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Executive Headteacher/Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

£125,000 per annum
London, Surrey and Sussex
Full Time
Closing Date: 15/05/2019

Job Details

The Executive Headteacher/Deputy CEO is integral to shaping the future of the organisation, driving improvements in quality and standards and empowering our staff teams so that our learners achieve life-changing outcomes. As well as needing to be capable of managing a highly varied and complex remit, you must be highly ambitious for what our pupils and students can achieve. You will also need to be creative, dynamic, resilient and determined, as well as solution-focused and relentlessly committed to our children, young people and their families.

Further Information

Our pupils, students and staff are talented, unique and diverse, and we require an exceptional leader within the executive team who can continue to develop and grow this fantastic organisation.

Orchard Hill College, based across seven college centres, and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, comprising 14 academy schools, together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

The uniqueness of OHC&AT is that it is fully representative of all designations of special educational needs. Pupils and students within the OHC&AT family have a wide range of learning disabilities and additional needs including complex autism; speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

Deputy CEO Applicant Information Pack

OHC Annual Report and Financial Statements to 31 July 2018

OHC&AT Family Strategy January 19 – external


Orchard Hill College SAR 2017-18 UKPRN10054747 – FINAL

Further details and how to apply

If you would like to discuss this opportunity at OHC&AT please call Beverley Davidson on 020 3897 7001 or email bdavidson@orchardhill.ac.uk

To apple, please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Closing date: Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 12 noon

Interview and selection process: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th May 2019.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered. Candidates are strongly advised to adhere precisely to the Person Specification in the applicant pack when completing their supporting statement.

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust 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.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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