Deputy Head of Care

Location: Heckingham
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £46,566
Reference: J14000
Contact Name: Matthew Duffy
Expiry Date: 2020-12-13
Deputy Head of Education
Do you have a passion for helping others and are looking for a new and exciting challenge? Look no further as a great opportunity has just become available! Gap are currently on the lookout for passionate and motivated Deputy Head of Education to support learning and development in a educational setting for looked after children located near to Loddon, Norfolk.
As a Deputy Head of Education you will support pupils and act a learning mentor whilst helping deliver the curriculum within a classroom setting. You will be supporting the Head of Education with the curriculum for the young person's in our care as well as teaching your own timetabled lessons and supporting other teaching and non-teaching staff.
·Salary - Between £42,195 - £46,566
·Hours - 40 hours per week Monday to Friday
·Area - Loddon, Norfolk.
·Full time permanent position

Responsibilities - Deputy Head of Education
·Leading by example and providing inspiration and motivation for others in order to create a shared culture and positive climate
·Supporting the training, monitoring, assessment and development of teachers and teaching assistants.
·Supporting the Head of Education in delivering effective systems for the management of staff performance and professional development as part of the Staff Support and Development Programme
·Motivating and empowering all staff to carry out their roles to the highest standard.
·Maintaining appropriate structures to support leadership at all levels, ensuring clear delegation of tasks and responsibilities.
·Contributing to development planning, review and self-evaluation processes.
·Having a working understanding of Learning Centre budget processes, administration and control
·Developing a curriculum appropriate to each pupil's experience, interests, aptitudes and stage of development and in accordance with the perceived needs of children.
·Monitoring and evaluating the curriculum and its assessment.
·Maintaining a positive climate which ensures high quality teaching and successful learning.
·Monitoring and evaluating the standards of learning and quality of teaching and achievement of all students.
·Maintaining the principle of assessment for learning and the effective use of the student performance data in order to set and meet challenging and realistic targets for improvement.
·To co-ordinate and advise on aspects of the curriculum in any cross-curricular or multi-disciplinary approach

Skills Required - Deputy Head of Education
·Enthusiasm
·Imagination
·Qualified Teacher status and initial or post-graduate educational qualification
·Initial or higher degree or relevant higher qualification
·An understanding of the management aspects of a senior role in a residential school/children's home setting.
·Successful experience with children displaying social, emotional and behavioural.
·An awareness of the requirements of working in a residential care setting that is the child's home.
·Competent and well versed in curriculum development work, across the curriculum.
·An understanding of the issues around dealing with children displaying social, emotional and behavioural problems

The position of Deputy Head of Care plays a vital role in ensuring that the daily operations of the Educational Centre can continue to a high standard. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office 01 73 360 6 24 0 for a confidential chat. Please be advised that this vacancy is located near to Loddon, Norfolk.



This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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