Curriculum Lead/Assistant Head of School - Running Deer School
- Multiple Locations
- Multiple Terms
- Band 3: £30,000 per annum (actual)
Required to start September 2023.
About Running Deer and Running Deer School
Running Deer is a not for profit organisation based in Dartmoor National Park, which supports adults and children with learning and mental health difficulties, disabilities, and those not in education, employment or training. We provide access to education, training, volunteering, life skills opportunities, and work experience through a variety of outdoors-oriented projects. These projects include the provision of a registered independent school and intervention programme.
Running Deer School provides small, specialist, high-support education provision for local education authorities. Firmly grounded in outdoor education and rural skills, and with a strong focus on core academic achievement, we work with children and young people between 8 and 16 with a range of special educational needs.
The Curriculum Lead/ Assistant Head of School, with support from the Head of School and Board of Governors, will share the responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the school to support all our staff to secure high quality teaching and therapeutic support for our students.
The successful candidate will work holistically with a range of therapeutic and educational opportunities to secure the best outcomes for the whole child as well as delivering a reduced teaching timetable (around 0.4) of core subjects.
- To Support the Head of School and the Board of Governors to ensure the smooth running of the school on a day-to-day basis.
- To liaise with Teachers and our Learning and Wellbeing Practitioners to ensure the curriculum is being delivered in an effective and personalised way.
- To liaise with staff to ensure staff wellbeing.
- To support the Head of School in performance management of relevant staff.
- To oversee the efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources on a day-to-day basis.
- To liaise with outside agencies to deliver the best outcomes for our students.
- To liaise with and support parents and carers to get the best outcomes for our students.
- To help develop the strategic development of the school.
- To manage and support of the record keeping, data collection and analysis at the school.
Running Deer School
Firmly grounded in outdoor education, rural skills, and activities, and with a strong focus on students achieving to the absolute best of their ability, we work with children and young people between 8 and 16 with a range of special educational needs. Our academic learning is based in our classrooms at Butterdon Wood.
We place a heavy emphasis on staff wellbeing and work life balance. There is no expectation within this role that extra hours or unpaid overtime would be undertaken. All duties should be able to be completed between the working hours of 9-4 unless done so by personal choice.
Running Deer School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which will include a check against the Children’s Barred List and Barred Teacher list. Applicants will also be required to complete a medical questionnaire.
References will always be taken up to ensure the safety of our children and young people.
We strongly encourage applicants to arrange a visit to the school prior to submitting your application.
For more information, please contact Running Deer School on 01647 279328, email to email@example.com or visit www.runningdeerschool.org.uk.
Closing Date: Friday 7th April 2023
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupSchool Leadership
- Salary Details
Band 3: £30,000 per annum (actual)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
35 hours per week (term time only)
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required