Deputy Head of the ELP (Enhanced Learning Provision) Department, Croydon, Surrey

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Castle Hill AcademyCroydon, Surrey

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Start date: As soon as mutually agreed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an outstanding Deputy Head of Department of our ELP (Enhanced Learning Provision) at our new academy, Castle Hill Academy.

We are an ambitious school and a new member academy of the Platanos Trust, a growing and high-performing academy trust. It is just the place for talented, ambitious individuals to develop their career and make their mark. 

The ELP Centre caters for the needs of pupils with ASD. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher and manager with the skills and relevant experience in supporting pupils with ASD and SEND. The candidate will be actively involved in developing the department into an outstanding provision. They will also have a commitment to high expectations and the work ethic and ethos of the school and the Platanos Trust.

In return: 

  • You will be part of a strong educational environment with the chance to develop and grow; 
  • You will be supported with the best professional development and learning opportunities across the trust in order to equip you for further management roles. 

We want you to succeed too.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly known as a CRB check) and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy.

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Applicants should complete the employment application form (found on our website) detailing in their statement their relevant skills and experience. 

Please return applications by post or email to

Closing date for applications: 28th September 2018.

Start date: as soon as mutually agreed.

Castle Hill Academy

Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey CR0 0RJ

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More about Castle Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 843148