Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion including SEND)

Allestree Woodlands School, Derby, Derbyshire


Job details

Subject Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 10 to Lead Practitioners range 14, £49,937 to £55,064

Job description

Required for January 2020.

Allestree Woodlands School is seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to lead the direction and development of inclusion and SEN provision.

This vacancy offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be a significant part of the strategic leadership of the school. The governors, staff, students and parents/carers are committed to continuing to serve our community by continuing to develop aspiration and achievement for all within our inclusive, friendly school community. If you feel you could contribute to this vision, we would be very pleased to receive your application.

The successful candidate will:

• Demonstrate a deep understanding of inclusion and SEND
• Be passionate about the power of high quality education
• Be able to deliver high quality learning
• Be able to inspire and motivate students and staff to aspire to great things and achieve their best
• Be a highly effective leader and team player who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Have high levels of motivation and commitment

The successful applicant will join a committed, collaborative, forward thinking and successful team. The school offers a personally and professionally supportive environment.

Essential educational requirements

Honours degree
Further qualifications/Higher degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status.
Evidence of recent professional development.
SENCO award (complete or underway).

Essential skills and experience

Teaching experience in an 11-18 school in the last 5 years.
Experience in more than one school or educational setting.
Team leadership in school for at least 3 years.
Management of student progress and behaviour .
School self review and evaluation.
Leadership of development and improvement within SEND

Employee benefits

Leadership position

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1346 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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Website Allestree Woodlands School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Blenheim Drive, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2LW