Role: Head Teacher
Contract: Full Time – Term Time only
Location: Foxton, Cambridgeshire
Basic Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 - dependent on experience
Start Date: January 2023
We are expanding our Special Educational Needs provision by opening a new school with a full capacity of 80 pupils in Foxton 6 miles south west of Cambridge.
Our mission is to provide each pupil with a diverse and appropriate education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes self-discipline and engagement, inspires learning and encourages aspiration and achievement. The school will work with vulnerable children with a wide range of complex needs from 7 to 16 years.
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head Teacher; a forward thinking leader who can build a new team, be part of this exciting opportunity to open a new school in the area and achieve outstanding outcomes for young people.
The ideal candidate will be committed to our success and able to demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, a flexible approach to teaching, and strong financial management capability. Previous experience of working and managing within a SEN environment is essential. Experience of setting up a new school would be desirable.
The key areas of responsibility for the appointee will be strategic leadership, curriculum management, staff and resource management, and accountability for success and attainment.
The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with the wider organisation to develop the service and replicate the success enjoyed by other schools in the group.
Suitable candidates will then be asked to complete a formal application pack ahead of interview.
Polaris Education, Royston 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.