Head of Specialist Provision

Job Roles:
Head of Department - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Special Needs
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Leadership Scale L13 – 18 FT
18th Jan 2018
Start Date:
Rivermead Inclusive Trust
Job Ref:

Head of Specialist Provision
Marlborough Centre, Hoo St. Werburgh Primary School
Leadership Scale L13 – 18 FT

Are you a dynamic, passionate, and progressive leader for children with special needs? Do you have the skills and drive to lead a fantastic specialist provision from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’? Are you passionate about achieving outstanding teaching and learning in every classroom? Do you want to inspire children through engaging curriculums? Do you excel at developing your teaching and support staff to be the best they can possibly be? If so, then this could be the role for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and skilled individual to take on the senior role of Head of Specialist Provision at the Marlborough Centre, Hoo St Werburgh Primary School, part of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust to join our team, supporting children who have Education Health Care Plans in Autism, associated difficulties and complex matters.

You will need extensive experience of behaviour management across all Primary key stages, actively managing groups of children and copping with a complexity of challenging needs are essential for this role. The ideal candidate will be expected to have a continuous presence within the school, be responsible for leading and supporting staff within the Centre as well as collaborate with the Head of main School at Hoo St. Werburgh Primary which shares the site. Responsibilities will include the development of staff, relevant policies, training and the management of data as well as innovative leadership and being an outstanding practitioner.

The Centre and school share the inclusive ethos of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust, we firmly believe that every child has a right to an education, no matter what barriers they have to learning. We aim to instil in our pupils an enthusiasm for learning and an interest in the world around them. We have high expectations of our pupils and staff and strive to provide a learning environment that ensures our pupils are challenged and make good or better progress in all aspects of their school life.

We celebrate every achievement of our pupils learning including their social and emotional development, life skills acquisition to the national curriculum subjects of reading, writing, maths and many more. We recognise that becoming toilet trained or trying something new to eat is just as momentous as being able to read & write.

Visits to the Centre are highly recommended. Please contact Karen Watkin, HR Manager: 01634 338348 for an application form please email hr@rivermeadinclusivetrust.com. If you would like to have an informal discussion with either the Director of School Improvement or the CEO please contact Karen Watkin so a time can be given.

Closing date: 26th January 2018 noon
Interviews: Week beginning 29th January 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.
All postholders are subject to enhanced DBS checks

No CV's accepted

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Contact Details:
Rivermead Inclusive Trust
Tel: 01634 338348
Contact: HR

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