Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion

Ben Jonson Primary School, London, E1 4PZ

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Range L6 – L14 (Inner London Weighting)

Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion job summary

Ben Jonson Primary School is a vibrant, three form entry school for children aged 3 to 11. We are situated close to Mile End park and a short distance away from the City of London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

We welcome children from all backgrounds, abilities and talents. Our main aim is to give all our children the opportunity to develop their full potential.

Our children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities provided for them are relevant to their needs, both now and in the future.

Our Ethos

Ben Jonson Primary School has a character of its own with a real ‘buzz’ around the building from our youngest children in the Early Years, all the way up to our Year 6 children preparing for the next steps in their journey. It is this buzz that captures the heart of our School, a truly unique place where children are happy, confident, and proud of their achievements, both inside and out of the classroom.

The school values -Brave,Kind,Curious,are central to our school life, and support our provision of a uniquely engaging and warm environment in which all children can learn, enjoy and succeed. We strive to inspire our pupils to be lifelong learners, equipping each and every pupil with the skills, knowledge and mindset to succeed in the next stage of their education. We believe in furthering strengths and interests while supporting each child’s developmental needs, and through creativity, curiosity and high expectations, we aim to support our children in becoming responsible, successful citizens.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary depending upon qualifications and experience;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • A motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards. In addition, we have a team of specialist teachers in specific areas to provide targeted and quality first teaching;
  • A supportive and knowledgeable Governing Body and experienced Senior Leadership Team;
  • Excellently resourced school in a beautiful modern building;
  • Free parking on site (subject to availability);
  • Free coffee and tea supplied throughout the day.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will be an individual who:

  • Will provide effective leadership of the Inclusion team;
  • Support the headteacher’s overall leadership, development and management of the teaching and learning of all pupils including those pupils in the Ben Jonson SEMH Resource Provision;
  • Will have extensive experience and skills in working with pupils with a range of special educational needs and be passionate about helping all our pupils to achieve their full potential;
  • Have the ability to relate to and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and other professionals;
  • Able to work well under pressure, having the ability to adopt a flexible approach to working and support other areas of the school when required;
  • Will have an excellent knowledge of current safeguarding regulations and best practice;
  • Be organised and resourceful;
  • Shares the school’s vision for education and has a commitment to the same ethos;
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of, and commitment to working within the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion;
  • Is a team player who shows a positive attitude, works well with colleagues, and offers constructive suggestions for school improvement;
  • Is a good role model to other colleagues.

Application Process

Please apply for this vacancy by the following link: https://www.benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk/vacancies

Return your completed application form to: recruitment@benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

School Visit

A visit to the school is essential. There is an opportunity to attend the school for a tour on Thursday 29 September 2022 and Monday 3 October 2022. Please call 020 7790 4110 to book your slot or email admin@benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022 at 12:00pm

Interview Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

Using the application form

Please apply for this vacancy by the following link: https://www.benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk/vacancies

Return your completed application form to: recruitment@benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk

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Supporting documents

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

About Ben Jonson Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
679 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Ben Jonson Primary School is a vibrant, three form entry school for children aged 3 to 11. We are situated close to Mile End park and a short distance away from the City of London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Arranging a visit to Ben Jonson Primary School

A visit to the school is essential. There is an opportunity to attend the school for a tour on Thursday 29 September 2022 and Monday 3 October 2022. Please call 020 7790 4110 to book your slot or email admin@benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk

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