Head Teacher

Company: Polaris Education

Location: Horsham (School)

Contract Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 15 May 2024

Salary: £50,000 circa - dependent on experience

Specific Hours: Full Time

Head Teacher

Apple Orchard School 

Head Teacher – Full Time (based in school during term time)

Location:  Horsham, West Sussex

Basic Salary: £50,000 circa - dependent on experience  

Benefits: Teachers Pension & 2x Death in Service 

Apple Orchard is an expanding therapeutic community with a school attached. All young people in our care have significant SEMH concerns and as such we are looking for a Head Teacher with a passion to work with those who are most vulnerable and one who can build trusting, solid relationships. 

Our school, Apple Orchard, is a very important part of Apple Orchard and complements the work done by the care and therapy staff. The Head Teacher will lead an experienced team of teachers and teaching assistants. Between them, they can offer a wide range of subjects which covers all of a modified National Curriculum. 

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head Teacher; a forward-thinking leader who can continue to build the new team, be part of this exciting opportunity to continue to develop our school 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 and creative approach to teaching, and strong financial management capability. Previous experience of working and managing within a SEMH environment is essential.

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. 

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which will be met by Apple Orchard School.

Apple Orchard School is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Apple Orchard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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