Situations Vacant

Head of Post 16 Learning, LEAP Specialist College, Newton-le-Willows

Permanent, Full Time

Start date:  As soon as possible and no later than the start of the Summer

Salary: L6 – L9

Following the appointment of a new CEO (September 2019) and Head of Education (October 2019), we are looking to appoint an outstanding candidate to the position of Head of Post 16 Learning across the Wargrave House charity.  This exceptional colleague will be an individual with a high level of self-motivation who places young people at the core of their values and purpose.

Additionally the post holder will be able to demonstrate their ability to implement strategic systems aligned to intended student outcomes whilst also recognising the importance of operational day-to-day processes.

A fundamental understanding of the importance of leadership across teams and systems is vital to securing this key role.

Applications are invited from an enthusiastic, highly skilled professional who has the vision and energy to drive forward an ambitious vision for outstanding outcomes for all our students.  We are looking for an inspirational qualified teacher with proven leadership experience who wishes to develop their specialist skills in this interesting and challenging field.  In return, we will offer an enthusiastic learning environment including full induction and training together with Teachers’ Pension Scheme and a non-contributory occupational health scheme

Please visit our school website at for more details and an application pack. Applications will only be accepted on the official school application form.

Please return your completed application form and covering letter to Jackie Shaw.


Closing date:      Wednesday 22 January 2020 (by 12:00 noon)

Interviews:         Thursday 30 January 2020


Wargrave House Limited operates a safe recruitment process. Appointment to the post will be subject to suitable references and an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check. Wargrave House Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.