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Partnership Manager (Post 16) - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Grange Park School, Wrotham

  • Ref:KCC886-7052-180S
  • Posted:08/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 7 + SENA
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/07/2020 at 15:30
  • Interviews:27th July 2020

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Would you like to join a school at an exciting time in its development? Are you pupil/student focused and committed to making a difference? If so then we are the school for the next stage of your career.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of innovative and forward thinking school that offers personalised learning to students whose primary need is Autism.

We are looking for an organised, innovative, problem solver who wants to make a difference to young people’s lives and allow them to thrive at our partnership college sites. We would welcome applications from candidates from a range of different backgrounds and experiences.

Coordinating the trail blazing college partnership provision that supports Grange Park students in our college provision enabling them to access a range of subjects at a mainstream site.

This provision was commended during the schools Ofsted inspection as well as by the National Autism Society as part of the school’s accreditation visit.

The salary is Kent Range 7 plus a Special Needs Allowance and a full job description and person specification is attached.

To be considered for this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate strong managerial qualities. We would welcome applicants from special or mainstream backgrounds. What is important is your ability to work as part of a team and be part of driving our school forward.

You will key in working with the Assistant Headteacher and SLT to develop our Post 16 partnership provision based at our college sites.

If you are excited at the prospect of working in a collaborative and rewarding environment, then we would like to hear from you.

Grange Park is part of KSENT a collaboration of 24 special schools in Kent. This includes CLASS the Collaborative Learning Alliance.  This creates numerous training and development opportunities, shared working practices and career progression.

The school offers comprehensive training in autism, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

The successful candidate will embrace the special ethos of the School, and the role will provide an opportunity to take Grange Park School into this next exciting phase and beyond.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Grange Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Including the barred list, as well as other pre-employment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019.

Information about the school

Grange Park School is a day special school committed to making a difference for 119 pupils aged between 9 and 19 who have an Autism Spectrum Condition and associated learning difficulties.

We have our KS2 site in Stansted village and our Wrotham site is for KS3, KS4 and KS5 pupils.

Class sizes at the Stansted and Wrotham sites are between 11-13 pupils with a teacher and 1-2 learning mentors.

At the Partnership colleges learning mentors are supporting individual students or small groups of students aged 16-19 years in the college tutor groups / classrooms and out in the community.

The school offers comprehensive training in autism, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

Currently judged as “Good” by Ofsted, the school is very well placed to becoming Outstanding and is oversubscribed.

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 882111

Documents

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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.