12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Contract type
Inner London L7-L11

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher – Maudsley Hospital site
Grade: L7-L11, Salary: Inner London
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Start date: January 2022

The Assistant Headteacher will have high levels of enthusiasm to lead, manage and take responsibility for the management of the school’s Maudsley departments including:

1. An inpatient unit
2. Two day patient services

These school departments at the Maudsley, provide education for young people of ages 12 to 18 with a range of psychological difficulties.

As an Assistant Headteacher, the successful candidate will take a key role in further developing teaching in this highly regarded school. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work across both hospitals. This is an exciting opportunity for the appointed person to develop his/her leadership skills and play a key role as a member of the Senior Leadership Team across the whole school and alongside the hospitals’ multi-disciplinary teams. The successful candidate will have:

• excellent classroom practice in a core national curriculum subject;
• strong leadership skills;
• innovative approaches to ensuring individual pupil progress.

We invite applications by candidates from mainstream primary and secondary as well as from special schools. Prospective applicants are welcome to telephone the head of school, Maarten Crommelin (tel. 020 8777 1897), for an informal discussion about the post. Visits to the school can be arranged on Thursday 30th September at 4.30pm, please email to register your interest.

For an application pack and further details see the school website: https://bethlem-maudsleyschool.org.uk/
Please email completed applications to recruitment@maudsley-bethlemhospital.southwark.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 11th October 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 19th October 2021
Visit date: Thursday 30th September 2021 at 4.30pm

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Our recruitment processes follow the guidance in the DfE document Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education. This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and all staff will be required to undertake an Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

Please apply using the attached application form or visit the school website www.bethlem-maudsleyschool.org.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
School size
44 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number

About Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School

The Bethlem and Maudsley is an outstanding Hospital School. We work with pupils aged 4 – 19 who are patients of the Bethlem and Maudsley psychiatric hospitals. The pupils come from local, regional, national areas and beyond. We support pupils’ continued learning and their successful reintegration. We complement the hospitals’ focus on recovery by seeking to minimise the future impact of admission.

Arranging a visit to Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School

Visits to the school can be arranged for Thursday 30th September at 4.30pm, please email to register an interest.

School location

1st Floor, Mapother House, Maudsley Hospital, London, SE5 8AZ

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