Assistant Principal Inclusion, Hammersmith and Fulham

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The Hurlingham AcademyHammersmith and Fulham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London United Learning Teachers’ pay scale
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to work with a team where leaders are highly ambitious for the academy and its pupils? Where, led by the dynamic principal, they have created a lively and positive climate for learning? As reported in our “Good” Ofsted 2017 inspection.

About the role: 

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, dynamic and inspirational leader as Assistant Principal for Inclusion to join our SLT team. This is an opportunity for an outstanding candidate, who is an exemplary teacher who can inspire others. This person will play a key role in helping the Academy to achieve its vision of ‘Best In Everyone’ by joining our committed and talented team of leaders.

About You

The successful candidate will be an excellent, enthusiastic and experienced middle leader looking for advancement or senior leader looking for new challenges. You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to teach at all levels and have the leadership attributes to lead a diverse team as well as liaise effectively with multiple external stakeholders.

You will have experience in delivering high quality teaching and learning, be a consistently good to outstanding teacher and have high personal and professional standards. You will be actively involved in the formation of policies and practices designed to raise attainment, together with effective monitoring of the impact of those.

You will be able to put provision in place to ensure that progress of pupils with SEND improves relative to those without SEND and ensure that the school carries out its statutory responsibilities regarding all students with an Education Health Care Plan (EHC). You will be enthusiastic about working within a school environment and supporting the needs of the Academy. You will also be required to hold a QTS and good level honours degree in the relevant subject area.

About Hurlingham Academy:

The Hurlingham Academy is a mixed secondary academy based in Fulham, West London located just 10 minutes from Parsons Green tube station; adjunct to South Park and within a stone’s throw of the River Thames. It is a growing academy that is improving year upon year under the new, young leadership team that was created in 2015.

You will work with a diverse community who have high expectations and aspirations for their children, who expect the best and who want to succeed. You will therefore have the characteristics that will drive this appetite for success within our students and you will lead by example.

The Academy has cultivated a friendly and welcoming environment for all its staff, which is why we have one of the lowest absence rates in the whole of the group. The teachers feel empowered, the support staff feel recognised and we all want to be here! Here is the opportunity for you to join one of the ever increasing success stories of United Learning and to be part of the incredible journey that The Hurlingham Academy has set upon.

Additional information:

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Jennie Sanderson at

It is important that all applicants complete the full application process.

United Learning

The Hurlingham Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

For more information

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Dr Jennie Sanderson at

To Apply

Please apply online by clicking on the following link

Where teaching is better shared

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More about The Hurlingham Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Peterborough Road, Fulham, London, SW6 3ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 77312581
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The Hurlingham Academy is a mixed secondary academy based in Fulham, West London. It is located adjunct to South Park and within a stone’s throw of the River Thames. It is a small but growing academy that is improving year upon year under the new, yo...