Veritas Education Recruitment Ltd
London, UK
10 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
*** Headteacher (Interim) ***

*** Lewisham ***

*** Permanent ***

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Headteacher to take over an outstanding SEN school in Lewisham. The post will be starting in September 2019. Due to the current head teacher retiring the school are hoping to appoint an Interim Headteacher for academic year 2019/2020.

There are 114 primary aged (3-11 years) pupils on roll. Students have an ECHP for Autism and Severe Learning Difficulties. They offer a personalised curriculum, tailored to individual needs, modified as appropriate.

The team of staff are very experienced and passionate about supporting children with SEN. There are 100 staff members who are trained specialists. Staff work closely with families and multidisciplinary teams to make sure pupils are fully supported and enjoy their time at school.

Due to the excellent reputation of the school, Lewisham council are working to build an additional building to accommodate another 50 pupils in 2021.

The borough and governors are seeking applicants with strong SEN and leadership experience.

Ideal applicants will have the following qualities:
  • Inspirational
  • Motivational
  • Empathetic
  • Committed to the school, parents and wider community
  • Extending the opportunities available to staff and pupils
  • A proven track record in Leadership & SEN
  • Hardworking & Approachable

What the school can offer:
  • Dedicated and committed staff
  • An Outstanding Ofsted judgement
  • Purpose built building and excellent facilities
  • Supportive Governing Body and borough
  • Children and parents who are wholly involved in every aspect of school life

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Keizsha De Jesus Veritas Education.

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86812820

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