South Tottenham, Greater London (On-site)
Tottenham, Greater London
TW7, Isleworth
Circa £100K per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Ambitious about Autism has an amazing opportunity for an exceptional leader.  

  • Do you put children and young adults at the heart of your thinking?  
  • Will you stand with autistic children and young people, champion their rights and create opportunities?  
  • Do you want to work with an organisation whose people work together for a future where every autistic child and young person can be themselves and realise their ambitions? 
  • Do you want to help create a world where autistic children and young people are heard, included and supported?  

If the answer to all of these questions is yes, we are the organisation for you!  

We are seeking an outstanding and innovative Executive Head. The successful person will help build on our successes and be responsible and accountable for the operational direction, quality and outcomes of our schools and college, including leading on the development of our new free school. The Executive Head will act as an ambassador for education services with internal and external stakeholders. 

What we offer:   

  • Amazing colleagues with a shared passion for autistic children and young people. 
  • Stong values-based culture.  
  • Excellent training and development opportunities including an ILM accredited leadership and management course.   
  • Flexible working.  
  • Re-location package. 
  • Access to bespoke executive leadership coaching.    
  • Annual staff recognition awards.   
  • Interest free season ticket loans.  
  • A wide range of wellness programmes including: virtual fitness classes, art & cooking classes and learning programmes.   
  • Employee Assistance Programme, to help you balance your work, family, and personal life.   
  • Free physiotherapy.   

Key dates: 

Role Closes: Sunday 20th Februrary 2022

Applicants informed of outcome: Monday 21st February 2022

First stage interviews (Virtually): Monday 28th February 2022 

Second Stage Interview (In Person): Wednesday 2nd March 2022

To find out more about this position please find attached the recruitment pack entailing the role details. For an informal discussion regarding this exciting senior leadership role, please find out contact details in the recruitment pack attached.    

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.
Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS Filter Guidance

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Refreshed on: 07 February 2022
Closed date: 20 February 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 0349
Tags: Management, Teaching