CEO-Principal, West Kirby School and College, Merseyside

West Kirby School and College
Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH

West Kirby School and College specialises in providing education and residential provision for boys and girls with complex educational needs. There are currently over 75 pupils on roll aged 5-19. The school is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Wirral peninsula.


Full time with attractive holiday allowance. Salary Group 5 plus Residential Allowance (salary negotiable for exceptional candidates, relocation package available)

Required- Earliest start as possible

The Trustees of this Charity are looking for a CEO-Principal, with the ambition to build on it’s national reputation for excellence and achievements across a range of complex conditions. We are seeking a forward thinking leader to develop and sustain existing provision and initiate additional services.

West Kirby School and College has an integrated Clinical and Therapeutic support services team combined with a dynamic curriculum approach to provide our pupils with individualised learning. You will have the vision and leadership qualities to guide the School, represent it and promote it to the wider community.

Our School has held Outstanding OFSTED reports since 2004, Autism Accreditation since 2013 and been awarded Enhanced Accreditation Commendation in 2018. We’re also the AET Wirral Schools Autism training provider hub and hold Artsmark Gold Award.

For further details of the role, the Charity and the timing of the process, please email Rachel Kennedy, Business Manager:

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Closing date: Monday 15th April 2019, interviews w/c 29th April 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to rigorous recruitment checks.

Registered Charity No. 207790
Limited Company Registered No.200018