Acorn Care and Education are expanding and opening new schools in the area. Oak Tree School’s current Deputy has been promoted and therefore, we are looking for a new Deputy Headteacher to join us and be given a chance to build their career for equally exciting opportunities.
Oak Tree School is a specialist provision positioned near the city of Truro in Cornwall. The school provides full-time specialist co-education for up to 65 children and young people aged 7 to 16 who experience social, emotional, mental health, communication difficulties and associated challenging behaviours. These children and young people often cannot cope, function or achieve within a mainstream environment. The aim is to provide a structured, nurturing approach, with pupils accessing a broad, balanced and engaging curriculum to meet their significant needs.
About the Group
We are part of the Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Acorn Care and Education provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through relentless focus on caring and learning.
Who we are looking for
The Deputy Headteacher will provide effective leadership and management of the school that ensures the school meets its aims and objectives, and operates within the overall strategy and guidelines of the Outcome First Group.
- Degree or equivalent
- Teaching qualification
- Commitment to continued personal and professional development
- Evidence of management of curriculum and assessment Experience of preparation for and participating in OFSTED Inspection
- Experience of working with children with challenging behaviours
Why work for us
- Social activities
- "Your Wellbeing Matters"
- Employee Rewards Hub
- Free School meals on site
- No two days are ever the same
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
Applications are invited online though the Acorn Care and Education website www.acorncare.co.uk. If you have any further questions regarding how to apply please contact Laura Hearl on 01872264221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Acorn care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.