Date Posted:
Town/city, county:
Kidderminster, West Midlands
£65699 - £72483 per annum

Job Description:

💰£65,699.00 - £72,483.00 (L17 – L21)
📅Starting April 2023 (or as close to this as possible)

We are an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities.
As part of our growth strategy; we’re really pleased to be opening a brand-new Secondary ASC/SEMH school in Autumn 2023 in Kidderminster for students aged between 11-19.We are currently looking for a Headteacher to join us and take the lead in the creation, opening and running of a successful ASC provision in the Kidderminster area.
The role:
The building will be redeveloped; so you’ll be expected to play a key role in the design, look and feel of the school to ensure it fulfils its potential of an amazing learning environment with the facilities to allow students to access a varied curriculum in a calm and nurturing environment with a team that strives to give every student the confidence and opportunities to achieve.
You will also be instrumental in the recruitment and building of your entire and the design and implementation of a brand new curriculum. You will ultimately be accountable for all areas of operational and educational performance within the School, as well as the financial performance and management of education and support staff.
To achieve in this role, 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.  
It is an exciting time to be part of this organisation and this is a unique career opportunity to make your mark on our growing services.
Essential criteria:

  • QTS 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 a SEN environment
  • A clear understanding of Ofsted frameworks and Safeguarding legislation in relation to independent schools.
  • Quality assurance experience (such as lesson observations and performance management)
  • Team management experience.
What's on offer?
  • Life assurance
  • Teachers’ Pension
  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.
Apply now or send your CV to maddi.day@gilbertmeher.com for more info!

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