Deputy Head of School

Location London
Discipline: SEN Education
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £47K - £53'400K Plus Teachers Pension
Contact name: Victoria Marsden

Contact email:
Job ref: 6465
Published: 16 days ago
Assistant Head of School / Deputy Head of SEN School, job vacancy, Hertfordshire. 

Situated on the main East Coast Trainline from London through this opportunity is commutable from parts of London or may suit someone looking to relocate.

  • £47’200 - £53’400 per annum DOE. (L1 – L6)
  • Full-time, 40-hours per week, Term Time Only.
  • Teachers’ Pension, Life Assurance, Health Cash Back Plan & High Street Discounts.


As Assistant Head you also lead on school examinations and take responsibility during the Head’s absence.  Duties will include:
  • Support to develop the schools’ values and development plans.
  • Maintaining the schools’ strategic objectives and goals.
  • Ongoing monitoring of the quality improvement plans.
  • Leading the staff team and monitoring their progress.
  • Contributing to ongoing training and professional development of the team.
  • Ensuring the welfare, conduct and progress of all the students.
  • Working in partnership with parents, support staff and external agencies.
  • Improve pupil achievement collaboratively.
  • Leading and evaluating the effectiveness of the school curriculum.
  • Monitoring student attainment and progression.

The School

This unique Group strives to achieve outstanding Schools Colleges & Training Facilities for Children & Young People with Special Education needs and physical disabilities.  With a team of dedicated teaching, Support, Therapists & managers, together they all strive to bring out the best in every pupil and prepare them for adult life.  Their Schools & colleges have fantastic facilities and cater for Primary, Secondary & further education children.  The facilities range from Science Labs, horticulture, catering, mechanics and much more. The children are supported from the moment they arrive.  They are constantly challenged, and they believe in setting high expectations, enabling them to reach their full potential.  As an employer they fully invest in their staff team, with opportunities to gain further qualifications, continuous professional development, career progression and the opportunity to make a massive difference to the lives of those with a disability.

  • Leadership Experience.
  • Accredited training in special education eg PMLD/SLD/ASD needs.
  • A recognised teacher training qualification (Cert Ed/PGCE/QTS or QTS/Teaching Diploma).
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Experience in a leadership role and raising standards.
  • Experience of motivating and managing staff teams.


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