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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L4-L8

What skills and experience we're looking for

Bedford Road Primary is recruiting for a Assistant Headteacher for Leadership of Behaviour and Inclusion to join our growing school.

Bedford Road Primary is community school based in the heart of Kempston, Bedfordshire.

The school has a rich history dating over 150 years and has evolved over the years to reflect the changing diversity and needs of our local community.

The school ethos celebrates every child who joins the school family and is committed to offering an excellent curriculum and learning environment. The school’s aim is to promote a sense of Belief in all our children and families, with the goal of Achieving high expectations in all areas of learning and that as a team – child, family and school we can do this Together.

In addition to our experience and well-qualified teaching staff, we have excellent teaching assistants who work across the school supporting and enhancing children’s learning. All our staff take huge pride in their work and in doing the best job they can to support the children’s education and social development.

What the school offers its staff

We are proud of our school and the improvement journey it is on, the excellent relationships we have with families and friends within our community and of the governors, staff and children who work hard to make our school a happy place where we can learn together. The close cooperation and partnership we form between school and home will enhance and support every child’s development throughout these important primary school years.

About the role

The Assistant Headteacher of Behaviour and Inclusion will provide strategic leadership in managing behaviour across the entire school and leading the inclusion team. This role will involve overseeing the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCO), Family Support Worker, and SEND staff/Teaching Assistants. Additionally, the Assistant Headteacher will serve as the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and may attend safeguarding meetings in the absence of the Family Support Worker.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment and safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS clearance check, Prohibition from Teaching Checks and a Section 128 Direction Check (if applicable). KST is committed to the safeguarding of the children and young people in our care and actively promotes their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. KST is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from minority groups.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Bedford Road Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 420 pupils
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
020 8600 0675

School location

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