Head of Centre

£59,581 - £65,735
04 Jul 2022
30 Sep 2022
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Lawnswood Campus

Head of Centre

The Orchard Centre


Head of Centre - Leadership Pay Spine L15-19  – Permanent Contract – Full Time

Required for January 2023


It’s an exciting time to join the Lawnswood Campus family as we embark on our journey to become ‘The Leading Light for PRUs and Alternative Provision in the UK’.  We are seeking an experienced, strategic, inspiring and determined leader who has a passion for working with young people who have challenging behaviour and social, emotional and mental health needs.  We are looking for a leader who is confident, resilient and innovative; a strong communicator who has high expectations and drive, is empathetic to the complex needs of young people and has an understanding of the impact of families and staff under pressure.  A champion for young people who is determined to deliver the highest quality of education, wide ranging interventions to support the unmet social, emotional and mental health needs of young people and make a real difference in young people’s lives and their futures.

Lawnswood Campus is a Federation of three Pupil Referral Units, a Home and Hospital Service and an Integrated Therapy Service, a Lawnswood Learning Link Service, an Outreach Service and a STARNet Service providing the schools and City of Wolverhampton as part of a city wide strategy to promote inclusion and positive behaviour in safe, secure, child centred, positive and nurturing environments with high quality teaching and learning via vibrant curriculum and intervention programmes that meet the needs of our young people.

As well as a competitive salary, the post attracts the benefits of working in a local authority grant maintained school and teacher’s pay and conditions.

Lawnswood Campus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its vulnerable young people and to equality of opportunity for all of its staff, therefore, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. 

All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All Lawnswood Campus staff passionately believe in giving all young people a new chance to be successful and encouraging them to make a positive success of their lives. Lawnswood is a happy place to work and a happy place to learn.

Closing Date: Friday 16th September 2022


Lawnswood Campus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and two satisfactory references from your current or previous employment.

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