Sir John Nelthorpe School

Sir John Nelthorpe School

Head of Centre (at The Darley Centre)

Image titleHead of Centre

Salary range L12-L16 (£55,336 - £61,164)

From September 2021

The Darley Centre is a specialist provision for young people with additional needs. Supporting the most vulnerable and those disengaged from learning in a safe, nurturing and caring environment. Offering places for up to 15 young people aged 11-14 offering a broad curriculum. We believe that our young people should have the opportunity to achieve to their full potential, leading to independence, re-entry to mainstream and eventually employment.

We are seeking to appoint a creative and committed Head of Centre from September 2021. You will ideally have the NASENCO award or be willing to study towards it upon appointment. You may be an existing headteacher or a talented senior leader or aspiring senior leader looking to take the next step in your career. Your experience may be in Secondary or Primary stages and may be in either alternative provision or mainstream settings.

To arrange a confidential informal conversation about the school and the role, contact John Hesketh, Chair of the Management Committee by email or by telephoning the school on 01724 705023. Please email for an application pack. The deadline for completed applications is 3:25pm on Friday 23rd April 2021.

The Darley Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and supportive references.

Head of Centre Candidate Letter.pdf
DC Head of Centre L12_16 JD & ES.pdf
Application for Employment (Current).doc

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