career development
Voluntary Benefits

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