Spa Education Trust: Head of School – Spa School Camberwell

Pay: Inner London Group (L26 – L31)

Start:  January or April 2023

Responsible to the Executive Headteacher

Are you ready to lead outstanding education for children and young people with autism? Do you share our vision for happy, safe and heathy pupils who learn, achieve and are ready for the future? Spa Education Trust is recruiting a Head of School for Spa Camberwell and we are offering you a unique leadership opportunity in our successful organisation.

The trust currently has two outstanding special schools in Southwark for pupils with autism. Spa Bermondsey is for 110 pupils aged 11 – 19. Spa Camberwell is for pupils aged 5 -16. The school opened in September 2020 and will grow over the next two years to offer up to 120 places.

This is an exciting time to join us as Head of School as we continue to grow and develop new provisions.

Successful candidates will:

  • have outstanding leadership experience in a special school
  • have experience that demonstrates commitment to our vision
  • be committed to offering the best opportunities for our pupils and their families
  • inspire and motivate pupils, staff and the broader school community.

Applicants for the post must have senior leadership experience in primary special education.  

The trust acknowledges the importance of the role of the Head of School and will actively offer long term support, encouragement, CPD and realistic challenge to the successful candidates.

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To express your interest and arrange a conversation and school visit, please contact Nusrat Raja or call 0203 434 5210.

Closing date: Monday October 10th 2022 (by 1 pm)

The application form can be found below

Head of School JD

Premises Officer

We are looking for skilled persons to work at Spa Camberwell and The Park College

Spa Camberwell - This post is full time, 52 weeks per year Hay Scale 4. Annual salary £23,421 – 36 hours per week.

The Park College – This post is part time, term time only 15hours per week, Hay Scale 4. Annual salary £8,399 – 15 hours per week.

The successful candidate will contribute to the provision of high quality maintenance, security, and cleanliness of the school buildings and grounds, which ensures that students have a comfortable, clean, safe, and well-maintained environment in which to work or otherwise use the school facilities.

Application forms can be submitted by e-mail to Nusrat Raja at:


Closing date: Friday 14th October 2022

Interviews will be held during week commencing 24th October 2022

Premises Officer

Spa Education Trust Application Form

Spa Education Trust Job Application Form

Our recruitment processes follow the guidance in the DfE document Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education. All staff will be required to undertake a disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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