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  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 December 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership Pay Scale (1-5)

Job summary

Are you an experienced SENDCo looking for the next step in your career to become an established school leader?

Are you an outstanding practitioner who is committed to the development of the whole child?

Your Opportunity:

We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Assistant Headteacher and Inclusion Leader to join our passionate and experienced leadership team at Floreat Montague Park Primary School.

As Assistant Headteacher, you will help to shape the future vision of the school, promote excellence, equality and the highest expectations for our children and staff. As a qualified SENDCo, you will be responsible for leading our SEND Team and continuing to develop our SEND provision. You will be supported by our Inclusion Assistant and Pastoral Care Leader.

You will be a creative thinker, highly organised and above all, passionate about improving the quality of children’s education.

What we are looking for:

An experienced SENDCo with the National Award for Special Education Needs Coordination and recent senior leadership experience
Someone with a good understanding of the SEND code of practice and experience of working across the primary age range
An inspirational leader, with the vision and confidence to motivate, challenge and support
Someone who is passionate about children’s learning and welfare, putting them first in everything they do
A professional highly effective in communicating with parents and other stakeholders
A positive, open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school
A flexible member of the team who is able to build strong relationships with the many stakeholders in a school

Thrive in a Career at GLF:

GLF Schools is a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

Continuous Professional Development
Work life and family friendly policies
Flexible Working
Staff Wellbeing
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Staff Benefits
Community and Collaboration
Valued worker scheme

The Details:

Start date: 25th April 2022
Location: Floreat Montague Park Primary School, William Heelas Way, Wokingham, RG40 1BG.
Salary: Leadership 1-5 (£42,195-£46,566)
Contract Term: Permanent/Full time/Term time
Closing Date: 9am on 31st January 2022
Interview Date: 8th February 2022

Information Evening: 6pm on Thursday 20th January 2022

We would like to invite you to join our team for an informal discussion about the school, its development and this exciting new role. We will be pleased to show you the school and answer any questions.

Preliminary calls with the Headteacher, Patrick Pritchett, are welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a telephone call or visit and to register to attend the information evening.

Safeguarding Statement:
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
309 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0118 402 9029

About Floreat Montague Park Primary School

About Floreat Montague Park:

Floreat Montague Park Primary School opened its doors for the first time in September 2016. The School is developing fast and the following 6 areas are of special interest:

Personal Development
We benefit from being a GLF school and actively work to support the GLF education mission:

‘To be a supportive family of schools where together we grow, learn and flourish’

Why work at Floreat Montague Park:

You will be part of a progressive group of professionals intent on building a successful new school
You will be part of Floreat Montague Park at the beginning
You will be an important contributor to the Floreat curriculum
You will be encouraged and have the freedom to innovate
You will be able to work in Montague Park, a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing new community
You will be part of the GLF family of schools, a trust with a clear education vision and focus on securing improvement through professional development

Arranging a visit to Floreat Montague Park Primary School

Information evening - 6pm on Thursday 20th January 2022

School location

William Heelas Way, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1BG

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