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Head of Centre

Education - School

School Leadership Teaching

Tameside Pupil Referral Service




Leadership Range 10 £51,311 – 14 £56,579

Tameside Council is seeking to recruit a dynamic inspirational leader to its Pupil Referral Service who can bring their own vision, creativity and expertise to the service.

The successful candidate will be joining a diverse and vibrant local authority committed to excellence and where support for our most vulnerable young people features prominently in our priorities. The successful candidate will have a key role to play in further developing the service in close collaboration with local headteachers and key partner agencies to improve the life chances of children and young people most at risk of poor outcomes.

The KS3 and KS4 facilities were purpose built in 2012 under the Building Schools for the Future programme and offer outstanding opportunities for further development.

This is a challenging but hugely rewarding post, leading on engagement with our most vulnerable young people, their families and other agencies to help them develop and achieve. We are looking for a leader who is an excellent communicator, with a strong tem ethos and a proven track record in shaping a positive learning culture that promotes success and personal wellbeing. We are committed to providing a supportive, forward thinking vocational and academic curriculum and learning environment in which our pupils can thrive.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Head of Centre to join our Senior Leadership team from September 2020 (if at all possible) or January 2021. Based at our KS4 Site you will be required by the service to lead and manage the centre on a day to day basis, as well as contributing to the strategic leadership of the whole service.

The council is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The PRS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosures.

For an informal discussion about this role. Please contact Rebeckah Hollingsworth on 07508 150 454 or email

Ref No: SCH18
Closing date: 11th June 2020
Shortlisting: 12th June 2020
Interview: 18th or 19th June 2020

Completed applications should be submitted to the School Business Manager, Mrs L Harris, by email to by 12.00pm on Thursday 11th June 2020

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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11th Jun 2020