Assistant Headteacher – Inclusion & SEND
As a significant member of the Academy Leadership Team, the Assistant Headteacher Inclusion & SEND works in partnership with the Headteacher in defining and articulating the vision and values for the school and then implements this through their actions. They are committed to ‘improving outcomes and transforming lives and enabling social mobility.’
Ensure your moral purpose is known and understood by all, lead by example and ensure that you have students at the heart of your decision making.
Be restless and aware of new ideas, have a detailed overview and understanding of data, ensure intervention is implemented clearly and with precision.
Form and create a culture of positive support and encouragement
Be relentless in the pursuit of excellent outcomes and better education opportunities for the community we serve.
Main Core Duties:
To be the school’s SENDCO, willingness to train to be SENDCO or Line Manager SENDCO
To lead and undertake any job at the reasonable request of the Headteacher.
Contribute to SLT discussions, including those that go beyond the immediate concerns of the school.
To keep abreast of developments in education – in particular, in relation to Teaching and Learning to ensure that the school adapts to necessary changes.
Contribute to setting a strategic vision for the school and lead others in its implementation.
Challenge any low expectations from staff, students or parents.
Act as a role model for others by consistently delivering good and outstanding lessons.
Remain up-to-date with national changes to how learning and teaching is evaluated in schools and ensure that Eden Park High School works within recognised frameworks and criteria.
Remain up-to-date with educational research and pedagogy that has a positive impact on student learning.
Develop a school ethos which enables everyone to work collaboratively, share knowledge and understanding, celebrate success and accept responsibility for outcomes.
Hold and articulate a clear vision that all students are entitled to be the best they can be.
Uphold the E21C pillars of leadership
To contribute to raising standards of achievement and maximising student attainment in all subjects across the school
Play a major part in securing outstanding outcomes in the classes you teach and across the school
Be committed to the safeguarding of children across the Multi Academy Trust
To be an excellent classroom practitioner
To ensure consistent and effective use of the E21C framework
To teach students according to their educational needs
To use and share teaching strategies which will engage and challenge students appropriate to their needs and the demands of the syllabus
To undertake a designated programme of teaching
To ensure a high quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality standards
To maintain good order, discipline and respect for others; to promote understanding of the school and Trusts culture rubric; to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work; to safeguard health and safety and to develop relationships with and between students conducive to optimum learning
To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, department and school/ E21C procedures
To take part in the school’s staff development programme by participating in arrangements for further training and professional development both at Eden Park High School and within E21C
To continue personal development in the relevant areas including system leadership, influencing from afar, instructional coaching, mentoring and leading in the effective implementation of pedagogy at senior level
To engage actively in the performanceappraisal process
To work as a member of a designated team and to contribute positively to effective working relations within the schools across the trust as required
To adhere to and implement school and group wide quality procedures
To contribute to the process of monitoring and evaluation of departments in line with Trust procedures, including evaluation against quality standards and performance criteria
To implement modifications and improvement where required to the teaching and learning demonstrated across the School and within your own classroom
To take part, as may be required, in the review, development and management of activities relating to the school, curriculum, organisation and structure
To actively engage in the school and E21C self-review and evaluation processes
Update, and present to the Local Advisory Board, any policies in designated senior areas of responsibility
To be highly organised, punctual and professional
To maintain appropriate records and to provide relevant accurate and up-to-date information for the work completed as a successful member of the senior leadership team
To demonstrate a sense of humour. Senior posts require high levels of effort and dedication. It is important to laugh in order to enjoy the role to its fullest
Other specific duties:
To play a full part in the life of the school, community and Multi Academy Trust to support its strategic commitment, purpose and intent and to encourage staff and students to follow this example
To promote actively the school and E21C policies
To attend meetings as determined and directed by the Headteacher
To undertake any other duty as specified by the Headteacher
To comply with E21C procedures concerning safeguarding and to ensure that training is accessed when appropriate
Education for the 21st Century is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Education for the 21st Century is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.
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