Assistant Head Teacher

This vacancy is now closed

Vacancy type
Harrow schools
Leadership Scale: L7 -12 (Outer London)
Contract type
Start date
January (or April) 2020
Closing date

Shaftesbury High School, Headstone Lane, Harrow, HA3 6LE 

Shaftesbury High School supports 175 pupils aged 11 to 19 all with a wide range of complex special educational needs. The school is looking to appoint an Assistant Head teacher from January (or April) 2020.The position will directly oversee a Key Stage and relevant areas of SIP.

You will:-

  • Have areas of responsibility across all aspects of school leadership.
  • Under the direction of the Head teacher play a major role in formulating the aims, objectives of the school and establish policies through which this can be achieved in school.
  • Be responsible for the professional standards and curriculum of all pupils including monitoring of progress towards engagement and achievement. 

Ideally you will have had experience of working with pupils in a specialist setting. You will receive an extensive induction programme, have a mentor and opportunities for continuous professional development.   

Visits to the school are advised. Please book via the school office.

To apply please visit

Closing Date: 3pm Friday 13th December 2019

Interviews: week commencing 16th December 2019

Applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS and reference checks.


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