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Deputy Headteacher


Salary Leadership group point 17-21

(Outer London)

Contract type Full time

Contract term Permanent


Could you be the

Forward thinking – Creative - Emotionally intelligent

Senior Leader we are looking for?

We offer significant personal development opportunities to work within a holistic organisation and the satisfaction to significantly improve the lives of young people and their families.


We are seeking an outstanding senior leader, passionate about securing the best possible outcomes for our pupils and who is willing to embrace and develop our mission of Courageous and Confident Learning Community.’

You will be ambitious for the pupils but also for yourself.


  • You will need a strong track record of working within the SEN sector and excellent leadership skills.
  • You will need the drive and enthusiasm to help develop the school and build on its achievements and support the vision and ethos of the school.
  • You will need experience of improving teaching and learning, curriculum development and effective use of data to raise achievement.
  • You will be ambitious for the pupils and for yourself.


What we will offer:

  • 136 amazing children.
  • Dynamic and forward-thinking senior leadership team and governors committed to staff support.
  • Career growth and development including induction and training that will be tailored to your needs, mentoring and coaching.
  • Teaching teams who work collaboratively to share expertise and workload.
  • A school that is innovative and continuously seeks opportunities to further improve and develop.


Woodlands is a special school for pupils between the ages of 3-11 with a range of needs, three times judged by Ofsted as outstanding. 
For more information about the post and an application pack please telephone the office on 02083812188 or email
office@woodlands.harrow.sch.uk. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit.


Download the application pack attached to this advert or email school for the pack.


Recruitment timeline

Closing date: 9am Tuesday, 16th April 2024                 

Shortlisting: Tuesday, 16th April 2024                  

Interviews: Monday 22nd April 2024


Woodlands School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Woodlands School, Bransgrove Road, Edgware, HA8 6JP

Tel: 02083812188.

E-mail: office@woodlands.harrow.sch.uk

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