• Application deadline

    2 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£38,167.43- £49,072.42* (*for exceptional candidates there may be scope to increase)

Job summary

We are currently recruiting for an inspirational and committed Head of Care to join the leadership team at Endeavour. As the Head of Care, you will be the Registered Manager for the Children’s Home, Endeavour House, as specified in the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and will fulfil the obligations set out in the National Minimum Standards for Children’s Homes 2002. The Leadership team within the Children’s home is comprised of a Deputy, 4 Team Leaders and a Service Co-ordinator.

You will lead them to deliver an outstanding quality of support and care to children and young people on full time and short break placements. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the home, promoting a child centred, caring environment through high standards of professional practice which are conducive to the physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual needs of the children and young people. This also includes acting as the dedicated Child Protection and Safeguarding Officer within the Academy.

You will work closely with families, carers and the wider community to share the vision and direction of Endeavour. You will contribute to and maintain a single philosophy across the School and House and lead a residential service which prepares our students for the responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

The Trust reserves the right to close applications early where a high level of interest is expressed by candidates.

No Recruitment Agencies Please

Employee benefits

We can offer you a competitive salary, local government pension scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing and full induction, training and career opportunities. We also offer enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave schemes (once you have a year’s service with us), annual flu vaccinations and a cycle to work scheme alongside our tailored wellbeing offering.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 8 to 19
Education phase
School size
30 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 19

About Endeavour Academy, Oxford

MacIntyre Academies Trust opened its first academy, in Headington, Oxford in September 2014. Endeavour Academy is a school and a Children Home for children and young people with Autism and associated severe Learning Difficulties aged from 8 to 19 years old. The school has space for 32 students and the Children Home provides full time care for up to 7 young people and respite provision for up to 4 young people each day.

School location

Waynflete Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 8DD

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