Strategic Lead Education for the Vision Impaired, New College Worcester

New College Worcester (NCW)
New College Worcester is a nationally regarded non-maintained special school, devoted to the education of vision impaired young people aged 11 – 19.    We are seeking to appoint from 1 September 2019:

JOB  :  STRATEGIC LEAD:  EDUCATION FOR THE VISION IMPAIRED (Permanent, Full Time)
Ref   :  AC195/0519
Scale:  L14 – L18 (£55,064 – £60755)

NCW has been re-shaping its future direction and needs dynamic leaders to bring this to life. If you like driving change and exciting challenges then NCW is the place for you.

New College Worcester is a non-maintained residential school for blind and vision impaired young people, aged 11-19.  It is a unique and special place to work and learn, full of exceptional young people. Most students follow the national curriculum and study at GCSE and A level.  A small number of students have additional needs.

At an important time for the College, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding leader to join our Senior Leadership Team.  The successful candidate will be passionate about the achievement of young people and committed to supporting them in reaching their aspirations.

As a leader you will be have exceptional knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning for vision impaired young people, demonstrated through your status as a Qualified Teacher for the Visually Impaired.  You will have a clear strategic vision regarding the delivery of the additional curriculum and will support both College and Care in its implementation.  You will be creative and imaginative in leading CPD across the College and will support the Outreach team in the development of their work.

NCW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is conditional on verified references, medical clearance and an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and Registration.  NCW is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Full details and application forms can be downloaded from NCW’s website (www.ncw.co.uk) or contact Recruitment for further information (01905 763933).  Candidates must complete an application form, CVs alone are not accepted.

Please telephone, write or e-mail for details to: Recruitment, New College Worcester, Whittington Road,   Worcester   WR5 2JX
Tel: 01905 763933
Email: recruitment@ncw.co.uk

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  12 on Friday 10 May 2019

All applicants will receive confirmation by email that their application for has been received, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the application deadline.

INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE ON:  w/b Monday 20 May 2019