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Deputy Head Teacher

Deputy Head Teacher

North West London Independent School

W3 7DD

£50,00 - £55,00
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
8 November 2017

Job overview


We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher who has the understanding of how to meet the additional needs of pupils in our specialist provision to join a vibrant staff team in our North West London Independent School, Ofsted judged us to be Outstanding in February 2017, committed to raising standards for disadvantaged children and young people.   This is an excellent opportunity to work with small groups of pupils or individuals with either Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs or Speech, Language and Communication Needs including Autistic Spectrum Conditions. 

 Key requirements for the posts are:  

  • QTS and preferably NPQH • Demonstrable good judgement, emotional intelligence, commitment, reliability and integrity 
  • Proven track record of working with children and young people with complex and co morbid SEND  
  • Extensive experience in developing and QA of Learning and Teaching

Demonstrable experience as a member of a Senior Leadership Team  

TCES Group is a leading and highly successful provider (within the Independent Non-Maintained Sector) of education in London and the South East for children and young people whose education is impacted by their underlying Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, or those with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC).

 We are an expanding private company, a Social Enterprise with an innovative approach to re-engaging pupils who have found themselves unable to thrive in mainstream and specialist settings. Our balanced five part curriculum is founded on a socio-educational model which has at its forefront multi-agency partnerships and personalised solutions to meet the diverse needs of our pupils.  We offer a specialist curriculum designed to meet the educational, therapeutic and emotional needs of pupils with highly complex and often co-morbid needs.   

We offer:

  • A chance to bring the EHC plan into the classroom
  • A full CPD program including opportunities to undertake professional qualifications, and specialist training from experts in Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), Therapy, Raising awareness of clinical interventions, the SEN Code of practice, Key working, the role of the tutor 

 Please apply by sending a full TCES Group application form in the first instance to  

 If you would like to have an informal telephone discussion prior to application, please call the HR department on 020 8543 7878.   

Closing date: Wednesday 8th November 2017.  

 Interview Date: 15th November 2017  

The TCES Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to two satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.  The TCES Group is an equal opportunity employer

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About North West London Independent School

The Complete Education Solution (TCES) is a group of Ofsted rated Good and Outstanding schools and services for pupils aged 7 to 19 with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and/or Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. We are committed to achieving the best outcome for each pupil and their family through access to excellent education and family support.

We provide a sector-leading therapeutic education and pupil leadership curriculum across our two day schools (Newham and East Acton), as well as Create Service, which works with more complex students who need intensive support as part of our ‘step down’ model. In 2020 we launched TCES Home Learning to provide a full curriculum for children who are unable to physically attend school for a variety of reasons, including severe anxiety and school phobia.

TCES North West London Independent School is an Ofsted Outstanding rated day school specialising in Leadership and the Arts, with all pupils encouraged to find and express their creativity and supported to achieve awards alongside traditional subjects.

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