£65010 - £71729 per annum + 10% Bonus

Job Title:
Head Teacher

10% Bonus

Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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Job Title: Head Teacher

Location: Bushbury, Wolverhampton

Salary: £65,010 - £71,729 + 10% KPI performance bonus

Lead with Values at Our New School

Due to continued expansion and growth, Horizon Care and Educaion are proud to be opening the doors to a new school in the Midlands region in September 2024!

We are dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities to children and young people aged 7-19.

At our schools, we believe in nurturing potential, fostering growth, and ensuring that every student, regardless of their starting point or situation, can achieve remarkable progress.

It is essential to have experience with Autism Spectrum Condition, ASC or previous experience of working with students with ASC, and SLCN, Speech Language and Communication Needs

Join us in shaping the future of education and making a difference in the lives of children and young people Together, we will create a nurturing and inspiring learning environment where every student can thrive.

Horizon operates with a set of core values - Compassionate, Inspiring, Dependable and Collaborative. We expect our leaders to exemplify our values in every aspect of their role. A true leader is one who uses these values as a compass, guiding actions, decision-making, and fulfilling our collective mission of providing the very best outcomes for our young people.

We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic individual to join us as our Head Teacher. As a leader in our organisation, you will play a pivotal role in inspiring, motivating, and empowering our dedicated staff and students.

We are seeking a leader who embodies our core values and can guide our community towards success. The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

Vision: Inspire and lead with a clear vision for the future of our school, fostering an environment of growth and excellence.

Resilience: Exhibit resilience in the face of challenges, driving forward with determination and adaptability.

Empathy: Show genuine care and understanding for the needs of both our staff and students, creating a supportive and inclusive atmosphere.

High Support & High Challenge: Strive for academic excellence while providing unwavering support to students, ensuring they reach their full potential.

The successful applicants will need:

  • A wealth of experience working as a Head Teacher in a similar SEND environment or setting.
  • Experience with Autism Spectrum Condition, ASC or previous experience of working with students with ASC?
  • Have a good understanding about the School Improvement process, effective curriculum models and the development of process, maintain and build your understanding of requirements, helping the school move towards an outstanding rating
  • Have a thorough understanding and knowledge of the Independent School Standards
  • Ability to motivate, drive and support staff and pupils, using a person-centred approach
  • A real 'can do, will do' attitude, with the desire to succeed and improve our school
  • Excellent communication and top-quality relationship building skills
  • Hold Qualified Teacher status

Why work for us?

  • 10% bonus based on performance
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Christmas bonus
  • Blue Light Card
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral!*
  • Financial wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.
  • Community and wellbeing- Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.

T&C's apply*

To start your journey with Horizon, apply now!

Horizon Care and Education is committed to its employees, values the needs of our employees and the people we support. We recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled staff, so we are committed to attract and retain talent who align with our values, vision & mission statement. We value diversity, equality, and inclusion, offering equal opportunities to all individuals interested in joining our organisation.

Candidates who meet the minimum required criteria of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview under the disability confident employer scheme. During your application process, you will be asked to complete an application form which will be used through your recruitment assessment and on boarding journey. Please outline any reasonable adjustments that can be made to support your application and assessment process.

We are committed to safeguarding, the standards of safer recruitment defined under Keeping Children Safe in Education, and enabling a safe culture; a culture that ensures that our employees and the young people in our care and education are safeguarded and receive the right support that meets their individual needs We promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all employees, all visitors of Horizon and partner organisations who support us to share this commitment.


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