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Headteacher – SEMH School


Headteacher – SEMH School
Truro, Cornwall
Up to £95,000 + KPI bonus + Flexible Working
*Relocation packages available*

Are you a visionary and passionate educational leader ready to embark on an exciting journey?

Do you want to be part of something that will have a massive positive impact on so many young children?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Headteacher to lead a Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) school in. This is a unique opportunity to inspire a dedicated team, and make a lasting impact on the lives of students with diverse needs.

About the school:
This school catering to ages 7-16, is an SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) School located in Truro, Cornwall. With a capacity of up to 135 students, this is an established institution with a full staff team including Deputy, SENCO, Pastoral Lead, Teachers, and Teaching Assistants. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our Good Ofsted rating.

Your Responsibility:
Provide strong and effective leadership, inspiring a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
Develop and implement a clear vision and strategic plan for the school, in line with SEMH best practices.
Foster a positive and inclusive school culture that promotes the well-being and development of all students.
Lead and manage a dedicated team of educators and support staff, providing guidance and support to enable professional growth.
Collaborate with parents, external agencies, and the community to enhance the school's impact and support network.
What are we looking for?:
NPQH Preferred
Proven experience in a Headship role within a SEMH or ASC setting.
Strong understanding of SEMH needs and effective strategies for supporting students.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to lead and motivate a diverse team of educators and support staff.

Commutable from Falmouth, St Agnes, St Austell and Newquay

Your Package:

The salary for this role is up to £95,000 plus KPI bonus and flexible working


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 of John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.
02392 384 555

Lets have a chat!:

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, gain further information or have a confidential discussion, please contact Jordanna Osborn directly on 023 9421 1147
Alternatively email an updated CV to [email protected]

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