• Special Educational Needs - Temporary Post
  •  Location - Hackney
  •  Salary - £300 -£450
  •  Date Posted - 22/10/2019

Special Needs School in the borough of Hackney is recruiting for a maternity cover Deputy Head.  This position is to start in January 2020.

This SEN School caters to pupils between the ages of 11-16 with a wide range of SEN requirements such as ASD/ ADHD/ MLD/ SLD/ PMLD and pupils with disruptive behaviour.  The Headteacher has excellent focus and comes with a wealth of experience. A true visionary and & inspiring practitioner. SLT at this SEN School are rated good to outstanding and have great combined experience. Successful SEN school that essentially is going from strength to strength.

In January 2020, this Hackney SEN School would like to appoint. This is a fantastic opportunity that has arisen for a long term maternity cover Deputy Headteacher. The SEN School is growing and there are always opportunities and potentially a permanent appointment for September 2020. The Headteacher would like to recruit an SEN Deputy Headteacher / Deputy Head / Deputy Head of School / Vice Principle has experience preferably in an SEN School.   However if you are an Assistant Head/ Assistant Headteacher / Assistant Principal who has been in their current post for a while and looking for a ’step up’, the client would be interested. It is imperative that you are available for an interim post for January 2020. You must have been observed as a Good to Outstanding practitioner. As this is an SEN school it would be preferable if you have worked in SEN Schools or Alternatve Provisions, however if you have a strong background in a mainstream school then this will be looked at also. You must have experience with pupils with PMLD /ASD/ ADHD /MLD/SLD and disruptive behaviour at KS3 & KS4 levels (minimum)

  • You will be a well qualified Teacher (open to subject) who has obtained with QTS
  • You will have SLT qualifications
  • Already in a Deputy Head/ Deputy Headteacher / Vice Principal or an Assistant Head/ Assistant Principal (not appropriate for a Middle Manager)
  • Ideally SLT experience in an SEN School/ Alternative Provision / PRU or a mainstream Secondary School but they would consider mainstream experience
  • Good to Outstanding Practitioner.
  • You have worked with SEN pupils in some capacity within an Senior Leadership appointment ASD/MLD/SLD/ PMLD and/ or Challenging Behaviour)
  • Minimum of 2 years as an Assistant Head/ Deputy Head
  • Available for a January 2020 post


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