Education

Headteacher – Autism School

Headteacher – ASC School
Leeds
£85,000 per annum

REQUIREMENTS
It isessentialthat all applicants must:

  • Have previous experience as a Headteacher in a specialist school.
  • Have a strong track record of good or outstanding Ofsted inspection ratings.
  • Have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

It would bedesirablethat applicants:

  • Have completed their NPQH.
  • Have experience turning around a school's Ofsted rating.

THE ROLE
Compass Associates have partnered with a leading provider of specialist schools and children's care services to find a Headteacher for their Leeds-based school for children with autism and additional needs. The successful candidate will work with stakeholders to lead a strong staff team, effectively manage the school's finances and referrals, and introduce and embed a new curriculum, enabling the best possible opportunities for pupils. The Headteacher will receive significant backing and support from the hiring organization; they will report in to the Regional Director and shepherd the school through a turnaround period.

THE CANDIDATE
The employer is seeking applicants who are experienced Headteachers/Principals in the specialist sector who have a firm grasp of the current Ofsted framework, accompanied by a history ofgoodoroutstandingratings as the school is ratedrequires improvement, so a turnaround is needed. As a seasoned leader in the specialist education sector, you will have developed a deep and nuanced understanding of special educational needs – particularly of autism and SEMH needs, and be a confident leader of staff teams who is able to develop senior leaders and is driven to improve outcomes for children.

INTERVIEW PROCESS
Two stages:

  • A formal Teams interview consisting of a presentation.
  • An informal interview with the Managing Director.

TO APPLY
Please contact Rory Birch on 0161 6676558 or alternatively email [email protected]
Compass Associates are acting as a recruitment consultancy in relation to this vacancy.

RECOMMENDATIONS
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 of John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Specialist Care

Rory Birch (PGCE, MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant - Children’s and Adults Specialist Care

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