King Henry School Vacancies


King Henry School is part of the new Odyssey Trust for Education with unprecedented collaborative support of Townley Grammar School to provide excellent professional development opportunities.

We are a large, non-selective, mixed school on the Bexley/Kent border catering for 1688 students including over 250 in our successful Sixth Form.

The school is located 15 minutes away from the Dartford Tunnel, M25 and Abbey Wood Crossrail and the A2 is 10 minutes away.

King Henry School can offer you professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity to work with a collaborative leadership team that is passionate about the progress and development of every student.

We offer a full and robust induction programme for all new members of staff as part of the school’s Staff Development Programme. We encourage professional development across the school including opportunities to share ideas for improving teaching and learning.

With us, you can make a difference.

King Henry school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

King Henry School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Please see below or click here to view the latest opportunities available at King Henry School on the TES Website.


Lead Practitioner for Inclusion, Bexley

Closing Date: Tuesday 12th February 2019 12:00 Noon.

Salary: Competitive, to be negotiated.

The Odyssey Trust for Education was formed in September 2018 with a partnership between Townley Grammar School and King Henry School (Formerly Erith School)

As part of our vision to deliver truly inclusive education, we are looking for an experienced and strategic leader to join us in this journey.

This role will include

  • Working with schools across the trust to drive up standards of safeguarding and inclusion- including behaviour, attendance and student wellbeing.
  • Being an active member of the pendulum team across the trust.
  • Monitoring and evaluation the work of pastoral teams and student support mechanisms and to build their capacity to improve through mentoring, coaching, professional development and performance management as appropriate.
  • Supporting teachers in best practice in inclusion as directed by the Deputy Head teacher- Inclusion
  • Running intervention groups from time to time in particular schools when the need arises.
  • Acting as operational DSL as required.
  • Development of intervention programmes and review of effectiveness as lead researcher.

You will be working across the trust working with strategic senior leaders while supporting a wider body of staff.

The successful candidate should be flexible, able to prioritise their workload and hold the best interests of students at heart.

Closing date for applications Tuesday 12th February 2019 12:00 Noon.

The school is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Job Description: Lead Practitioner for Inclusion

Person Spec: Lead Practitioner for Inclusion

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