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Head Of School (Ref: 2022_93)

Contact: Please visit our website for more information about this exciting opportunity Website: www.iwef.org.uk/iwef/vacancies Email: anna.mursell@iwef.org.uk Tel: 01983 526523

Vacancy Reference: 2022_93

Closing Date: 27/01/2023

Head of School (L18-L22) - September 2023 start

The Isle of Wight Education Federation are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and dedicated Head of School.

The post holder will have a substantive 
Deputy Headteacher role, with day to day operational responsibilities of the Head of School for the KS3 and KS4 site.

The successful candidate will also be a member of the Federation Executive, the Executive team of leaders responsible for working strategically to secure the best possible outcomes for the students across the Isle of Wight Education Federation.

The Isle of Wight Education Federation comprises, Medina College, The Island VI

Form and Carisbrooke College, therefore having the benefit of the individual site

identities, with the advantage of the opportunities, experience and economies of

scale provision for 2000 students and 350 staff.

 

The Governing Board of the Isle of Wight Education Federation are committed to

safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects

all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. It is also an equal opportunities

employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

Please visit our website for more information about this exciting opportunity

Website: www.iwef.org.uk/iwef/vacancies

Email: anna.mursell@iwef.org.uk  Tel: 01983 526523

 

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

 

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.


The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.

 

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

 

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.