Deputy Head Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Marjorie McClure School , Chislehurst

  • Ref:KCC305-7005-1L
  • Posted:28/01/2020
  • Pay:Outer London Leadership Scale 17-21
  • Start Date:Easter or September 2020
  • App Close Date:12/03/2020 at 17:00
  • Interviews:23rd March 2020


"Inspiring Success"

Job title: Deputy Head Teacher

Required for: Easter 2020 or September 2020

Salary: Outer London Leadership Scale – L17-21

We are looking for an inspirational Deputy Head who has the energy and commitment to work alongside our Head Teacher to lead our special school into an exciting new phase.  

We are looking for:

A current or aspiring senior leader with leadership experience and extensive knowledge of SEND pupils and curriculum development

An enthusiastic and inspirational leader who is committed to equal opportunties and can motivate staff to maintain our outstanding status

A leader who drives high quality school improvement at all levels

An outstanding practioner, both creative and innovative who can build a positive and successful team

An excellent people manager with emotional intelligence and good humour who can support and challenge staff

A leader with a commitment to Safeguarding to become part of our DSL team

A leader who is committed to working with governors, parents, the community and other professionals

We can offer you:

An outstanding special school with good established practices committed to continual development and improvement

A unique opportunity to shape the future of our school, building on its current successes and to contribute to the direction and development of the school, including a relocation and new build

Pupils who love coming to school and enjoy all aspects of their learning across all age ranges and in all subjects 

A stable and experienced staff team determined to ensure all pupils achieve their best

Marjorie McClure School is commmited to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance is required for this post prior to commencement.

If you are interested in this post, then please arrange to visit us.  Our Head Teacher, Rebecca Cottage, will be showing potential candidates around the school at either 2pm on 27th February or 9.30am on 28th February.  For more information and to arrange your visit please contact Debbie Packer, Business Manager at dpacker@mmc.bromley.sch.uk.  Tel. no. 0208 467 0174.

Completed application forms should be sent via email or posted to Debbie Packer.


Information about the school

Marjorie McClure is an outstanding special school for pupils aged 4 – 19 years who have a range of complex physical, medical, sensory, speech and language, communication and learning difficulties (from moderate to profound). We have a strong sense of community that values each individual pupil, whatever their special educational needs or disability.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Debbie Packer
  • Address:Hawkwood Lane , Chislehurst , Kent , BR7 5PW
  • Telephone: 0208 467 0174
  • Email: dpacker@mmc.bromley.sch.uk


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.