Head Teacher, London - Wandsworth

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Oak Lodge SchoolLondon - Wandsworth

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Start date: Required for April 2018 start (or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £90,868 - £103,115 (including £5,377 Residential Allowance)
Contract term: Permanent

Oak Lodge is a special school in Wandsworth for 84 students aged 10 to 19 who are deaf and for hearing pupils with speech, language, and communication needs.  The school has a highly successful residential unit for up to 15 pupils and also runs Deaf First, a traded service providing communication support for students in colleges and classes for adults with hearing impairment.

Oak Lodge School aim to provide students with the best education and preparation for a happy and successful life in the adult world.  With a highly motivated SLT in place, the Governors seek to appoint an outstanding leader who will have the passion and energy to raise the level of achievement and outcomes for all students.  You will be robust in meeting the challenges of a changing educational landscape, financial constraints, and increasingly complex needs as well as building strong relationships with all stakeholders.  

The governing body welcomes applications from experienced or aspiring Headteachers and is open to expressions of interest from a diverse range of professional backgrounds in education. Experience of special education is an advantage, but not essential. Relocation assistance and/or accommodation may be available.

Oak Lodge welcomes candidates who wish to visit the school and meet students and staff.  To discuss this opportunity in confidence, or to arrange a visit, please contact Michael Stephens of RSAcademics on 07834 520995 or email him on michaelstephens@rsacademics.co.uk .

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or for further information about the role and details of how to apply, please visit: www.rsacademics.co.uk

Please send your covering letter, addressed to Desmond Jarrett, Chair of Governors, along with your completed application form to Alice Matcham at recruitment@rsacademics.co.uk 

Closing date: 05 October 2017 (at 10AM)

Interviews & Assessments: 18 October 2017 

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

 CVs are not accepted.

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More about Oak Lodge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8673 3453
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