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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible subject to recruitment checks

  • Closing date

    26 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 5 days per week

Contract type


Pay scale

L9 - L12

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Remarkable Group has been established for over 50 years, providing the highest quality services for autistic young people. Wargrave House School (ages 5 – 16) & Ascent College (ages 16 – 25) operate a non-maintained special school and independent specialist college with an excellent reputation for delivering outstanding education and care to young people with Autism. We are the first national provider to receive Beacon status from the National Autistic Society.

An opportunity has arisen for an inspirational Deputy Head of Adult Services who can contribute to and embed the vision and values of Remarkable. You will be joining our unique and award winning college. Ascent College is at an exciting time in its development, and the successful candidate will play a central role in this next stage of our journey. We value leaders who are able to challenge the status quo, to think creatively and are able to find new solutions to the challenges we face in education and society.

You will:

  • Oversee the development of teaching and Learning across functional skills, employability and PfA
  • Lead curriculum development, teaching, learning, and assessment standards
  • Support the day-to day smooth running of Ascent College
  • Strategically lead safeguarding, attendance, behaviour, and continuous professional development
  • Establishing and implementing policies for achieving aims and objectives
  • Managing staff and resources effectively

We are a progressive independent autism specialist College. We take a holistic approach to education, training and preparation for adulthood and embed our core values of Resilience, Creativity, Respectful and Aspirational to support our young adults to achieve happy fulfilled lives.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Significant relevant teaching experience.
  • Experience of leadership and leading change
  • A passion for holistic education
  • A strong understanding of teaching, learning and assessment

What the school offers its staff

We offer our staff autism specific training to support continuous professional development together with a clear path for future career progression. Our benefits include an attractive pension scheme, Employee Assist Programme, long service awards, enhanced sick pay and enhanced maternity pay.

Commitment to safeguarding

Remarkable Autism Ltd operates a safer recruitment process. Appointment to the post will be subject to
suitable references and an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check. Remarkable Autism Ltd is committed
to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers
to share this commitment

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About Wargrave House School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 19
School size
65 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
01925 224899

Non-maintained special school for children and young people with autism

Arranging a visit to Wargrave House School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@remarkable-autism.org.

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