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Head of College (Education) BLUH13068

Head of College (Education) BLUH13068

Much Hadham, Hertfordshire

Salary: L11-15: £49,547- £54,470 per annum inclusive (Starting salary dependant upon skills and experience)

Start date: January 2015

Our client is an Independent Specialist College for up to 37 young people with learning difficulties and disabilities, including those with epilepsy and other complex needs.

They offer a three year course which develops learners’ independent living skills; provides extensive work related learning and work experience opportunities; and focuses on relevant literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.

The Governors seek to appoint a dedicated Head of College to ensure they provide the best possible education for every learner in their care. Following an organisational review, this is a new post which will work in partnership with, and report to, their new Executive Director of Education position to develop and deliver an outstanding education for their learners.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Catholic Senior Teacher who:

·is an excellent teaching practitioner and an effective leader committed to collaborative working

·shares their passion about seeing potential in young people and helping them to live their lives to the full

·brings a proven record of raising expectations and achievement

This will be a challenging, rewarding and exciting role within a long established large charitable organisation.They already have excellent multi-disciplinary domiciliary care and health support services with modern, purpose built academic and residential accommodation. Their primary objective now is to find and appoint a Head of College who, working together with their Director of Education and Head of School, can help continue their journey to achieve a seamless education service for young people with the highest standards of teaching and curriculum delivery.

Visits to the College are warmly welcomed.

Teachers’ Pension and a range of additional attractive Staff Benefits are offered. A Relocation Allowance is also available where applicable.

Closing Date: 1 October 2014 noon

Interview Date: 14 / 15 October 2014

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use their services and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

An equal opportunities employer committed to diversity, they welcome applications from all parts of the community

Our client is administered by the English Province of the Daughters of the Cross of Liège.A registered charity 1068661 and a company limited by guarantee 3492921.The Registered Office is at 29 Tite Street, London SW3 4JX 'The Daughters of the Cross, a compassionate heartbeat in the world'

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Job added on 03-09-2014