Activities and Extended Services Leader (SouthEast London, UK)

Job Description

TYPE OF CONTRACTDirect ManagerDepartmentSalary Range
Permanent, Full-TimeAssistant Principal (Residential Education)Education / AcademyPO1-PO3 point 27 £32,532

Role summary:

Our client is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and
other complex needs including autism and language difficulties.
We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and pupils are valued and supported so that we can
all ‘grow, learn and flourish.’
Our client aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve
success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience
and ability to make informed life choices.

Our client is seeking to appoint an energetic and highly motivated Activities and Extended Services Leader. You will take a
leading role in the establishment, development and provision of extra-curricular activity after school and in school
holidays and actively promote and represent our client and its activity programme in the local and
wider community. You will build relationships with partner organisations and individuals to support the extracurricular
activity programme. If you are passionate about children, able to lead, inspire, motivate and can make a
difference then we would love to hear from you.
Visits and telephone calls to the school are welcomed by our Therapy Team.  All posts are subject to
references, enhanced clearance from the DBS and a 6-month probation period.
This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English
language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the
Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective
performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be
applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Candidate Privacy notice can be
found on our website.
We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual
orientation, or religion.
This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS Disclosure is required.
Closing date: Thursday Midday 23rd June 2022
Interview date: Friday 8th July 2022


Work 36 hours a week. (Salary includes an outer fringe allowance of £637.00)

Conscientious and innovative
• Energetic, enthusiastic, and hard working
• Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs
• Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes display challenging behaviours

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