Headteacher - Brookways School, London
Salary circa £70,000 per annum
Starting Jan 2021
This exciting opportunity due to commence in Jan 2021 has become available upon the retirement of the current Headteacher.
Rated ‘Good with Outstanding features’ in our most recent Ofsted report, Brookways School is part of the Kedleston Group and opened in early 2018. The school is located in North Cheam – London.
Brookways is an independent specialist day school offering support for young people with an autism spectrum condition in a state-of-the-art learning environment which has been specially designed to meet their needs. The school offers places for young people aged between 7 and 16.
The school provides a safe learning environment for pupils with autism (ASC), mainly Asperger’s Syndrome and higher functioning autism, who also experience challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and pathological demand avoidance (PDA).
We are looking for a Headteacher who is resilient, innovative and who will lead by example to develop and deliver their vision for the highest standard of autism education provision. As well as an ardent advocate for our children and young people, you will be highly experienced in working with children with SEN and leading, supporting and developing teams to succeed. You will be enthusiastic and sensitive, with the ability to keep calm in challenging situations in order to deliver the best possible outcomes for the Brookways team and the wider community.
You will be able to articulate an affinity and commitment to our aims and values as well as have a demonstrable track record of outstanding teaching and learning and excellent leadership experience.
In return we can offer a competitive salary and other benefits including enhanced contributory pension scheme for qualified teachers, comprehensive induction and ongoing training and professional development opportunities, refer-a-friend rewards, perks at work, employee assistance programme, birthday treats, employee of the month awards, cycle to work scheme.
Interviews to be held during the Autumn 2020 term with a view to a January 2021 start date.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.