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School Leader - Head of Site

Smart TeachersKingsbury

School Leader – Head of Site 

£35,000 - £45,000 annually 

November 2021 – ASAP start 

Borough of Harrow - Kingsbury


About the school:

• Alternative provision providing support for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other Complex Needs.

• Small class sizes, with up to 15 students at the site.  

About the School Leader role:

• Working with the Executive Headteacher to translate the provisions’ ethos and objectives and ensure it is acted upon by all

• Create and facilitate operational plans which will promote and sustain service improvement 

• Ensure that all planning is strategic and leads to a cycle of continuous improvement across the whole provision

• Demonstrate and articulate high expectations and set targets for the whole school community and ensure that there is a consistent school-wide focus on pupils’ achievement, using data and benchmarks to monitor every child’s learning. 

• Determine, organise, and implement a diverse, flexible curriculum and implement an effective assessment framework

• Monitor and review classroom practice and promote improvement strategies 

• Manage financial and human resources effectively in accordance to the provisions educational goals and priorities. 

• Recruit, retain and deploy staff – managing their workload to achieve the school’s visions

• Liaise with the Trustees governing body – providing information, objective advice, and support to enable it to meet its responsibilities.

Requirements for School Leader role:

• Previous experience working in a similar leadership role 

• Knowledge of school administrative processes and national educational regulations 

• Previous experience working in schools, children, or vulnerable adults – it is vital that you have finessed your expertise in the classroom first. 

• Creative, hands-on approach

• Enhanced DBS on Update System or willing to get one

• Right to Work in the United Kingdom

• Be able to provide 2 references

Smart Teachers 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. 


About Smart Teachers  

Smart Teachers, a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency, 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. 


As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive: 

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations)

• FREE training to help with your professional development

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

• A dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply to School Leader – Head of Site role

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact our SEND team on 0207 065 7525 and quote job reference BXB SLEA91486

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call. 

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