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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 April 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Samuel Cody School is delighted to announce the opening of its brand new purposely designed SEMH unit, Cody Oaks, in September 2022. The Headteacher is seeking to recruit an experienced leader to help deliver an outstanding and inclusive education for children with SEMH needs and associated difficulties. The new unit is an impressive addition to an already well-resourced school site, and provides a unique opportunity in the north of the county. The unit will eventually house ninety students, from year 5 to year 11, but will grow over three years to capacity. This is a great opportunity for someone with SEMH experience and good strong leadership skills to make a difference to our brand new cohort of students.

Working with the Headteacher you will actively contribute to the overall Leadership and Management of the unit and its staff team, providing a curriculum that supports learning in a safe and inclusive environment, promoting respect, honesty, communication and teamwork, and maintaining a good presence around the building throughout the day. See full job description for more information.

1. Degree or Equivalent
2. Qualified Teacher Status
3. NPQSL or similar (desirable)
4. Evidence of on-going CPD
5. Professional experience relevant to the post

Samuel Cody School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
213 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number

About Samuel Cody School

At Samuel Cody School we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live.

Arranging a visit to Samuel Cody School

Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.

Visits to the school are essential and can be arranged by calling the school office on 01252 514194, ext 201.

School location

Ballantyne Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8SN

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