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Head Teacher

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
Salary: L20 £67,364 to L23 £72,497 DOE
Date Posted: 14/01/2022
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Mill School Bury
Job Description: 2022011430_76_Head Teacher JD - Mill School Bury.doc  Download

At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.

We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.

About the role:

As the Head Teacher at Mill School Bury, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will ensure consistent, high-quality education is delivered to all children that attend the school, so they are enabled to grow spiritually, morally, intellectually, physically, and socially. You will ensure effective behaviour management strategies are adhered to,ha so a rich learning environment exists for all children. You will provide equality of opportunity by encouraging, developing, and challenging the abilities, skills and interests of each pupils recognising and valuing their differences, you will encourage each child to participate with confidence and enthusiasm and develop a sense of self respect, independence, responsibility, and fun. You will be ensuring the quality of learning experiences for all our children is best in class and that the school demonstrates substantial pupil progress on both academic and non-academic levels, whilst instilling a culture of best practice in the school where everyone is working to achieve a common goal which is clearly understood by all. You will create and ensure a working environment within which employees are motivated and empowered to achieve in all they do for our children.

About you:

For this role we are looking for a high motivated individual with a can-do attitude who is committed to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school. You will hold QTS and ideally hold NPQH and a qualification in SEND is desirable. You will have substantial, demonstrable leadership and management experience in an SEN school along with plenty of teaching experience with children with autism spectrum condition and associated special emotional and mental health needs. You will have had involvement in school self-evaluation and development planning, and you will be able to demonstrate your experience of successful line management and staff development along with your experience of working with therapeutic teams and developing a relevant curriculum.

We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions.

Why work for us?

  • a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
  • a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
  • continued professional development and training
  • enhanced pension contributions
  • a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people

Benefits include:    

  • £500 refer-a-friend bonus
  • OFSTED bonuses
  • life insurance
  • cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
  • discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
  • birthday treats
  • long service and employee of the month awards
  • employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
  • optional flu jab

About us:

Mill School Bury, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in Greater Manchester, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 17. Our purpose built state-of-the-art school provides a safe learning environment for those with social emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) and those living with autism (ASC), who also face other challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and attachment disorder (AD).

We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.

Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.

The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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