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Assistant Headteacher – Head of Lower School

Reference: f9ef9661-729f-45f2-8dbd-7b612a7e6fb0
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Wadhurst
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

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).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job title: Assistant Headteacher – Head of Lower School

Location: Bricklehurst Manor School, Stonegate

Salary: £45,000 to £53,000 dependent on experienced

Hours: Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent, Term Time only

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of young pupils and young people, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Head of Lower School to join our team at Bricklehurst Manor School in Stonegate. As Head of Lower School, you will be an outstanding educationalist and want to ensure the school is leading light for our young people and their families.

About us

Bricklehurst Manor School is a brand-new school in Stonegate, East Sussex, proposed to cater for 60 pupils. This is an exciting opportunity for anybody who wants to be a part of the successful development of a brand-new setting and make a difference to education of our pupils.

Acorn Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and 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.

About the Role

  • Undertake the normal responsibilities of the class teacher
  • Be a member of the senior leadership team.
  • Design and implement an innovative curriculum to secure engagement and positive progression to the Upper School.
  • Assist the Head of School in leading and managing the school
  • Undertake such duties as are delegated by the Head of School
  • Play a major role under the overall direction of the Head of School in formulating and reviewing the School Improvement Plan and the aims and objectives of the school by:
  • Establishing the policies through which they shall be achieved
  • Leading and managing staff and resources to that end
  • Monitoring progress towards their achievement.

To contribute to:

  • Maintaining and developing the ethos, values and overall purposes of the school
  • Formulating the aims and objectives of the school and policies for their implementation
  • To contribute to planning improvement which will translate school aims and policies into actions

Why join Acorn Education?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

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 applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

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.

How to Apply

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