This job expired on 12 October 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Head and Deputy Head teachers are required to work sufficient hours/days to ensure the effective running of the school or unit.

Contract type


Pay scale

LG 16-20

Additional allowances

Termly Travel

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Deputy Head Teacher to lead curriculum and assessment across the school. If you possess a clear vision and understanding of working with a range of vulnerable learners and are enthusiastic, resilient and resourceful with a proven success in this field, then we would love you to join our school. We passionately believe in giving young people every opportunity to learn and succeed in our friendly, supportive Education Other Than At School (EOTAS) services where the little things you do every day will have life-changing results.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Excellent school leadership and management skills
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of leading whole school developments relating to Active - teaching and learning at KS3 and KS4
  • The ability to think strategically, establish and communicate a clear vision and develop whole school priorities in response to both local and national agendas.
  • Understanding of the principles which would underpin attachment aware and trauma informed pedagogy across learning.
  • Evidence of raising attainment and standards.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Have significant experience of implementing successful strategies for responding to the needs of pupils with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties.
  • High levels of resilience and character
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of working effectively in partnership with pupils, parents, colleagues and outside agencies.
  • Be committed to providing a high level of Safeguarding for pupils and the school community in all areas of school life.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a range of educational programmes for young people with SEMH needs who have been permanently excluded, are at risk of permanent exclusion and those who are vulnerable or have medical needs. Our aim is to remove barriers to learning through an individualised response to our pupils’ needs and thus maintain their continuity of education.

Age Range 5 – 16.

Recent upgrade of outdoor PE facilities

A supportive Headteacher & Staff.

Ofsted rated as a ‘Good’ School'

On-site Parking

Prime location for public transport links

Commitment to safeguarding

Harrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Helix Education Centre and Harrow Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks and those outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2022).
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About The Helix Education Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 16
School size
37 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Phone number
020 8353 4170


Arranging a visit to The Helix Education Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thehelix.harrow.sch.uk.

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