Isebrook SEN Cognition & Learning College, Kettering, Northamptonshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 29 to Lead Practitioners range 35, £81,723 to £94,669

Job summary

We have a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional individual with proven leadership experience to join the Trust as Headteacher for Isebrook SEN College, a secondary special school that is well on its way to becoming a centre of excellence.

This position offers an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to be part of the continuing development of our school which currently caters for 205 fantastic students aged 11-18 who have a wide range of learning needs, including SLD, MLD, ASD, complex learning difficulties and associated social and emotional difficulties.

Creating Tomorrow Academies Trust are a growing trust supporting schools who believe that children can achieve irrespective of their learning needs. The time is now right to restructure the school leadership and recruit an outstanding leader with significant experience of leading the learning and teaching of young people with cognition and learning needs.

You will have proven success of implementing and embedding curriculum developments which lead to improved outcomes. Creating Tomorrow Academies Trust are committed to the welfare of everyone and you will have a proven record of developing your teams as well as fostering excellent relationships with stakeholders, having demonstrable evidence of inspiring your colleagues and leading effective collaboration.

You will be responsible for ensuring the effective day to day operation of the school, including the curriculum, learning and teaching, and pupil progress and achievement. You will have operational management of the budget and responsibility for all staff at the school. You will support the Trust to create a culture of high expectation, self-evaluation and constant improvement. In return you will be supported by colleagues across the Trust who lead and manage the central business services so you can focus on developing the unique culture of your school.

If you have an unwavering commitment to safeguarding young people, high levels of personal resilience and thrive on challenge, then we want to hear from you.

Closes: Midday 12th December 2019
Interviews held: 16th December 2019
For an application form please email: recruitment@creatingtomorrowmat.co.uk

Visits to the school are essential. To arrange a visit or an informal conversation in relation to the post, please contact Ellie Edwards, PA to the Chief Executive on 01536 500030.

Creating Tomorrow academies trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.

Essential educational requirements

National Professional Qualification of Headship (NPQH) Desirable.
Further qualification in a related area e.g. MEd, MA, MBA Desirable.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status,

Essential skills and experience

Substantial and successful experience in a senior leadership role e.g. as a Headteacher, Interim Headteacher or Deputy/Assistant Headteacher.
Evidence of managing or making a substantial contribution to the effective management of change.
Evidence of successful implementation of strategies to improve teaching and learning to raise the standards of achievement for all pupils.
Evidence of effective teaching, assessment and target setting.
Evidence of successful improvement planning across all sectors of the school.

Employee benefits

Well-being packages including advice, support and guidance and Perkbox!

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 200 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Isebrook SEN Cognition & Learning College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@creatingtomorrowmat.co.uk

About Isebrook SEN Cognition & Learning College

School location

Eastleigh Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6PT