Deputy Headteacher at SEND School

Vision for Education Ltd - Permanent Recruitment ServicePinner

The Role

The new Deputy Headteacher will have a passion for working with students with special needs and autism as well as a belief in the transformative impact that school can have on their lives.

The school is currently an independent primary school looking to expand into an all through school and requires a deputy headteacher with secondary experience that can help with the school’s expansion into secondary offering 120 pupil places. The deputy headteacher will play a part in the pupils ongoing development into a Centre of Excellence encompassing assessment and diagnosis and a research centre.

The new deputy headteacher will work alongside the headteacher and have responsibility for the staff of the Primary and Secondary School site and building in accordance with legislative requirements. Together with the Governors and Senior Leadership Team the new deputy headteacher will set a vision and review and regularly define the values and aims for the School. After 12-18 months this role will turn into a co-head role with the current primary headteacher.

The School

The school is an Ofsted Outstanding primary special school that provides a specialist meaningful and functional learning environment for children with special educational needs. This includes language, communication and social pragmatic difficulties. The school have a specialism in autism spectrum challenges (ASC).

The school’s approach is warm, friendly and nurturing. They believe that all children have the potential to achieve, but that every child is individual and requires a tailored, child-centred approach to learning. Emotional health and resilience, developing children’s independence and learning, is at the core of the schools’ vision.


• Experienced deputy headteacher within secondary SEND 

•      Leadership experience within a secondary SEND school

• Passionate about transforming the way that children with SEND are educated

• Thorough and supportive understanding of SEND

• Forward thinking and innovative approach

• Coaching leadership style


• Excellent financial package

• Free coffee, tea and healthy fruit baskets

• Free parking

• SEND library

• Staff socials; Boxing and Yoga ARE just some of the initiatives that form part of the culture and the school’s wellbeing policy

Vision For Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

How to Apply

If you would like more information about the role contact Nilo Noori and send your CV across to, or call on 0207 065 7536.


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