Job details

Job details
Employer The Partnership Learning Trust
Location London Borough of Barking
Salary Inner London Leadership Scale L21-27
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date
Job starts 1st April 2018

Partnership Learning c/o The Sydney Russell School,  Parsloes Avenue,  Dagenham,  RM9 5QT   

Tel: 020 3909 2333                                       


Head of Thames View Bridge School   

Salary:   Inner London Leadership Scale L21-27   

Required for 1st April 2018    

Partnership Learning intends to operate a new school for pupils with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs from September 2018, initially with up to 30 pupils, but growing to a maximum of 90, aged 6-19. The school will be based initially on the Thames Road, Barking site previously occupied by Riverside School and Riverside Primary School.   

The ideal candidate will have successful experience of senior management in either a special or mainstream education setting, as we are just as keen to encourage applications from candidates with a relevant mainstream background as those with special school experience.   

He or she will be supported in post by: 

- a highly successful partner SEMH special school 

- a Trust with successful experience of setting up new provision for children with complex special needs 

- an experienced executive principal 

- local successful special school partners 

Further details and an application pack may be obtained from the Partnership Learning website:   

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon on Monday 27th November 2017 

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 7th December 2017 

Pre-application visit and information morning: Friday 17th November 2017, 10.00 am -12 noon, at Riverside Bridge School, Riverside Campus, Renwick Road, Barking IG11 0FU   

Partnership Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.   

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check, will be undertaken on all applicants.

Locations and contacts

C/o The Sydney Russell School
Parsloes Avenue
United Kingdom