Breakthrough Transformation Trust
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Children & Youth, Education & Training, Leadership & Management
Posted: 7 Nov 2018
Closes: 3 Feb 2019

Head of Therapeutic Education Centre

Breakthrough Transformation Trust

The Head of Centre will be working cooperatively with other members of the Senior Leadership Team within the Breakthrough community to ensure strength and cohesion across the organisation. You will be tasked with:

  • Being a guardian of our Christian ethos
  • Overseeing all aspects of the Educational and Therapeutic provision, supported by the team of in-house Professionals
  • Providing exemplary leadership and management to the centre’s staff and the oversight of their roles
  • Overseeing the safe running of the Centre buildings and estates
  • Reporting to and liaising with Directors regarding the strategic plans and their outworking
  • Oversight of Safeguarding
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with children, young people and their families

The successful candidate will have a proven and recent track record of excellence in managing staff at a senior level. You will be a skilled communicator and a person of integrity.

Breakthrough is a supportive employer with an energetic and committed team of professionals who work together diligently to meet the needs of students.  The successful applicant will form an important part of our team.

Rate of Pay Band 8 £35,000-£45,600 pro rata (Term time plus position)

All employees will be required to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate.  References will be sought for all applicants who are offered a position.

If you require any further information about this post, please contact Amanda Grant at

To apply, go to the vacancies page on our website and complete the application form which should be returned together with a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the above post by email to or by post to: Breakthrough Transformation Trust, Cannamore Farm, Avonwick, South Brent, TQ10 9HA. For the attention of Amanda Grant

Due to the high number of applications we sometimes receive, it is not always possible to reply individually to each application. If you have not received a response within 10 working days of the closing date, you may assume that on this occasion, you have not been successful.

Breakthrough Transformation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer, which operates a Safer Recruiting Policy and a stringent Safeguarding Procedure.

Breakthrough Transformation Trust

Breakthrough Transformation Trust is a local charity providing high quality care and education for children and young people who face life challenges.
Cannamore House
South Brent
TQ10 9HA