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Assistant Head TEacher - Primary School

Assistant Head Teacher – New Oaks Primary

Oaklands is an Outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. Oaklands has both a Primary school (New Oaks) located in Isleworth and a Secondary school (High Oaks) on our main Gresham Road site in Hounslow. We can cater for students aged from 4 to 19. Our primary school is opening gradually with years’ nursery through to Year 4 open in September 2021. The primary school will not be fully open until September 2023.

Due to expansion of our primary school we are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head Teacher to join our friendly team.  The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience of teaching children with severe learning difficulties in a special school or supported learning environment coupled with middle leadership or leadership experience gained from working in a special education environment. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief.

We value our employees. We offer a comprehensive induction, Inset and CPD programme, a pension scheme and other well-being benefits including an employee assistance programme.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3).

To apply, please complete and email the application form to Please include a letter of application outlining how you meet the specification for this role and what you will bring to the team for the benefit of our students.

Closing Date:              9am on Monday 22nd February 2021

Interview Date:           Thursday 4th March 2021

Start Date:                 September 2021

Contract Type:            Permanent following probation period

Pay Scale:                  Leadership Scale L6-L10

The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment induction.

CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.

Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569