Assistant Headteacher - ASC

Qualified Teacher - Merton, South West London

Ref: 767Monday 9 May 2022

Assistant Headteacher / SENCO -  ASC school - SW London

Have you got experience as an Assistant Headteacher or Senior Teacher?

Do you have experience as a senior leader in a specialist setting or are you a middle manager looking for your next career move?

ASC specialist school

We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher  for a specialist ASC school based in South West London. The school caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education due to a diagnosis of autism.. The class sizes are very small and focus on the individual needs of students. 

The school is part of a larger organisation offering alternative education to students who are unable to access mainstream education. 

What We Are looking for - Assistant Headteacher /

  • SLT or middle management experience 
  • Secondary experience in SEND settings
  • Experience of teaching with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies
  • Positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach


What you can expect from this Assistant Headteacher  opportunity 

  • To teach in a setting with a likeminded team who are equally as dedicated to the learning and personal development of young people
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams 
  • Extensive specialist training from ASC specialists
  • room for progression
  • Rewarding role in SEND setting

Assistant Headteacher requirements 

  • Although this particular role requires QTS/QTLS we want to hear from all Teachers no matter what your qualification is!
  • The passion to teach and inspire young people during a crucial stage of their personal and academic development.
  • A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach

Although experience teaching in SEND specialist settings is beneficial I would also love to hear from individuals who are interested in taking their first steps into SEND settings.

Interested in hearing more about Assistant Headteacher / SLT opportunities

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert!

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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