This job expired on 1 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Subject
KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale L13-17 (£56,721-£62,570)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a highly strategic and dedicated professional, committed to continuous school improvement, someone who can influence change to make a real difference to our students and be a champion for those with SEND.

The successful candidate will be an experienced school leader who is looking to enhance their experiences:

• Is committed to setting high expectations and standards for all;

• Is unrelentingly ambitious for the academy, its staff and students;

• Has the ability to lead, manage and inspire both students and staff;

• Can manage long-term objectives whilst dealing effectively with fast moving day to day priorities;

• Has vision, enthusiasm and works effectively within a team as a leader.

The successful candidate with be the SENDCO for the academy and lead the SEND team.

Smith’s Wood became an academy in April 2017 when it joined Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, , a family of four secondary schools in Birmingham and Solihull. This further enables the academy to share and develop practice as part of a wider group of academies and partners.

Smith’s Wood is a special place to learn and work. Students that choose to study with us and colleagues that choose to work with us tell us what an incredible school this is. At Smith’s Wood we are dedicated, ambitious people who strive for excellence in all that we do. We always work with integrity and are proud of our traditional approach and values.

Smith’s Wood Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as providing evidence of qualifications.

To apply, please complete the online application form.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
950 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Smith's Wood Academy

Smith’s Wood became an academy in April 2017 when it joined Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, , a family of four secondary schools in Birmingham and Solihull. This further enables the academy to share and develop practice as part of a wider group of academies and partners.

Smith’s Wood is a special place to learn and work. Students that choose to study with us and colleagues that choose to work with us tell us what an incredible school this is. At Smith’s Wood we are dedicated, ambitious people who strive for excellence in all that we do. We always work with integrity and are proud of our traditional approach and values.

This is an exciting time for Smith’s Wood Academy as we strive to secure the very best outcomes for our students. Students at Smith’s Wood are bright and kind with ambitions for the future. Smith’s Wood Academy must provide its students with the knowledge, skills and qualities to realise their dreams; as SENDCO you will play a key role in this. We are seeking outstanding teachers and leaders with high expectations to join our team dedicated to pursuing excellence for every child. We are an ambitious school and value enthusiastic and hardworking staff.

Arranging a visit to Smith's Wood Academy

To arrange a visit/conversation, please contact Mr Richard Cornell, Head of Academy on 0121 788 4100 or via email r.cornell@smithswood.fmat.co.uk

School location

Windward Way, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 0UE

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