looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Assistant Head of School at Glendinning
Academy, a Special Academy for pupils aged from 7 to 16 years. Our ideal candidate will have excellent
teamwork and communication skills, boundless patience and resilience and the
ability and enthusiasm to make a difference with pupils who have a range of special
educational needs. We are looking for someone who embodies the Trust’s values;
someone who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young
people with additional needs.
The successful candidate will work
supportively with the Principal and Senior Leadership Team in; ensuring high
quality teaching and learning and leading staff. This is an exciting
opportunity for an individual to lead strategically on key areas in our drive
for continuous improvement and we are looking for applicants who have a proven
record of accomplishment of success, have a positive approach and are
determined to make a difference to the lives of our young people.
You will not work
alone. Wave Multi Academy Trust works as a collegiate team across the Southwest and as a result, there is the opportunity to work with peers in internal
professional networks as well as benefit from a supportive Executive Team who
are highly committed and dedicated to success.
conversations are welcomed and encouraged, for an informal conversation email Sam Gilronan, firstname.lastname@example.org
For a full list of duties, please
see the job description.
About the Academy
Glendinning Academy is a 120 place Special School for children aged from 7 to 19 with social interaction and communication needs including those on the Autism Spectrum.
Pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans with primary needs of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) or Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).
Work with Wave: What’s in it for you?
- Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Occupational Health Services
- Professional Development & Training
- Salary depending on experience
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Tech Scheme
- Free Will Writing Benefit
- Health & Wellbeing Champion
- Company sick pay dependent on service
- Free refreshments in workplaces
Wave Trust: What we believe and what we do
Wave are an established and successful Multi Academy Trust,
comprising of Alternative Provision Academies (APAs), Medical Academies
(including Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s child and adolescent
mental health unit ‘Sowenna’).
We provide education for vulnerable pupils aged 4 – 19
across Devon, Cornwall and we are expanding to Somerset with our special free
school. The Trust has a national reputation for the delivery of outstanding
pupil outcomes including enabling pupils to access the most appropriate
education setting and transition to employment, training and higher or further
education. The Trust educates over 1000 pupils and employs over 350 members of
Wave is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
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