Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion (SENDCo and DSL)

Sprites Primary Academy, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0SA

7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L1 - L5

Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion (SENDCo and DSL) job summary

Sprites serves a challenging part of Ipswich and that is exactly why we need a dedicated leader to join our excellent staff team, someone who will give everything for these remarkable children. This is not a simple day job - we are transforming a community and creating an enduring legacy. We are here to make a difference, break down barriers and raise aspirations…these are the values and moral purpose of the candidate we need. This role is for an Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion. You will be the SENDCo and DSL trained and be leading the pastoral team. Preferably, we are after someone with a SEND and DSL background, however, will consider candidates with a passion and working knowledge of these areas even if you don’t have the necessary qualifications yet. For us, it is important that you are a ‘champion’ for pupils with SEND, combining excellent classroom practice with a thorough understanding of inclusive and pastoral support. You will model this yourself as well as training staff to improve their knowledge, understanding and practice. If this sounds like a project for you then let’s have a chat on the phone or come and visit our delightful school. Thank you, Mo Headteacher

Using the application form

Please complete our application form and email to - interviews will be held on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 October 2022. Commencement of employment January 2023 or sooner.

More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
Download an application form - 63.9 KB

Supporting documents

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

About Sprites Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
353 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01473 685040

Our vision is to be a fun and exciting centre of excellence that nurtures and inspires young minds to be fearless……and change the world! Our school is on a journey, and we have come a long way in a short space of time, come and join our team on our journey to outstanding!

We are part of the REAch2 Trust. REAch2 is the largest 'primary only' Academy Trust, unswerving in its ambition to raise attainment and achieve excellence for all pupils. We are committed to enabling individual schools to flourish with a high degree of autonomy whilst benefiting from a strong culture of support and collaboration.
REAch2 is a cornerstone of sixty academies: a strong, responsible foundation providing a solid base, from which every academy can build and grow. Defined by the values of excellence, quality, delivery and standards – these features give the Trust its enduring attributes and its inherent reliability.
We believe that the quality of our staff sets us apart. This is an exciting time of growth to the Trust in our mission to provide ‘Exceptional Opportunities for Learning’ for over 23,000 children.

Arranging a visit to Sprites Primary Academy

If you would like to discuss this post and would like further information about this wonderful opportunity, please contact the school office via email: or call 01473 685040 and ask to speak to Mr Mo.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Sigma Primary Deputy Headteacher

The Sigma Trust

51 Walton Road, Clacton On Sea, CO15 6DZ

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Ipswich and Suffolk