Head of Senior School

Etta Healthcare

The school is a specialist Special Educational Needs school in Norwich

Head of Senior School

Location: Norwich

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £56,579 - £60,895 DOE

The school is a specialist Special Educational Needs school in Norwich where our client provides flexible day placements for young people aged 6 – 19 who have Emotional, Social and/or moderate Learning Disabilities. 

We’re currently looking for a Head of Senior School to provide inspirational and professional leadership to their Senior School and assist the Principal to embed the vision, direction and culture that inspires staff teams to work together to provide the highest standard of education and care whilst ensuring all business targets and budgets are met.

The role 
Your role is ultimately accountable for all areas of operational and educational performance within the Senior School. 
As Head of Senior School you will be a key player in shaping our provision; driving our curriculum development and achieving the ‘Outstanding’ school status that we want to be. 
To achieve this you will be someone who inspires creativity and collaboration, a strong leader and a passionate advocate for your students, finding ways to deliver educational outcomes that make a real difference to them.  
Your role will be to create a culture that places excellence, equality and high expectations of attainment for all service users at the centre and ensures that everyone who uses our services is empowered to learn and make positive choices about their own lives. 

Successful candidate are likely to demonstrate: 
  • A clear understanding of Ofsted frameworks and safeguarding legislation in relation to independent schools.
  • Qualified Teacher Status with further professional qualification in a relevant area.  Candidates with Head teacher qualification (such as NPQH) or a willingness to gain such a qualification preferred.
  • Experience of working as a senior leader within an SEN environment
  • Experience of leading and managing a complex, responsive school.
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary / therapeutic environment
  • Management qualification at level 5 or above
  • Sound knowledge of safeguarding and legislation that surrounds it.
  • Sound knowledge of commercial and financial/budget management
  • Team management experience.
  • Superb communication and stakeholder management skills 
If you are interested then please apply on-line, or for more information, please contact Rebecca or Steve on 0161 416 6118 or apply direct for a call within 24 hours.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Etta Healthcare find rewarding careers for healthcare professionals and support organisations in building the most talented workforce to address increasing health and social care demands.

We care about everything we do and everyone we work with. In placing the right candidate, we are saving and improving lives, and this is what will drive us to be the best.

We offer a competitive referral scheme up to £1000 for successful candidates placed! *Terms apply.