Assistant Headteacher, Sutton

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Sherwood Park SchoolSutton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 (or possibly earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership spine L8-L13
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

A fantastic opportunity for the right person to join a dynamic and expanding special school.

School: Sherwood Park School, Sherwood Hill campus (London Borough of Sutton)

Sherwood Park School is an extremely popular and highly regarded special school for pupils with severe/ profound and complex learning difficulties and/or disabilities (SLD/PMLD) and those on the autism spectrum (ASD) who have complex needs. The Sherwood Hill campus is a new purpose-built ASD specific provision in Carshalton. It has already developed a very high reputation amongst professionals and parents alike and there is significant demand for places.

We are seeking: an enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated professional , with experience of ASD, to take on this new post as Assistant Headteacher.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate high aspirations for all pupils, a commitment to raising standards and the creativity to find innovative ways to enhance and enrich the learning experience for all students.

At Sherwood Park School we offer:

  • A supportive, safe and nurturing environment with learning for everyone at its centre
  • Excellent leadership support, professional development and guidance
  • Support from a dynamic and highly effective multi-therapy team
  • “Excellent curriculum and highly resourced school” (Ofsted, October 2013)

For an overview of life at our School you can watch our video on our website.

Visits to the School are encouraged and warmly welcomed. For further information or to arrange a visit please contact the HR Officer, Rachael Felberg at the School.

Closing date for application: Monday 30th April 2018
Interview date: Week Commencing Tuesday 8th May 2018

References for shortlisted candidates will be taken up prior to interview.
Please complete the attached application form. CVs will not be considered.

To apply please download Application Form and send to Rachael Felberg at

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More about Sherwood Park School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Sherwood Hill Campus, Stanley Park Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8669 7832