£68749 - £75478 per annum

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Job Title: Head Teacher

Location: Brewood, Kent

Salary: £68,749-£75,478

Our established school, located in Kent, provides a high quality education, enhanced by a caring and positive atmosphere.

We are dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities to children and young people aged 11-19 with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Needs. 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.

Join us in shaping the future of education and making a difference in the lives of children and young people with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Needs. 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.
  • 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 from its current 'good' 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?

  • 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
  • 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.

To start your education journey with Horizon, click apply now!

This post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check and satisfactory references.


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