Assistant Headteacher

Qualified Teacher - Hammersmith and Fulham, North West London

Ref: 4271Monday 4 March 2024

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

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Job type: Assistant Headteacher - Full-Time

Start date: Immediately or ASAP

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

An excellent opportunity awaits an Assistant Headteacher to join a specialised school in Shepherds Bush.

The school caters to young people facing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health difficulties, Autism, with an EHCP and can display challenging behaviours.

As the Assistant Headteacher, you'll support the Headteacher in managing and leading the school, ensuring exceptional education and care.

This rewarding role allows you to make a significant impact on young lives, building connections and trust in a classroom setting.

Ideal for team players who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning, this role offers:


  • An Opportunity to Inspire and lead a team of dedicated teachers, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • Collaborate with the Headteacher to shape the school's direction and maintain high teaching standards.
  • Guide and support teachers delivering outstanding education to students with SEMH and Autism.
  • Drive professional development initiatives, offering mentorship and resources for teacher excellence.
  • Ensure an inclusive learning environment for students with unique needs.
  • Manage teaching and learning for key student groups.
  • Perform teaching duties and tasks as directed by the Headteacher.
  • Support safeguarding and promoting children's welfare.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or QTLS and special education needs experience.
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead experience.
  • Applicants seeking a step up to senior leadership are encouraged, with previous Senior Leader experience as an advantage.
  • Experience in leading school improvement and understanding of outstanding provision.
  • Track record of outstanding teaching and deep knowledge of special education best practices.
  • Understanding of Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and Independent School Standards.
  • Strong leadership and management skills to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire for continuous professional development in special education.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch with Anwar at Parker Smith Inclusion.

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