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Head of Capella House School

Capella House School, Twickenham

Job details

Job role
Leadership, SEN specialist
Working pattern
Full-time only

Job summary

An exciting opportunity to lead the next stage in our innovative journey.
Capella House is a very new, unique specialist school meeting the needs of children with speech, language and communication difficulties and part of the Auriga Academy Trust. 
Situated in Twickenham, West London, we opened to secondary aged
pupils in September 2019 in our new, purpose built facilities on a co-located campus with an inclusive minded mainstream secondary school.
Our Primary Campus, also in Twickenham and co-located with a mainstream primary school will open in September 2021
We need a new Head of Capella House to lead us into our third year. You will provide inspiring professional leadership, be responsible for the day-to-day efficient management of Capella House School, lead Capella to become a centre of excellence for pupils with SLCN and Social
Communication Difficulties, act as the public face and be the main advocate of the school. Representing effectively its interests and those of the learners including developing working relationships with our partner schools.
You need to be dynamic, resilient, collaborative and inclusive minded with a focus on achieving the best outcomes for our pupils. You will inspire, motivate and encourage pupils, families and staff from across our community.
We will give you the support and opportunity to provide successful, strategic and creative leadership to shape and influence the outcomes for an exceptional group of pupils in a happy, growing school.

Applying for the job

Required from Summer Term 2021 or September 2021 Full Time, Permanent.
The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 28th January 2021.
Please send your completed application form by email to info@capellahouse.org.uk for
the “Attention of the CEO”.
Shortlisting will take place on Friday 29th January 2021 and successful candidates will be
informed on that day.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 4th February with final interviews for a smaller
number of candidates taking place on the morning of Friday 5th February 2021.
References will be required prior to interview. Please ensure that you provide an email
address for your referees and ensure that they are expecting a request.
To apply please complete the application form provided ensuring that all sections are
completed. The personal statement, in addition to addressing the relevant parts of the
person specification, should also clearly state your attraction to working at Capella

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
13 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
020 31469887

About Capella House School

Capella House School is a unique Special School meeting the needs of learners with Speech, Language and Communication needs who deserve the very best support, opportunities and encouragement in order to reach their full potential. Our school opened in September 2019, in a new building with great facilities.

Arranging a visit to Capella House School

Whilst we would like to invite potential applicants to visit the school the current
Government restrictions may prohibit this. If you would like to discuss the post with the
CEO of the Auriga Academy Trust please contact him via the school to arrange a meeting.

School location

Egerton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7SL

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