Special School Assistant Head Teacher for April 2021

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.  


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 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.


If you have any questions about the school or the post please email us at: office@vale.haringey.sch.uk


Closing Date: Noon Thursday 28th January 2021

Interviews (may be held virtually): week commencing 1st February 2021