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Principal

Fringe Leadership Points: Group 5, ISR 24-30
Chart Wood School, Merstham, Surrey
Full Time
Closing Date: 22/11/2018

Job Details

Person Specification

You will need to:

– be a highly capable leader, with a clear sense of vision, strategic thinking and purpose;

– be an exceptional classroom practitioner, with expertise in SEND and specifically SEMH;

– have recent and relevant experience of highly effective leadership and a strong track record in raising standards;

– have a full understanding of processes involving children in care, child protection and safeguarding and be committed to working in partnership;

– be collegiate, responsive, highly approachable and have the ability to inspire colleagues, pupils, students and their families.

– be fully committed to developing effective independence for students  beyond school

Please click here to view Recruitment BrochureChart Wood School Principal Recruitment Brochure

Further Information

Chart Wood is a special day/boarding school for boys (105 day pupils and students and 24 boarders) aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health needs. Some pupils also have moderate learning and attachment difficulties and some a diagnosis of ASD.  Staff: pupil ratios are favourable and support out students to achieve well.

Chart Wood will shortly convert to academy status and become part of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust.  As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities that it serves.

We can offer:

– the opportunity to develop skills and experience within a family of providers;

– staff and an Executive Board who are highly committed and dedicated to success;

– support and guidance from Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

– a Local Authority supportive of developing local provision for children and young people in their communities

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this post, please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday 22nd November 2018

Interviews to be held: 27th and/or 28th November 2018

Chart Wood School, Surrey County Council and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust are 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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