Principal, Hertfordshire

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Radlett Lodge SchoolHertfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £54,790 - £74,952 plus £10,511 (residential allowance) per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in Education, we are currently looking for an innovative forward thinker to lead this established National Autistic Society residential and day School.  Our school supports 55 pupils with autism aged 4 to 19 years old.

What our Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ report January 2017 says about our school:

The care and welfare of pupils is at the heart of the school’s work.

Leaders and trustees continue to develop the excellent practice at the school and ensure that all of the independent school standards are met.

High expectations of pupils are the norm and staff embrace every challenge.

Who we are looking for:

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and inspirational leader within specialist education to lead the way in transforming the lives of young people on the autism spectrum and develop a true community school which is linked with community groups, parents, local authorities, and other schools in the region.

You will:

Embrace the changing landscape in specialist education and oversee the development and operational management of the school with the support of the UK’s leading charity for people with autism.

Create a distinctive culture and philosophy so that from the moment a person enters the building they will know this is a school where pupils are respected, achieve beyond what is expected, are empowered to make positive choices about their own lives and have rich and varied experiences.

To apply, please go to Please also visit our website for further details of the school

Closing date: 2nd March 2018

Information about the school

The National Autistic Society are the UK’s leading autism charity. Since we began over 50 years ago, we have been pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism. We continue to learn every day from the children and adults we support in our schools and care services.

Based on our experience, and with support from our members, donors and volunteers, we provide life-changing information and advice to millions of autistic people, their families and friends. And we support professionals, politicians and the public to understand autism better so that more autistic people of all ages can be understood, supported and appreciated for who they are.
Until everyone understands.

Radlett Lodge School, Harper Lane, Radlett, Hertfordshire WD7 9HW

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More about Radlett Lodge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Harper Lane, Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7 9HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 854922
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