Outcomes First Group
How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?
Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).
If the trial is a success, we’ll be rolling the 4DWW out across the Group – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join !
Job Title: Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum
Location: The Holden School, Leigh
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract: Permanent; Term Time only
Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be part of an excellent Team in a friendly and expanding Specialist School? If so, we have the perfect role for you.
Due to our continued success and growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum to join our fantastic Team at The Holden School.
Purpose of the Job
The post holder will:
The Holden School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 16, catering for pupils with a wide range of needs in Lancashire, Manchester and surrounding areas. Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life. We are a Therapeutic Led, Trauma Informed School providing individualised curriculums for our young people supported by our Class Teams, our Pastoral Team and our own Therapists.
We pride ourselves in steering pupils in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them academically and socially, to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build conﬁdence in our students, so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.
Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable pupils and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
For further information or for an informal discussion please contact the school and ask to speak to Mark Fletcher, Headteacher.
We believe that it is extremely important that you feel heard! We had great results from our Great Place to Work Survey:
Why join Acorn Education & Care?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS and social media checks.
You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.