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  • Start date details

    Required for September 2023

  • Closing date

    4 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term contract for two school terms

Pay scale

£63,737 - £70,934 per annum (Inner London) (L10 – L15)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher to work across sites at Paddock School.

Do you share our commitment to nurture, inspire and transform lives?

The Governors and Executive Headteacher of Paddock School are seeking to recruit an inspirational and dynamic Assistant Headteacher to help us create the best possible future for our children.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated that they have the ability to

  • Lead the school safeguarding strategy
  • Operate at a strategic level
  • Solve day to day problems
  • Share their expert knowledge of how children learn
  • Support outstanding pupil progress
  • Lead a successful and high performing team
  • Lead the development of staff at all levels
  • Lead a curriculum team to develop an area of focus

What the school offers its staff

Our new Assistant Headteacher will be part of a hardworking team, who are justifiably proud of their school and the children. Our school ethos is one of inclusion, respect and high aspirations for all. We are committed to ensuring that everyone in our school community develops as a lifelong learner.

We offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the Recruitment team recruitment@paddock.wandsworth.sch.uk to arrange a suitable time and date.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Alternatively please contact the school for any further details by email recruitment@paddock.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email recruitment@paddock.wandsworth.sch.uk or posted to the Upper School addressed for the attention of the School HR Manager.

Closing date: 04 June 2023 (at noon)

Interviews: Week commencing 05 June 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please note that we do not accept CVs.
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About Paddock School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
212 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Paddock School is a growing, outstanding and innovative split site school in Roehampton and Putney for pupils with moderate to severe learning difficulties with autism or severe of complex learning difficulties. We currently have over 200 pupils on roll with approximately 180 staff. We pride ourselves on the warm, nurturing culture of the School and staff share a deep commitment to supporting the individual needs of pupils; every pupil here is known, understood and nurtured. The Assistant Headteacher must champion this philosophy and also possess stamina, mental agility and an approachable, positive outlook. Exemplary inter-personal skills are essential.

Arranging a visit to Paddock School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@paddock.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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