Head of Department – Early Years Foundation & Primary BLUH81364

Cheadle, Greater Manchester
£41,812 - £46,350 per annum
30 Apr 2019
22 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

At Together Trust we believe everybody deserves an equal chance in life. There are no exceptions. We provide a wide range of support services including fostering, residential, community and family support. We also provide specialist educational support at our schools and college.

Inscape House School is our non-maintained day special school that meets the needs of children and young people aged 5 to 19 years with autism spectrum conditions and related social communication difficulties.

As our head of department, you will…

Be responsible for the leadership and organisation of an innovative and influential curriculum within the early years and primary division of the school; improving teaching, raising achievement and pupils’ progress through quality-first teaching and multi-disciplinary working.

About you

We’re looking for an individual who has qualified teacher status (QTS), a national professional qualification for middle leadership (or equivalent), and who has a proven track record of effective performance management of teaching and support staff resulting in improved pupil outcomes. With years of management experience within an autism spectrum condition (ASC) education setting, you will have an excellent understanding and use of assessment for learning approaches - including target setting and tracking - and have knowledge of the requirements of transition inbetween key stages and out of school.

You will have the capacity to lead and influence creative and enriching leadership in the school, be able to demonstrate behaviours that inspire and motivate others and hold a contemporary view that acknowledges people with autism have strengths in learning, communication and interaction. Highly resilient, able to deal with challenges on a daily basis, you will be an innovative and creative thinker, solution focused and able to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

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