Virtual School Headteacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/05/2024 12:00
£62,497.00 - £64,944.00
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Employment Location:
Redcar and Cleveland area (hybrid)
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Closing date:
22 May
Further Information
This excellent opportunity of a permanent post has become available at the end of the academic year.  As headteacher of the Virtual School you will have the opportunity to advise, guide, support and challenge schools and partners to secure the best possible educational outcomes for children and young people in the care of the local authority, those previously in our care, those with a kinship carer and all children with a social worker. The post holder will have experience and confidence in working with senior leaders in schools, partners in social care and young people, to promote and support the best possible outcomes for children in care.  

We are looking for someone who has demonstrated strong and effective leadership in a school or a local authority senior role and has a passion for promoting the educational attainment of children in care and care leavers and celebrating their successes.  The successful post holder will have excellent communication skills and the drive and creativity to support vulnerable children in educational settings and those out of education and will be able to demonstrate the impact of their leadership on improved educational outcomes for children.  The post holder will have excellent understanding of the social care and educational legislation pertinent to children in care.

Joining the teams in social Children and Families services, supporting schools and academies across Redcar and Cleveland, you will work closely with the senior management team within the education service and children’s social care service. You will be passionate about improving life chances for all young people and be committed to supporting the wider priorities of Children and Families services. You will manage and deploy the Virtual School team including a deputy head teacher, inclusion officers and a business support administrator.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure and barring service check will be sought for this post.

For more information please contact Clare Mahoney on 07833426123
Please note
This job is closed for applications.