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 September 2019:
JOB : STRATEGIC LEAD: STUDENT WELLBEING (Permanent, Full time)
Ref : C188/0519
Scale: PO6, £53,585 – £57,198
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.
This unique post provides the opportunity to work with students and staff both in the residential care setting and in the College day. You will lead the strategy for residential care provision and work closely with pastoral leaders in the College.
As a leader, you will develop the College’s work on well-being, ensuring our students are in the best possible place to learn because their social, emotional and pastoral needs are being met. You will have experience and expertise in the leadership of safeguarding and will have a successful track record in leading areas which promote an excellent state of wellbeing such as health, mental health, activities and attendance. You will be skilled at inspiring, motivating and influencing staff.
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
If you would like to visit the College prior to application, please contact the Principal on the above telephone number.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 12.00pm on Friday 10 May 2019.
All applicants will receive confirmation by email that their application form 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.