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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£50,838 - £56,150

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a truly inspirational Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion (including SENDCo) to join The Oval School. In the first instance the role will be to manage the provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), including promoting high-quality teaching, effective use of resources, and high standards of learning and achievement You will provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents/ carers, and other agencies. This is a demanding role that will require: • resilience and expertise to support the school moving to an outstanding Ofsted judgement • an unrelenting focus on high standards and excellence for pupils supported by a firstrate curriculum • to ensure that the school is inclusive and lead the provision and monitoring of effective support for children with SEND, EAL & SEMH needs • passionate in promoting a child centred vision • an absolute focus on the quality of teaching and learning • a commitment to developing further the strong ethos of the school As Assistant Headteacher you will be expected to work closely with the Headteacher and leadership team to influence progress and standards, challenge under-performance and develop a clear strategic direction for The Oval School within the wider Trust

What the school offers its staff

As a family of ten schools in a close geographical area, we have the ability of being able to work collaboratively with those doing similar roles in different schools, picking up best practice and sharing great ideas. To support our schools to develop the best curriculum possible, we believe in collaborative planning and sharing ideas and best practice. We have a team of School Improvement Practitioners which include subject specialists who support this collaborative approach and are up to date with the latest subject developments. All of our School Improvement Practitioners have been appointed from within the Trust. They meet regularly to share best practice and discuss the latest curriculum thinking to develop our Trust curriculum. They also lead on specialist school improvement projects to help the Trust develop its expertise and share best practice and support staff professional development

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About The Oval School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
655 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to The Oval School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@drbignitmat.org.

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