Contract Type: Full Time
Head of Department
Job Start Date: 2019-04-01
Salary: Competitive
School Type:
Independent Through School
School Size: 251-450
School Age Range: 4-13
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Windlesham House School, London Road, Washington, Pulborough, West Sussex RH20 4AY, UK
Ofsted Ranking: Independent School


An exciting opportunity to lead a team of specialist teachers, external therapists and TAs to provide support for students from EYFS to Year 8. Key aspects of the role include: working with teachers to develop knowledge and understanding of SEND; supporting teachers to shape planning and Teaching & Learning for SEND students; close liaison with parents of SEND students; leading and managing colleagues; liaison with senior schools; disseminating developments within SEND teaching, procedures and legislation. Consequently, you will need to be an effective communicator with expertise and experience in this area.

Q.T.S is expected; other specialist qualifications would be advantageous.

Closing date: 2nd November 2018
Interviews: during week commencing 12th November 2018


Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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About Windlesham House School

Windlesham House School is one of the country’s leading co-educational Preparatory Schools offering world-class day and boarding for school children aged from 4 to 13 years in sixty-five glorious acres of the stunning South Downs in West Sussex.

Windlesham was established in 1837 and is currently celebrating its 180th anniversary.  The school moved to its current location in 1934, and in 1967 became the first, and still remains, a top IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools) school

We provide children of all academic abilities with an opportunity to reach their personal potential in subjects and activities in which they show promise, from maths and science, languages, the arts and sports. And whilst academic excellence and success are a high priority, we think that it is important to maintain a very caring, family atmosphere at Windlesham through our unique pastoral care.

We have a very talented and totally committed staff that make the happiness, security and personal development of each child their priority every term. All the staff at Windlesham put every effort into getting to know each child at the school and we all take enormous pleasure in helping our current pupils to flourish in a nurturing environment. We encourage the children to climb trees and to enjoy their rural surroundings, to succeed academically and to become responsible and thoughtful people so that they leave Windlesham well-rounded and prepared for senior school.