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Durants School




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Deputy Head Teacher – Permanent full-time

L17 – L23 - £64,156 - £73,812 (Outer London)
Required 1st September 2020

Durants Special School requires a Deputy Head Teacher for September 2020.

Durants is a secondary special school catering for pupils with severe autism. Durants is a good school (Ofsted 2018). The school is expanding and in September we will have two sites. Please see website for further information about the school.


The successful candidate will have significant proven skills and abilities of teaching at a senior level in a special school and will have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of complex and severe autism in children and young people.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Provide inspirational, supportive and effective leadership for staff and pupils, through a period of significant change whilst providing continuity and stability.
  • Ensure that the needs of pupils with severe autism are met to a high standard by providing an autism friendly environment.
  • Ensure that the curriculum is designed to meet individual needs and prepares pupils for adulthood through high quality teaching.
  • Manage a school budget that provides a safe, stable environment for pupils and staff
  • Work with governors and stakeholders to achieve a shared vision and positive outcomes for the future of the school.

Visits to the school are essential. Please Telephone Mrs Rachel Carli, Head Teacher to make an appointment on 0208 804 1980 before 15th January . More information about the post and an application form can be found on the school website www.

Closing Date: 31st January  2020.
Interviews 13 February 2020

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be made online to



2 Unqualified Class Teachers
3 Qualified Class Teachers

UQ & MPS (Outer London) - Required for September 2020

Durants School caters for children and young people with autism from 11-19. We are seeking to appoint three class teachers for September 2020 as well as 2 Unqualified Teachers. Durants school is expanding and we will have an additional site by September 2020.  We are looking for  teachers who can fit into our committed team and who have proven skills and abilities of OR can demonstrate a commitment to working with young people with autism. You must be a positive, can do person with an ability to work as part of a team.

Closing Date:  Friday 7th February 2020
Interviews:       Friday 6th March 2020

If you want a challenging but unique teaching experience please contact us for more information and to arrange a visit. A visit to the school before interview is essential.  For more information please phone the school and speak to the Headteacher.

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be made online to


Durants school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and good references.