Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion)

Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4BW

This job expired on 23 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L4 - L8 (£45,343 - £50,151 per annum dependent on experience)

Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion) job summary

Ref: SCH-PAT-0146

Salary: L4 – L8 (£45,434 - £50,151 per annum)

Start date: September 2022

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase, Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School are seeking to recruit an Assistant Headteacher, with responsibility for inclusion, to join their senior leadership team. The successful candidate will take a strategic lead on the direction and development of an inclusive culture for all pupils, especially those from a disadvantaged background and/or with SEND.

We are looking for someone who has experience of SEN provision and responsibilities, and is either a qualified SENDCo, or working towards achieving their qualification. You will be expected to support leaders and wider staff on all child welfare and child protection issues, and play a significant role in contributing to operation and strategic planning.

This is a very exciting time to join our Trust, with development opportunities available for the right candidate through effective and rewarding collaborative working. The Trust’s leadership team are committed to ensuring this school becomes an outstanding school, and while there are lots of strengths at the school, there are plenty of opportunities for someone to be accountable for significant impact in their area of responsibility.

Please click here to view the Trust strategic plan.

To apply for this role please visit our website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies and submit an online application before the closing date of Monday 23rd May 2022 at 12:00.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

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About Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01977 232146

Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School is a larger than average primary school and is two form entry. The School joined Pontefract Academies Trust in 2013 and aims:

To be a safe, happy, caring community of learners.
To help all individuals regardless of their race, gender or disability to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to achieve their full potential in a rapidly changing world.
To develop understanding of and respect for a wide range of religious values, languages and cultural traditions, and different ways of life.
To encourage an enjoyment of life-long learning.
To encourage positive parental and community involvement.
To promote healthy lifestyles.
To provide a curriculum that’s stimulating, broad, balanced, innovative and creative.
To celebrate achievement.

Arranging a visit to Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

For further information about this role or to arrange a visit please contact the school on 01977 703270.

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