Job Title:         Headteacher

Location:         Hillingdon Manor School, Uxbridge, Greater London UB8 3HD

Salary:             Up to £92,000 per annum 

Hours:             38.5 hours per week

Contract:         Permanent

Are you an innovative Headteacher committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

This is a great opportunity for an inspiring Headteacher to join our fantastic team at Hillingdon Manor School in Uxbridge, Greater London. As Headteacher, you will promote a relentless focus on high quality, creative learning, delivering our pupils educational needs, maximising children’s achievement, and their ability to develop.

About the role

You will exercise dynamic leadership of the School and to ensure the full development of the vision for the service, its promotion and continuous improvement. You will create and maintain a Centre of Excellence in the education of our students.

You will create a shared vision and strategic plan which inspires and motivates pupils, staff and all other members of the school community. This vision should express core educational values and moral purpose and be inclusive of stakeholders’ values and beliefs. The strategic planning process is critical to sustaining school improvement and ensuring that the school moves forward for the benefit of its pupils. 

You will work in collaboration with other senior managers, to provide a complete service and to develop and grow the wider services offered by the Centre to encourage an increase in referrals.

Primarily based at the school’s secondary site, the role has overall responsibility for both the secondary and primary provisions located across three sites (Upton Grange-EYFS/KS1, Yiewsley Grange-KS2 and The Manor Ks3/4/5).


  • Relevant experience in the specialist area of the service i.e. relevant experience of working with young people/young adults with autistic spectrum disorders and/or challenging behaviour 
  • Relevant experience as a Head Teacher or Deputy Head Teacher                                
  • Experience of Ofsted procedures / inspections                                   
  • Managing budgets effectively and ensuring cost efficiency                                            
  • Relevant Teaching Qualification               

Please see job description for more details and information. 

About us

At Hillingdon Manor, we provide specialist education for 185 pupils, aged between 3.5 and 19. Located across two sites. Our Secondary School, supports around 125 students. Our students are taught in smaller class sizes and all students work towards a variety of qualifications dependent on their needs and ability.

Options Autism the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

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