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Education Manager Maternity Cover 9-12 Months

Company: Peak Activity Services Ltd    Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Job Summary


We are currently recruiting an Education Manager to join us on a temporary bases due to maternity leave for 9-12 months to operate from our Stoke on Trent education facility.

About Peak Activity Services Ltd

Peak Education is part of Peak Activity Services Ltd (PAS Ltd) and an independent day school for young people with emotional, social and mental health needs. PAS Ltd supports young people aged 11-16 who for a range of reasons have been excluded from mainstream school by facilitating inclusive education using a bespoke package of academic learning and outdoor enrichment activities.

The company also provides outdoor activities, adventure and team building courses at centres near Stoke on Trent and throughout the Midlands and specialising in Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions across the UK. We make great use of company facilities to employ a wide range of outdoor activities to enrich our academic teaching.

Purpose of the Role

The successful applicant will work as part of a small team of Education Managers under the guidance of the Education Director to formulate and deliver a shared vision and strategic plan which inspire and motivate pupils, staff and all other members of the school community.

Youll be an important part of a network of staff striving to help young people develop the safe and positive relationships needed to rebuild their young lives, enabling them to build a positive and productive future.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Contributing to the effective management of the school and continuously seeking to improve organisational structures based on self-evaluation.
  • Taking a central responsibility for raising the quality of teaching and learning within Peak Education. This involves high expectations, maintaining and evaluating outcomes and establishing a successful learning culture which all impact on pupils achievement.
  • Building and maintaining effective communication platforms and nurturing relationships which are key to effective management. Youll be part of a team contributing to building a professional learning community which enables others to achieve.
  • Engaging with the internal and external school community to secure equity and entitlement and collaborate strategically and operationally with a wide range of partners to bring positive benefits.
  • With values at the heart of leadership, Education Managers have a responsibility to the whole school community and are accountable to a range of groups particularly pupils, parents, carers and the LEA.

Candidates must:

  • Be qualified to diploma standard
  • Have proven experience in a SEN learning environment
  • Hold a full, clean, UK driving licence
  • Be prepared to undergo a DBS check

Peak Activity Services are keen to employ the most exceptional team members; in return youll enjoy:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • CPD and Safeguarding training opportunities
  • Support from our team of Education Managers, Education Practitioners and apprentices.
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Use of the companys activity facilities in your spare time.

Application by email - please include a direct email address and telephone number.

Interviews will be held in Stoke on Trent immediately

Start Date December 2017 or as soon as possible (subject to references and DBS check)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,000.00 to £25,000.00 Dependent on experience

Job Type: Temporary

Required education:

  • Secondary education