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Life Centre Manager - Term Time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-704S
  • Posted:01/07/2020
  • Pay:£23,120- £26,864
  • Start Date:1st Sept 2020
  • App Close Date:14/07/2020 at 22:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Life Centre Manager

Required from 1st September 2020

NJC Scale SO1 Scale Points 23-28 pro rata to £23,120- £26,864

Term Time (195 days) only, 37 hours per week


We are seeking a highly motivated person to lead and manage the Life Centre, where you will plan and implement appropriate learning programmes and behaviour support interventions to cater for students who demonstrate challenging behaviour in the classroom.  They will support students referred to the LIFE Centre, individually or in a small group, and monitor progress, ensuring that all students are producing work of a high standard.

Applicants will have experience of working with children, unlimited optimism as well as good communication skills as the role will involve the line management of Life Centre staff and liaison with staff and parents as appropriate.

Management experience is desirable but not essential however, they should have the ability to inspire others, be decisive and ensure impact.  A capacity for sustained hard work is vital.

You will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career.

More information on this successful school can be accessed on the following website:

Application packs are available from our school website alternatively please send an email to Miss Reid in Human Resources

Closing date for applications: 14th July 2020 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2100 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.