School: Hospital and Home Education Learning Centre
Location: City of Nottingham – 3 sites
Lookout Education Centre at Hopewood
Sherwood Education Centre including Home Education
Children’s Hospital School QMC
Closing date: 22/11/2019
Contract term: Permanent Start date: 20/4/2020 or 1/09/2020
Salary: Pay range 16-22
Hours: Full time
We are looking to appoint a Head Teacher who is dynamic, innovative and forward thinking. One who is passionate and excited about the opportunity to lead our school and has the skills in strategic leadership, the personal qualities to liaise effectively with parents, colleagues and our NHS partners, a proven track record in school improvement and is 100% committed to ensuring the best possible holistic outcomes for all of our pupils and young people.
This is an exciting time to be taking on the post of Head Teacher at HHELC. We are on a developmental journey and have recently opened, in partnership with NHS Mental Health, the Lookout Education Centre which caters for young people from across the country. This is an expanding residential provision with high attaining and talented students attending.
The Children’s Hospital School offers well established provision, situated at the Queens Medical Centre, teaching pupils across all key stages, with a range of medical needs.
The Sherwood Education Centre caters for anxious learners, currently key stages 3 and 4 and is the centre for the Home Education provision.
The school has the capacity, under an inspired leader, to become a “flagship” provision of national importance, and is supported in this by a specially commissioned research project by University College, London (see school website / About Us)
This is a unique opportunity. It will offer you great professional interest and challenge as well as the opportunity to ensure that the very best is provided for our pupils and young people.
We can offer:
- Pupils and young people with amazing resilience
- Staff with the highest level of expertise
- Support and close working relationships from a range of partners
Potential applicants need to contact us prior to applying and arrange a visit to find out more about our school. Please contact Lynda Valentine or Pat Fielding, Interim Head Teachers, on O115 9555410 and ask to speak to Dawn Varley to arrange an appointment.
(Please note the School is closed for the half term break from 21st October and reopens on 4th November so please email any queries during this period and they will be responded to upon the return to school. Email Address can be found in documentation attached or via the 'Apply Now' section below)
Closing date - Friday 22nd November 2019.
Interview dates – 3rd and 4th December.
Hospital and Home Education Learning Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.