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Deputy Head of Centre

Hours of work: Full-time teacher's hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday 06 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

College Central 
124 Brodrick Road 
East Sussex
BN22 9RB

Phone:       01323 691000
Email:        recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website:    www.sabden.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Deputy Head of Centre - College Central - Eastbourne

  • Full-Time - Permanent
  • 1.0fte (32.5hrs per week)
  • Leadership 6-10
  • Starting salary from £47,735 per annum

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide Pupil Referral Unit and an Alternative Provision Free School. The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust strives to create a warm, caring, stable and supportive environment in which all pupils and staff feel safe.

College Central is a countywide Pupil Referral Unit with multiple sites across East Sussex. It provides education to young people who have been, or are at risk of exclusion from mainstream school and may display difficult and challenging behaviours. College Central - Hastings is seeking to recruit a Deputy Head of Centre. 

As the Deputy Head of centre, you will support the Head of Centre for Hastings with responsibility for strategic direction and development of student engagement and attendance, with rigorous attention to how this translates to aspirational outcomes for all students. As the Deputy Head of Centre, you will have input into curriculum development and implementation. This will include empowering staff in their delivery of high quality teaching and learning and preparing pupils for eventual progression post 16 or reintegration pre-16 into mainstream settings.

If successful, you will become part of a very committed and hardworking team that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued. While some experience of working with vulnerable young people is preferable it is not essential.  We will provide you with high quality training and support.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies. 

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk  

The deadline for applications is by midday, Tuesday 6th September 2022.

Interviews are planned to be held w/c 12th or 19th September 2022.

For further information about College Central and the Trust, please visit the SABDEN website by clicking here: www.sabden.org.uk
The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/26186

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £47,735 to £52,723

  • Closing date
  • 6 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • College Central Eastbourne

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership