Deputy Head Teacher

  • Job Reference: SWR2779
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2021
  • Recruiter: United Response
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Education, Charity
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Deputy Head Teacher– United Response is a leading national charity. In our work, we aim to be creative, strong, honest, responsive, and united. We are currently looking for an experienced teaching professional to join ROC College as a Deputy Head Teacher. ROC College is United Response’s education provision that supports young people with disabilities to learn the skills they need to live as independently as possible.

The role of Deputy Head Teacher will be as rewarding as it will be busy, you can expect to:

  • Assist the Head Teacher with the strategic growth of the college across Cornwall
  • Work closely with the Head Teacher Managers to drive the provision into new areas
  • Embody best practice and the United Response values
  • To work with the Head Teacher and Governing body to embed and drive quality assurance standards across Cornwall, Devon, and Torbay
  • To undertake the professional duties of the Head Teacher in the event of their absence from the college, including to act as Nominee in their absence during an Ofsted inspection.
  • To review the planning and delivery of the curriculum across ROC College through managing the three Team Managers in post
  • The development of ROC College which will involve working closely with Team Managers and the Head Teacher as well as having regular liaison with a range of Schools and Colleges, commissioning teams, and Career Southwest.
  • To work with the Head Teacher to set KPI’s

Please be aware that whilst this role in based in Truro, it will involve travel between Devon and Cornwall.

To be considered for the post of Deputy Head Teacher, you should be an experienced teaching with extensive experience of working with students who have learning disabilities and/or mental health needs. You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • DTTLS, PGCE, B.Ed or equivalent
  • Experience of developing and growing education provisions through excellent relationships
  • Knowledge and understanding of EHCP’s with experience of line managing those who write and facilitate them
  • Tracking and evaluating outcomes and destinations and driving standards through target setting
  • Great communication skills
  • Knowledge of working with local authorities and commissioners
  • Experience of working with schools and colleges to promote the benefits of a community-based model
  • Previous experience of line managing education managers

This Deputy Head Teacher role is a permanent, full-Time position. On offer is a competitive salary of £35,000 per annum. Other benefits will include, 25 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays), pension contribution, additional annual leave after 3- and 5-years’ service, access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling, and advice services. Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan) as well as access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers.

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that this role will be subject to a full DBS check and may require the successful candidate to travel between different locations with a need for occasional weekend work, so flexibility is desirable.

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