Manager of KS4 PRU Provision

Haybrook College, Slough, Berkshire


Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Leadership 5 - 9 London Fringe (negotiable if not QTS) £46,456 - £51,160

Job summary

Springboard is part of the KS4 Alternative Provision offer within the College. The provision educates up to 40 students who have been permanently excluded or at high risk of exclusion from local mainstream schools, providing a range of high quality educational programmes, helping to make positive changes in the lives of young people and ensuring their best possible educational and personal outcomes.

We require an inspirational leader to become Manager of Springboard and support the Senior Leadership Team to develop the provision by ensuring every young person can be a success. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in middle leadership with an intuitive understanding of complex young people, their needs and how best to support them. The role will include ensuring the smooth day to day management of the centre and also play an important role in leading the future development and expansion of the College.

The successful post holder will lead and manage a staff team of 25, with support from the Teacher-in-Charge and Pastoral Lead. They will have a strong understanding of the Quality of Education to raise standards of learner achievement across the curriculum. They will also ensure that the provision offers a broad, balanced, relevant, motivating and differentiated curriculum for all learners as well as monitoring learner attendance, ensuring that behaviour management systems and procedures in place are monitored and consistently adhered to. The post holder will naturally fit into the wider ethos of Haybrook College and bring positivity, creativity, enthusiasm and innovation to the staff, whilst being kind, patient, caring and forgiving to the learners.

At Haybrook College we feel passionately that education can improve a young person’s life chances and would like to work with a leader that demonstrates the same ethos. If you’re ready to take up this challenge and change the lives of disadvantaged young people, we would like to hear from you. You must be a qualified teacher (or working towards this) with proven experience of middle/senior leadership, experience of working effectively with children who have Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties either in a special school, PRU, alternative education provision or within a mainstream setting.

Haybrook College Trust is a ‘Good’, with Outstanding leadership, Alternative Provision that educates young people aged 11 to 19 who have challenging and complex Social, Emotional, and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) or medical needs, “Across Haybrook, leaders’ moral purpose and ambition for the pupils in their care underpins all leadership decisions”, Ofsted 2018.

Our dedicated staff team are highly trained, skilled and committed to educating young people with some of the most challenging behaviours in Slough and the wider area, “The overwhelming majority of staff are proud to be part of Haybrook. They value the high-quality professional development that leaders provide. Many spoke enthusiastically about the research projects that they undertake, which help to further develop and refine their practice”, Ofsted 2018.

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 140 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Haybrook College website (opens in a new window)
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About Haybrook College

School location

112 Burnham Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 6LZ