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Assistant Head

  • Location:

    West London

  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £57000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Bacon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Assistant Headteacher Role at a Leading SEN School in West London!

  • Full Time
  • Temp to Perm
  • West London
  • SEN School
  • Independent
  • 55 - 57k per annum

Are you an ambitious and talented Middle Leader or an Assistant Headteacher seeking a rewarding role in a supportive and inclusive SEN school? Look no further! We are thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher to join our esteemed team at a small SEN school located in the vibrant heart of West London.

Full-Time Role: Teaching & Strategic Leadership:

This full-time position as Assistant Headteacher offers a unique blend of teaching and strategic leadership responsibilities. You will have the opportunity to spend three days directly engaging with students in the classroom, while devoting two days to fulfilling key Senior Leadership Team (SLT) duties. This is a temporary-to-permanent role, providing a fantastic chance to showcase your skills and secure a long-term position. Immediate start available!

Key Experience with Autism, SpLD, and SLD:

We are seeking an outstanding candidate with a proven track record of working effectively with students with Autism, Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). Your expertise in supporting students at Key Stage 2 and 3 will be invaluable in creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment. This role presents the perfect opportunity for an aspiring leader who is ready to take their career to new heights!

Middle/Senior Leadership Experience Required:

To excel in this role as an Assistant Headteacher, you must possess previous experience in middle or senior leadership positions. Your strong leadership acumen will enable you to make a significant impact on the school community, driving positive change and inspiring excellence. As an Assistant Headteacher, you will actively contribute to shaping the school's vision and strategic direction.

DSL Experience and More:

In addition to your extensive experience with Autism, SpLD, and SLD, we are seeking candidates with experience as a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). Safeguarding is a critical aspect of an SEN school, and your expertise in this area will be vital in ensuring the well-being and safety of all students. If you possess a genuine passion for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we would love to hear from you!

Additional Responsibilities of an Assistant Headteacher Include:

  • Deputising the Headteacher, providing strong and effective leadership in their absence
  • Collaborating with and supporting Teaching Assistants and Teachers to enhance their skills and professional development
  • Monitoring and evaluating the school's progress, implementing strategies for continuous improvement
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of individualised education plans (IEPs) for students with special educational needs
  • Building positive relationships with parents, fostering open lines of communication and partnership

Join this lovely little school today!

Don't miss this incredible opportunity working as an Assistant Headteacher to make a profound and lasting impact on the lives of students with special educational needs. As an education recruitment consultant, I am here to guide you through the application process and provide any assistance you may need. Take the next step in your career journey and apply now for the Assistant Headteacher role at our outstanding SEN school in West London!

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