The Ruskin Mill Trust Group operates five colleges and associated residential provision in Nailsworth, Stourbridge, Sheffield, Birmingham, Pembrokeshire as well as an associated site in Darlington and an independent specialist school in Sheffield. We provide innovative and experiential education for children and young people with special learning needs, developed out of the inspiration of Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin. We are looking to recruit a new Deputy College Principal for Ruskin Mill College, based in Horsley, Gloucestershire.As a member of the College Senior Management Team you will support the College Principal in the day-to-day management and running of the College including deputising for the College Principal if required.You will bring an additional degree of structure and transparency to the management of the educational provision of the College by formalising communication structures between the College Principal and other management teams. You will have management responsibility for teaching and learning and for ensuring that sufficient and appropriate high quality provision is in place to meet the learning needs of students that are enrolled at the college and that it is effectively organised.To be able to undertake this role you must have a degree level education, ideally also holding a Masters level qualification. You must have a full teaching qualification or equivalent teaching experience; Have experience of leading and managing change to deliver improved performance; Be able to give evidence of innovative and successful management performance, ideally in staff development; Be able to demonstrate experience of having led, or significantly contributed to the success of a department or small organisation through its leadership, ethos, teaching and results; and be able to evidence experience of successful implementation of quality assurance processes to address concerns or identified areas of improvement.In addition you must have an up to date knowledge of the legislative frameworks which impact on this 24 hour provision; Experience of working within a complex organisation; Knowledge of Rudolf Steiner Holistic Education with particular reference to the works and insights of John Ruskin and William Morris; Be adaptable and show initiative with high levels of personal, emotional and social intelligence. In return we offer significant personal development opportunities to work within a holistic organisation that is complex and growing. Only those with an outstanding commitment to excellence should apply.Closing Date: Monday 24 April 2017Interviews will be held on the 4 May 2017Ruskin Mill Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please note that we do not accept CV’s. The Trust is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.
The Ruskin Mill Trust Group currently operates three colleges and associated residential provision in Nailsworth, Stourbridge and Sheffield as well as associated sites in Pembrokeshire and Darlington, an independent specialist school in Sheffield, and is setting up a new provision in Birmingham as well as looking at new opportunities potentially overseas. We provide innovative and experiential education for children and young people with special learning needs, developed out of the inspiration of Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin.
Ruskin Mill Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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Ruskin Mill Trust
Old Bristol RoadNailsworthGloucestershireGL6 0LA
Phase: Colleges (FE/HE)
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