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Head of Capella House School

Capella House SchoolRichmond upon Thames

An exciting opportunity to lead the next stage in our innovative journey.

Capella House is a very new, unique specialist school meeting the needs of children with speech, language and communication difficulties and part of the Auriga Academy Trust.  

Situated in Twickenham, West London, we opened to secondary aged pupils in September 2019 in our new, purpose built facilities on a co-located campus with an inclusive minded mainstream secondary school.

Our Primary Campus, also in Twickenham and co-located with a mainstream primary school will open in September 2021

We need a new Head of Capella House to lead us into our third year. You will provide inspiring professional leadership, be responsible for the day-to-day efficient management of Capella House School, lead Capella to become a centre of excellence for pupils with SLCN and Social Communication Difficulties, act as the public face and main advocate of the school, representing effectively its interests and those of the learners including developing working relationships with our partner schools. 

You need to be dynamic, resilient, collaborative and inclusive minded with a focus on achieving the best outcomes for our pupils. You will inspire, motivate and encourage pupils, families and staff from across our community. 

We will give you the support and opportunity to provide successful, strategic and creative leadership to shape and influence the outcomes for an exceptional group of pupils in a happy, growing, school. 

Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 28th January 2021

Interviews: Thursday/Friday 4th/5th February 2021.

Depending on Government advice, visits to school are welcome and conversations with current Head/CEO expected. Please contact Lynn McAllister on 020 3146 9887 or email to make an appointment

Capella House is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of its pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service 

Capella House Secondary Centre, Egerton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7SL

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