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  • Expected start date

    19 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 December 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£54,750 - 60,073

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion and Safeguarding)
Salary: L9-13 (Outer London)
Full time/Part time (would consider 4 days)
Permanent Position
To start – April 2022
“I am greeted with happy smiles every morning from children who are eager to learn, who respect each other and truly understand team work. They certainly put a smile on my face! – Staff ”
An exciting and rare opportunity exists to join Garfield’s senior leadership team. We are a friendly, supportive school with an uncompromising commitment to raising standards for all our wonderful pupils. We are delighted to be situated within a vibrant, multicultural community in a school with brilliant facilities for all. We are a securely “good” school (Ofsted 2019) and inclusion is a key strength. Our inclusion team is very strong and highly valued. We have an experienced Learning Mentor and teaching assistants and are an attachment aware school. Our provision includes our new KS1 Nurture Group, a counselling service to support pupil mental health and a range of interventions. Our facilities for inclusion are amazing and include a number of specialist rooms and areas.
At Garfield it is important to all staff that they get to know every child and ensure that all children know who they can talk to when they are facing times of challenge. We acknowledge that developing relationships is key and that children may need support in different ways and at different times to help them engage with their learning. We are curious and non-judgemental and place a huge emphasis on well-being and really try to understand why children may behave in different ways. Staff work hard to help the children ’ride the waves’ and support them to become more resilient over time.
The successful candidate will
 Lead on inclusion (SEND/EMA) and fulfil the SENCO role
 Be the Lead Designated Safeguarding Lead Officer (alongside the senior team - the other DSO’s)
 Be skilled in leading SEND provision so that all pupils can achieve the best possible outcomes
 Lead on further development of trauma informed practice
 Understand and follow principles of an attachment aware approach
 Put children’s learning and wellbeing at the heart of what they do
 Be creative in developing the provision and curriculum for children with special educational needs
 Further develop the vision and practice of inclusion at Garfield
 Demonstrate and share knowledge and expertise in SEN codes of practice and EHCP provision
 Be a flexible, resourceful and resilient leader who will make a significant impact at a whole school level
In return, we offer:
 The opportunity to work alongside an experienced and supportive senior team
 A strong inclusion team
 An amazing environment to work in with outstanding facilities
 A strong team spirit with a high staff retention
 Delightful children who love their learning
 Dedicated governors, staff, children and parents who work hard to continue to develop our school
 A designated parking space and a lovely office to work in

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Garfield Primary School

Primary School

Arranging a visit to Garfield Primary School

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. you should email to book yourself a place on the tour, which are taking place on Thursday 6th January at 4pm or Monday 10th January 2022 at 4.30pm. We ask that you complete a LFD Test before attending the tour. Tours are at the school day for covid safety.

School location

Upper Park Road, London, N11 1BH

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