This job expired on 21 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    21 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Contract type
To be agreed

Job summary

Main purpose
The role exists to lead our approach to inclusion, ensuring the needs of all students are met, they have full access to our curriculum and are able to achieve their full potential. It is a whole school responsibility as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, developing the quality of our inclusion provision to enable all students to make excellent progress.
The role of the Assistant Headteacher/SENCO is important both to the strategic development of the school as well as the effective management of the school’s operational functions. The Assistant Headteacher/SENCO is expected to operate within the agreed management system of the school, subject to the direction of the Headteacher.

The Assistant Headteacher/SENCO is expected to make a significant contribution to the core purpose of our school which is to ensure that all our students achieve their best academic potential. The Assistant Headteacher/SENCO, as part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), is expected to take a leading role in promoting high standards for all students and a positive ethos within the school.

A large part of the role is leading the SEND department in ensuring an exceptional climate for learning in which staff are developed and vulnerable learners are supported to be able to flourish, both academically and in terms of their own personal development. The holder of this role will ensure that the day to day running of the SEND, Safeguarding and Inclusion provision function efficiently and effectively and that all relevant policies and procedures are fit for purpose and are applied robustly and fully.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1083 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

About Queen Elizabeth School

You will be joining us at a very exciting time of development for our school, as in September 2021 we opened as Queen Elizabeth School, and this role is an integral part of the leadership team.

Benefits include:
Excellent CPD
Teachers’ Pension
Benenden Health Care
Accommodation if required
A free on-site fitness suite
Closing date is 21st September 9:00am however we reserve the right to withdraw the advert early should a suitable candidate be found.

Arranging a visit to Queen Elizabeth School

Please call 01582 436100 or email to arrange a visit

School location

Crawley Green Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9AG

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