Current Vacancy - Assistant Headteacher

Special School Assistant Head Teacher for September 2018

(Leadership scale depending on qualifications and experience)


Governors wish to appoint an outstanding, committed and enthusiastic teacher with management experience to join the leadership team of Vale School. Applications from current managers or primary school practitioners with SENCO / extensive SEN experience wishing for a career move would be particularly welcome. A one year secondment would be considered.


Vale School is a unique all age community special school in Haringey, North London. We offer a high quality, child-centred, inclusive and specialist education for pupils with a wide range of special educational needs including physical disabilities, medical conditions, learning difficulties, communication difficulties and emotional and behavioural needs. The school is located in purpose built accommodation attached to primary and secondary schools. This offers our pupils the best practices of a special school combined with the opportunities and challenges offered by our mainstream partners.


You should have:-

·  Experience of leading intitiatives, day to day organisation, line managing staff

·  A positive attitude towards and ability to engage with young people who have a range of special needs and disabilities.

·  Ability to lead, organise and work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.

·  High expectations of all pupils and an ability to reflect this through your planning and target setting.

·  Ability to lead on further developing an engaging and exciting curriculum for all pupils.


We offer:-

·  An excellent induction and training package

·  The opportunity to work with an excellent team of professional and dedicated colleagues


The Vale is committed to a rigorous approach to safeguarding and this forms an integral part of our recruitment process.


Further details and application forms are available from the School Office at the address below or by e-mail or on our website


Vale School

Primary Department
Kings Road

N17 8NN

Tel 020 8801 2299


Closing Date: 4pm on Wednesday 28th March 2018

Interviews: Tuesday 17th April 2018