Interim Headteacher. Job in Bristol Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1381209475-2
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Elementa Support Services
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Head / Deputy Head Teacher, Support / IAG
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

"Interim Headteacher", "Interim Headteacher","Interim Headteacher", Headteacher, headteacher, headteacher, principal, principal, principal, SEND, SEND, SEND, SEMH, SEMH, SEMH, "alternative provision", "alternative provision", "alternative provision" Interim Headteacher Type: Contract Location: Bristol Starting salary: £307.69 per day Hours: Full time (40 hours a week). Term time only (term times as stipulated by Bristol City Council). Start: 01/09/2024 until further notice / permanent appointment

Our client is a successful Alternative Education Provsion based in central Bristol. They have a proven track record of supporting young people with challenging backgrounds to become successful in life and their futures. Led by a consistent, experienced, pro-active and dedicated Headteacher, the team of staff have worked hard and with a progressive ethos which are the key reasons for their success.

The current headteacher has resigned and will be leaving at the end of term 6, 2024. The school are actively recruiting on a permanent basis for a new headteacher but are realistic that they may need to appoint an Interim Headteacher until they find the right person to join on a permanent basis. The new (permanent) headteacher will build on previous successes and take the AEP to new heights. Working here will give the opportunity to work for a community interest company that has a social mission at its core and drives the way we undertake business.

The new/interim headteacher will:

  • Lead and motivate the school team to provide high quality learning and raise aspirations and achievements for young people.
  • Support the development and delivery of learning and educational engagement with children and young people across the organisation
  • Support the development of outreach education programmes
  • Ensure that a trauma-recovery approach is at the heart of the school s work with young people.

Accountable to

  • Chief Executive Officer

Accountable for

  • Deputy Head Teacher/s
  • SENCo
  • Data and Exams Officer

Students at this setting have often missed large parts of standard education so a focus on learning as well as social development will be a key part of this role. The staff team work hard to ensure they provide the best opportunities for their learners. but they know they can only achieve that through a strong collaborative team.

Never 'standing still', recently the school have implemented changes which have been very positively received by staff & students alike. They have a brand new innovative curriculum, have updated their learning environments and have a policy of zero exclusions. This has already had a positive impact reflected in increased attendance, improved positive behaviour and improved staff:student relationships.

As an employer, this AEP offers one of the most supportive and progressive environments possible for both learners and staff colleagues. Mental health is a key focus for the school and you will have weekly 1:1 & coaching session with your line manager, weekly counselling & support sessions and other well-being benefits.

Elementa is the recruiting partner therefore applicants being considered for the role after pre-screening will be required to complete the registration process for Elementa. This includes full vetting & background checks, satisfactory referencing and application for a DBS Enhanced Disclosure (which may be chargeable at £53.20) unless you have a current DBS subscribed to the update service.

If you have the relevant skills and experience necessary for this role then please apply with your full up-to-date CV. Please ensure your CV is up-to-date and clearly defines your previous experience. All applicants will be promptly responded to.