Do you believe in our vision that ‘every child has a future’?


Why Us?

R.E.A.L. Education provides both independent special educational needs schools placements and market leading alternative education. We aspire to be the leading provider of high quality learning opportunities through innovative approaches.

We have a special opportunity for someone to join our Leicestershire based school team as a Senior Deputy Head Teacher, nurturing and developing two school sites based in Hinckley and Nanpantan.

Our successful candidate will have the passion to ensure that the school developments impact on our vision of every child has a future by driving positive outcomes for all of our Learners in Leicestershire.

Why You?

Your Purpose:

To enhance provision quality and standards across both school sites. Support and assist the Head of Schools, the Strategic Leadership Team, and the other Deputy Head of the RIS Hinckley site, and Nanpantan hub site. Drive continuous improvement in provision quality and effectiveness. Be a dynamic and professional leader, to align with the school’s vision, policy, and best practices.

Your Impact:

Empower learners, especially those with complex needs and SEN, by delivering an engaging curriculum and exceptional learning experiences. Professional relationships, with strong leadership qualities. Emphasis on safeguarding young people with additional needs.

Job Title: Senior Deputy Head of School

Salary: £39,500 – £42,500 per annum

Hours: 37.5

Weeks: 39 Working Weeks (Term-time only)

Location: Hinckley & Nanpantan

Our Offers:

In addition to your holiday entitlement and paid bank holidays, we will offer you 5 days paid dependency leave a year, access to the company’s Westfield Health, support your continuous professional development and provide a bereavement insurance policy. 


We believe that building trust and positive relationships with learners is key to a successful intervention. If you think you have the motivation and passion to help our learners achieve their potential, and you would like to make a real difference to the lives of young people, then please contact us at for a campaign pack, to arrange a visit or for further information.

We hold the right to close this position at any time.

R.E.A.L. Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore all candidates will be subjected to Safer Recruitment checks and will not be able to commence employment without a satisfactory DBS and two references.

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