Head of Education
Val’s Place offer specialist services for children, young people and adults with complex needs associated with autism and/or Learning Disabilities. The historic Val’s Place, located in Frieston, Boston, has been transformed into the group’s latest state-of-the-art service, to offer education and care placements on a day and/or residential basis for up to 52 weeks per year. Val’s Place is open to children between the ages of 8-18, and the service will also deliver in-house clinical care to children with a learning disability, complex communication and sensory needs, and challenging behaviour.
With Val’s Place’s joined-up multi-disciplinary model of education, care and clinical support, developed over years of supporting individuals with autism, learning disabilities and a wide range of complex needs, Val’s Place will offer a flexible and individualized 24-hour waking programme of learning, life-skills and leisure, backed up by person-centered support and therapy.
We believe that everyone has the right to a life which is as socially-respected as anyone else’s, with the status and respect they deserve. At Val’s Place we strive to support individuals with autism and/or learning disabilities to flourish and enjoy their independence as they grow.
The post of Head of Education is crucial to the successful development of Val’s Place School. Working as a member of the School’s Leadership Team you will participate in the strategic planning for all future developments. The successful candidate will lead the Education Team towards future success embracing a multidisciplinary approach that includes working alongside professionals from both the Residential, Education and Clinical teams.
You will have a passion for teaching and learning, and for creating successful opportunities for our pupils. You will have a proven track record of management in a specialist school setting. You should also have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the national curriculum, funding and quality issues and be skilled in partnership working.
•Salary competitive and negotiable dependent on experience
•Continuous Professional and Personal Development
•Full Company Induction Programme
All successful applications will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Salary: Competitive and negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications.
If you feel you are a suitable candidate for this role and would like to work for a reputable company then please do not hesitate in applying