Assistant Head SENCO

Assistant Headteacher - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 1097Tuesday 7 June 2022

£45-50k per annum

Assistant Headteacher – SEMH - SENCO

£45-50k per annum

Parker Smith Inclusion are excited to recruit an Assistant Headteacher for a SEMH school based in South East London

The school is well-informed on neurodiversity, emotional, sensory and physical needs, relationships and attachment. They demonstrate inclusive, strengths-based practice and the resilient development of every child is at the core of their ethos. The school teaches secondary students with SEMH/ASC 

The school continues to have very high expectations of hard work to reach the full potential of all of their students. 

About the Assistant Headteacher role

This is a competitive permanent, full-time Assistant Headteacher role, paying a salary of £45-50k per annum. You will be responsible for leading on inclusion across the school

Highlighting a select few of your Assistant Headteacher responsibilities, you will; ensure the curriculum is delivered in an inclusive and nurturing way, develop and coordinate interventions to support therapeutic learning, collate individual pupil data, deliver annual review, provide professional guidance to teaching staff and oversee the assessment of learning needs. As you would expect, this list is non-exhaustive, and PS Inclusion are more than happy to expand on duties if required.

Assistant Headteacher Criteria

Education and Qualifications

  • Qualified Teacher (holds QTS or QTLS)
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development in education
  • NASENCO (ideally) or happy to obtain this qualification

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ teaching experience post qualification 
  • The highest expectations of pupils with SEND and the staff that work with them and oneself.
  • Recent proven experience as an outstanding teacher.
  • Experience of liaising with LA SEN Teams
  • Experience of supporting neurodiverse children or with ASC and/or SEMH and an understanding of potential implications for communication, learning and behaviour patterns.
  • Demonstrable achievement in improving learning outcomes.
  • Knowledge and awareness of Safeguarding & Child Protection Procedures.

Interested in hearing more about Assistant Headteacher roles?

If you want to hear more about our Assistant Headteacher role, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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