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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 January 2024

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£68,749.00 - £75,478.00 Annually (FTE)

Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion and SEND job summary

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

Staff Development:

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

Quality Assurance:

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

Management Information:

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Eden Park High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1190 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Education for the 21st Century is a values-led organisation, driven by a determination to create welcoming and open schools for the local community, where every person thrives, makes excellent progress, and succeeds. We are committed to improving outcomes and transforming lives, realising social mobility, and the transformative power of education. We value the difference in all of our schools while seeking to bring them together around a framework that delivers an enriching experience and a great education for the young people within our care.

We want the very best for all of our young people. Our plan to ensure that we deliver great schools is underpinned by our shared values of trust, kindness, and endeavour. Our schools and our staff are collaborative, and we seek to create consistency and quality throughout.

Our leaders create improvement in schools that is robust and sustainable. We are as enthusiastic about developing and nurturing our staff, as we are about developing our young people. Our professional development programs and our approach to school improvement provide quality and rigor while creating a depth of experience and learning for our staff.

In joining Eden Park High School and the family of schools within E21C you will gain access to an unparalleled level of support and development in a forward-thinking school and trust.

Eden Park High School is a new school in Beckenham. We opened in 2017, moved into our purpose-built new premises in 2019, celebrated our first ever GCSE results in 2022 and have opened our new Sixth Form this September. With a new and expanded leadership team, this young school is starting an exciting new chapter as we build the culture, systems and teams that will see us expand further over the next two years and deliver an outstanding quality of education for the community.

We are currently recruiting exceptional teachers and support staff who want to be part of our journey of transformation. We want people who will share in our ethos and values and set a new standard of excellence and inspire young minds.

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