Deputy Headteacher

Clarendon School, Twickenham, TW2 7SL

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L16-L20 (Outer London)

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Following the retirement of the previous post holder, we are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher, who will be responsible for the day to day running, management and leadership of our Secondary Centre. The successful candidate will join an established senior leadership team across the school under the direction of our Executive Headteacher.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead by example and maintain our outstanding provision. They will lead and manage our large staff team of teachers and supporting staff. They will manage and chair annual review meetings for our secondary pupils, liaise with visiting professionals and therapists, and maintain strong relationships with our parents.

You will need to be organised, dynamic, collaborative and inclusive, with a relentless focus on achieving the best outcomes for our pupils. You will use your initiative to inspire, motivate and encourage our community. We will give you the opportunity and support to provide successful strategic and creative leadership to shape and influence the outcomes for an exceptional group of pupils in a happy, welcoming innovative school.

This post is particularly suitable for candidates who aspire to Headship.

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About Clarendon School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
164 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Clarendon is a special school for pupils ​with moderate learning difficulties, many of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). There are places for around 140 young people (50 Primary and 90 Secondary), usually in classes around 12. Our schools moved into new premises in 2018, with the new Secondary Centre (co-located with a mainstream secondary school and another special school) in central Twickenham. Our Primary Centre is located in Hampton. Clarendon has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014 and 2019.

Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust which is a small local specialist academy chain. ​The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, ​South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website ​www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk

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