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  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L16 – L22 £61,166 - £70,745

Job summary

This role will play a key part in realising this vision.
North Star Alternative Learning provision is a new school which is currently being built in the north of Bristol. The school has easy access to the M4 and M5 and is due to open in September 2022. The successful applicant will project manage the opening of the new school, recruit experienced staff, develop robust systems and procedures and shape the culture of the new school.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior leader who has a proven track record in:
- working with children with Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
- experience of working in mainstream education
- setting up a new learning provision
- leading and developing staff
- embedding policies, procedures and new ways of working
- providing opportunities for children who are not engaging with learning in mainstream school.
- supporting children with successful re-integration into mainstream school

Please contact the central office on 0117 3772275 and ask to speak to the CEO if you wish to have an informal discussion about the role.

We will consider applications as candidates apply and the advert will remain live until 24 September 2021.

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01173772275

About North Star Academy Trust

North Star was born out of a drive to do something different for those who need more
Formed by the desire to shape futures, North Star emerged
We remain where others may part
Equipping young minds to join with their communities
Forging together the path ahead, traveling alongside
Our team can bring dreams to fruition. Join us and thrive.

North Star Academy Trust currently includes a Secondary and Primary Special School which cater for pupils with SEMH difficulties and North Star Alternative Learning Provision is the next school to join the Trust. This post will provide leadership, development and management of the teaching and learning of all pupils in the Alternative Provision.

Both the secondary and primary school have been rated by OFSTED as good. Now the Trust is expanding, we are looking for a dynamic leader who has a clear vision for the future and who has the ability to put that vision into practice. You will be well organised, a good communicator and have the ability to motivate a team to create an inspirational and caring learning environment. You will have a good understanding of the SEN Code of Practice and relevant government legislation relating to Alternative Learning Provision.

We can offer you the chance to make a difference to children’s lives and provide them with opportunities to grow into responsible adults. You will become part of a close and supportive management team who have a wealth of experience working with children in SEMH who are working towards creating a centre of excellence in the Southwest of England.

The Governing Body and staff of the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

Head office location

Long Cross, Bristol, BS11 0QA

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