Website Turney School

Assistant Headteacher sought for special educational needs school in West Dulwich
Salary: Inner London Leadership Scale - points L10 to L14 (£67880 to £73933 per annum)
Hours: Full-time
Permanent?: Yes
To Start: September 2024
For Further Details or to Arrange a Visit: Please contact the School Office by telephone on 020 8670 7220

To Apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below, unless an ‘External Link’ appears below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted.

Applications Close: Friday 19th July 2024
Shortlisting: week beginning Monday 22nd July 2024
Interviews: September 2024
Job Description:

We are a successful federation of two Special Educational Needs schools in Lambeth looking for an Assistant Headteacher to join our team at Turney School.

Turney School is specifically for children and young people aged from 4-19 years of age with Autistic Spectrum Condition and associated learning difficulties

Developing the whole child and young person is important across the Federation. Our ethos is to provide a secure, caring and supportive environment in which there is an expectation of pupil achievement and raised attainment.

We apply an holistic approach to learning, and work closely with the speech therapists, the occupational therapist and the educational psychologist, the school doctor and nurse, as well as outside agencies to enable all children and young people with special educational needs to access the curriculum.

We offer:

  • A clear and shared vision for our school
  • Enthusiastic, happy young people who enjoy school
  • A team of friendly, caring and hardworking staff
  • A dynamic and exciting environment with the chance to make a real difference for young people with SEND
  • A community that is keen to nurture and develop the expertise of our staff
  • Training, mentoring and CPD for all leaders
  • A purpose built school which will meet the needs of young people with autism and complex needs.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Works with and gets the best out of others
  • Will support, lead and manage all aspects of curriculum and inclusion
  • Is a highly effective teacher wanting to make a difference for young people with SEND
  • Has a proven ability to coach and mentor others
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Has experience of working with young people who have an Autistic Spectrum Condition.


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