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Director of Complex Provision (Responsible Individual) - Arc Schools

Job Introduction

ARC Schools offers a specialist learning provision for children and young people. We emphasise the development of core academic understanding, encourage creativity, celebrate outdoor learning, and promote the growth of essential life skills. We aim to establish a safe, creative, and vibrant environment where children feel challenged and supported in their learning, achieving high levels of wellbeing and academic success. We aim to nurture and develop mutual respect, tolerance, teamwork, perseverance, kindness, and good manners. 

ARC schools operate ASC focused Independent Specialist Provision. As part of planned and ongoing growth and development the organisation is opening residential learning disability provision, both 52 and 38 weeks. 

The organisations first 52-week provision is scheduled to open Spring 2025 and we are looking for an experienced individual to be a core part of the setup and development of this high-quality student-centred provision.  

The successful candidate will be instrumental in the detailed and very high-quality pre-registration process to embed the highest standards of care from day one. 

The role holder will support the Registered Manager in developing the provision through opening to ongoing operation. As a director within the organisation the Responsible Individual will have additional management and quality assurance responsibilities and will become a key part of the executive leadership team.


Commitment to Safeguarding  

Arc Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, evidence of essential qualifications being seen prior to interview and satisfactory references. 


Equal Opportunities 

ARC Schools will seek to ensure that all existing and potential employees and students are given equal opportunities for employment and education. It is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of sex, age, marital status, colour, race, nationality or other ethnic or national origin, disability, sexuality, trade union membership or activity and religious background. The school will seek to ensure that no applicant for employment or education is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be justified. The school aims to provide an open welcoming and safe environment for all its students, employees, and visitors.


No CVs will be accepted, and an application form must be completed prior to interview.

Salary is £65,000 - £75,000

Email address for applications is:

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