Situations Vacant

Head of Student Wellbeing (incl. DSL)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for hard-working, highly skilled Head of Student Wellbeing who is passionate about ensuring and promoting the safety and wellbeing of our students. 

Wargrave House Limited operates a 38-week day and residential non-maintained special school and independent specialist college for 5 to 25 year olds.  We have an excellent reputation for delivering outstanding education and care to children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  Wargrave House recognises that each person with ASD is unique, and offers a structured and personalised programme to support independence, functional life skills, and occupational learning to develop a sense of well-being, emotional understanding, and healthy lifestyles.

This brand new senior leadership post is an exciting challenge for outstanding practitioners.  As Head of Student Wellbeing you will be the lead for all aspects of safeguarding and child/adult protection policies, training and procedures and guidance. You will be the Designated Safeguarding and Prevent Lead and accountable for ensuring that the organisation complies with all of the statutory requirements around safeguarding.  You will also be the Behaviour Lead with responsibility for ensuring that behaviour intervention practice is positive, productive, and meets the specific needs of the students.  You will also lead on the assessment and admissions process for new students and will lead the team of highly committed and skilled practitioners who make up the Special Educational Needs Support in Education (SENSE) team.

Application packs are available to download from our website or alternatively please email

Permanent, Full Time Required January 2019

Salary:  £45k – £50k per annum

Closing date:    Monday 22 October 2018 [by 12:00 noon

Interviews to take place w/c 22 October 2018

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.