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Positions Vacant at Woodfield are listed below.

The Governors of Woodfield School are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher – (Quality of Education) from 1st January 2020

Salary L18 – L22. This is a permanent contract

If you are a truly inspirational, highly motivated and forward-thinking leader, with the energy and passion to change lives then this could be an excellent opportunity for you. This post is a key role in supporting and growing Woodfield School as part of the Compass Learning Partnership Multi Academy Trust.

The person appointed will;

  • Play a major role under the direction of the Headteacher in formulating the aims and objectives of the school, establishing the policies practices and structures, through which they shall be achieved, managing staff and resources to achieve the vision aims and objectives of the school and monitor progress towards their achievement.
  • Be the senior leader with responsibility for the Quality of Education, teaching & learning and curriculum development.
  • Provide professional leadership and management for all aspects of the school.
  • Establish a culture that promotes excellence, equality, and high expectations for all students.
  • Together with the Headteacher be responsible for evaluating the school’s performance and to identify the priorities that will lead to continuous improvement and the raising of standards.
  • Ensure equality for all staff and students.
  • Ensure there is adequate cover arrangements in place on a daily basis.

Refer to the job description below for full details of the role


Applications are available from either school – The Village School 0208 2045396/Woodfield School 0208 2051977 or download below. If you would like to visit the school please contact Meeta Kadiwar (PA to Headteacher – Woodfield School) on the number above.

Closing Date: 12 noon Tuesday 15th October 2019

Shortlisting; Thursday 17th October 2019

Interviews: 29th October 2019

Start Date:  January 2020


Compass Learning Partnership is looking for an Assistant Head with Responsibility for Expressive Arts, to work across the Multi Academy Trust.

The current schools within the Trust are The Village School and Woodfield School.  Both schools, are multi-cultural/multi faith Special Schools with a combined roll of 481 children and young people aged 4 to 19 with C L D D (Complex Learning Difficulties & Disabilities) some of whom may have challenging behaviour. The Trust is committed to providing the highest quality provision for all its pupils and places a strong emphasis on developing functional communication and skills for life through an individualized curriculum.

You must have a willingness to work with students up to the age of 19 and have a sound knowledge of SEN and P levels, a passion for child centred education, an understanding of challenging behaviour and proven ability as an effective Lead and SEN classroom practitioner.

What do we want from you?
•    Applicants must have QTS Status 
•    The children want an excellent practitioner, who is interested in developing their well-being as well as their learning.
•    Someone who is creative and reflective in their teaching
•    An approachable and open communicator with a good understanding and commitment to inclusion
•    The staff want a colleague who is supportive, experienced and committed to raising standards

The Chief Executive Officer wants - someone who is committed to raising the attainment of all pupils, is enthusiastic and can inspire.
What we can offer you in return?
•    Enthusiastic, friendly children and staff.
•    Committed, hardworking colleagues.
•    An opportunity to develop an area of our creative curriculum.
•    Quality continuing professional development.

Applications are available from either school –

Woodfield School 0208 2051977 

 The Village School 0208 2045396

If you would like to visit the school please contact Meeta Kadiwar (PA to Headteacher – Woodfield School) or Audrey Hylton (PA to Headteacher – The Village School) on the numbers above.

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 11th October 2019
Shortlisting; Week commencing 14th October 2019
Interviews: 29th October 2019
Start Date:  January 2020
Compass Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the expectation is that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure