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Assistant Head (Manager) of Boarding

January 8, 2018
Assistant Head (Manager) of Boarding

Gretton School is an Independent Special School for children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions


Ongoing professional development provided, Level 5 qualification desired.

Gretton School are looking to appoint a motivated and dedicated Assistant Head (Manager) of Boarding. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a calm and patient and positive approach and also an ability to work as part of a team.

Gretton School is an Independent Special School for children with ASC and Asperger’s Syndrome.


  • To oversee Boarding provision.
  • To ensure welfare and compliance of provision.
  • To assess needs, plan and implement appropriate interventions and activities for students with ASC.
  • To support, develop and challenge all within Boarding provision.
  • The succesfull candidate must have:

    • Strong communication skills.
    • Strong organisational skills.
    • Organisational and planning skills.
    • Team building skills.
    • Experience in the development of staff.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • To be able to assess needs, plan and implement effective strategies and activities.
    • Ability to apply equal opportunities legislation within the workplace.
    • Ability to work flexible hours as required.
    • Able to react quickly in an emergency.
    • Enthusiasm for being part of a busy management team within the boarding provision and education provision.
    • An understanding of the needs of students with ASC.
    • An understanding of the importance of confidentiality.
    • Experience of providing care and working with young people with ASC.
    • Experience of Ofsted and other independent bodies monitoring and inspections.
    • Experience in administration and financial matters.
    • Management skills.
    • Leadership skills.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and DBS checks.

To apply, please complete an application form available on the website or alternatively email your CV and a covering letter stating why you are interested in the role to

Closing date: 12.00 noon Friday 2nd February 2018

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