L14 – L18 - ( 66,114 to 72,125)
To provide professional leadership of Woodside High School, secure our continued success and development, and ensure high quality education for all students. To be responsible for the management of specific whole school developments and in conjunction with the Head Teacher, the management of all the staff and the general organisation of the school. To carry out ad hoc duties delegated by the Head Teacher.
To be responsible for promoting the safety of our students and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the School. The job description should be read in conjunction with the Core Standards for all leaders.
• Be responsible for leading, managing and developing staff in the Inclusion unit
• Raise standards of student attainment and attitudes to learning of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and in receipt of pupil premium
• Promote, monitor and support student learning and be responsible for the progress of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
• Ensure effective coordination of all aspects of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Provision.
• Maintain the school’s register of SEND pupils and collate and update related records, ensuring they are available for reference with due consideration for confidentiality.
• To develop the teaching body to ensure all teachers are ‘teachers of inclusion’
• To work with middle leaders to develop best practise for inclusive teaching and provision
• To know best practice in pastoral care and disseminate that to colleagues.
• Develop pastoral support programmes for students who need extra support, working DHT Pastoral.
• Take a lead on several areas of the school’s work which contribute to the provision of high-quality education for students in receipt of pupil premium funding
• To monitor the progress of students in the Academy who are pupil premium and ensure that the pupil premium budget is allocated in an effective manner which has impact for all these students
• To ensure that the pupil premium policy is a current document which accurately reflects spending in the Academy
• To support students and families with their transition to secondary school
• To co-ordinate transition days and activities across the year which promote the Academy and support young people’s well-being through transition
• To work with the staff body to ensure communication around individual pupils and their transition
• To develop working partnerships with sixth form and local primary schools to ensure success for all students in our community
• To ensure the successful transition of all students to their post 16 destinations working with a range of external agencies and FE providers
• To ensure no students at Woodside are NEET
You will support the Principal in building the Academy’s reputation for innovation and inclusivity and as a truly exceptional place to learn and work. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in leading and inspiring staff and students to achieve the highest standards regardless of circumstances.
Applications from professionals who have worked as a SENDco or in leading aspects of Inclusion and SEND are desirable for this position.
We are seeking to appoint a professional who is enthused by our values and ethos and who will celebrate the richness of our diverse school community.
Applying for the job
Please use the schools application form as CVs are not acceptableMore on how to apply
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