Options Group strives to make a difference to the lives of the young people we support & are proud to employ hundreds of passionate, committed staff who deliver high-quality care, education & therapy every day.
We are working along side Options Group and are recruiting for a committed, enthusiastic and energetic individual to join us as Head Teacher to continue the good work being done to provide care and education at our Outstanding Ofsted rated College.
Set in the heart of Longton, Pathway College Stoke is a purpose-built DfE-registered school that provides access to the national curriculum, vocational qualifications and work-related learning programmes. It takes a multi-disciplinary and person-centred approach to deliver care, education and professional/clinical services to enable students to develop their life skills and fulfil their potential for independence.
As Head Teacher, you will exercise dynamic leadership of the College ensuring the full development of the vision for the service, its promotion and continuous improvement. You will create and maintain a Centre of Excellence in the education of learners with social, behavioural and other difficulties, including autistic spectrum conditions. You will create a shared vision and strategic plan which inspires and motivates pupils, staff and all other members of the school community. This vision should express core educational values and moral purpose and be inclusive of stakeholders' values and beliefs. The strategic planning process is critical to sustaining school improvement and ensuring that the school moves forward for the benefit of its pupils. In addition you will work in collaboration with other senior managers, including the Group's Head of Education, to provide a complete service and to develop and grow the wider services offered to encourage an increase in referrals.
Applicants must meet and evidence the following criteria:-
" Holds a nationally recognised degree and school based teaching qualification.
" Relevant experience as a Head Teacher working with young people with social, emotional, behavioural and other difficulties.
" Good knowledge and application of Safeguarding procedures and relevant Regulatory Body regulations.
" Ability to motivate teams and individuals.
An enhanced Disclosure is required for this role, funded by Options Group. Benefits include company pension scheme, free car parking, Childcare Voucher Scheme & an Employee Assistance Programme.
Options Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment.
For more information on this role, please call Hayley on 0151 448 2810.
This is a temporary position.
If you are interested, then please contact Hayley Jones at Axcis Education on 0800 197 0140 or 0151 448 2810.
Axcis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.
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CONTACT: Hayley Jones
TELEPHONE: 0151 448 2810