Headteacher (The Flagship School)

CLOSING DATE: 22nd February 2023 at 9.00am

SHORTLISTING DATE: 27th February 2023

INTERVIEW DATE: 8th and 10th March 2023 All day

The Flagship School is a purpose built special school in Hastings offering a nurturing, inclusive environment for seventy two pupils with SEMH and associated needs. We have high expectations for each child to leave as a confident young adult who is well prepared for the future. Our School is an ambitious project developed in close partnership with East Sussex County Council. When fully open, Flagship will aim to deliver outstanding education and care focusing on offering pupils the opportunity to build their resilience for the rest of their lives. There will be an emphasis on improving emotional, academic, vocational and physical skills leading to meaningful, sustainable outcomes for life.

We are looking for a phenomenal leader who can combine kindness, nurture and integrity with academic excellence, fantastic outcomes, whilst fulfilling statutory obligations. The Beckmead Trust seeks to offer the relationships, resources and tenacity that our disadvantaged youngsters and their families need in order to flourish. The Trust will support the successful candidate in recruiting a skilled and empathic staff group. We will work alongside the Headteacher to establish an influential local governing body. The development of The Flagship School will be supervised by our outstanding Board of Trustees.

To arrange a visit to the school or if you have any queries about this post, please contact The Beckmead Trust HR Team at recruitment@beckmeadtrust.org.

To apply for the position, please complete the attached Beckmead Trust application form and send it to recruitment@beckmeadtrust.org.  Please note that CV's are not accepted.

The Beckmead Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. There will be a need for the successful applicant to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS. The successful candidate will be required to sign a declaration form declaring they are not disqualified from undertaking work with children under 8 under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.