Redbridge, London
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2023
  1. Leadership
  1. Long-term


Redbridge, London

We are seeking a dedicated Headteacher to join our team at a Pupil Referral Unit based in Redbridge. This is a full-time, permanent position with the aim of providing exceptional leadership and guidance to our educational institution.

Role: As the Headteacher of our Pupil Referral Unit, you will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the school. You will play a crucial role in shaping the educational direction, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment, and ensuring the highest standards of academic achievement and student welfare.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership to the school, driving educational excellence and a positive learning culture.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations, ensuring a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment for all students and staff.
  • Develop and implement effective educational policies, programs, and practices tailored to the needs of students within a PRU setting.
  • Lead, motivate, and support a team of dedicated educators and staff, fostering a collaborative and cohesive work environment.
  • Engage with parents, the local community, and external stakeholders to build positive relationships and support the school's objectives.


  • Proven leadership experience within an educational setting, ideally within a Pupil Referral Unit or similar alternative provision.
  • Strong understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within PRUs and a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of students.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and relevant leadership qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Exceptional communication, organisational, and managerial skills are essential.

Application Process: To apply for the Headteacher position, please submit your CV and a comprehensive cover letter detailing your relevant leadership experience, vision for education in a PRU, and strategies for fostering a supportive and effective learning environment.

Deadline for Applications: Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced educational leader to make a significant impact in a Pupil Referral Unit. Join us in our mission to provide a high-quality and inclusive education to students who require additional support and guidance.

We look forward to welcoming a dynamic and dedicated Headteacher who is passionate about supporting and guiding students in their educational journey.

Become a driving force in our commitment to excellence and student success at our Pupil Referral Unit in Redbridge.

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