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  • Expected start date

    1 May 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 February 2022 at 1:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L12-L16 (£55,338-£61,166)

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher – Learning Support

Leadership Range L12 to L16 (£55,338-£61,166)

Are you passionate about inspiring and supporting students to achieve their full potential both academically and personally, and eager to find an opportunity to accomplish this impact on a school wide basis? If so, we want to hear from you.

Following a leadership review the opportunity exists for a suitably experienced, inspirational professional to spearhead our drive to ensure that all our students with additional needs access high quality teaching and learning and that all of our students maintain excellent attendance as standard.

From the start of the Summer term, or September 2022 for the right candidate, you will strategically lead highly motivated and capable colleagues who are committed to supporting our students both academically and pastorally. You will be willing to undertake aspects of the role of SENDCo in partnership with our experienced SENDCo who is reducing their hours. Our teaching and support staff are skilled, professional and committed to working with young people to ensure the delivery of aspirational, accessible and inclusive curricula; and high quality teaching and learning and pastoral care. Purposeful and relevant interventions to support students with barriers to attendance and learning are delivered to provide strong foundations upon which all students can build. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills, a warm professional rapport and a genuine empathy for students’ needs.

Northgate is an 11-18 school with first rate facilities situated on the edge of Ipswich. Following Ofsted’s November 2019 inspection under the new framework, we remain a ‘Good’ school. Ofsted noted “pupils enjoy coming to this school” and that “they achieve well in GCSE and A level examinations”. Ofsted also noted that “staff are proud to work at this school”. We value our staff highly and, if you join us, you will be working in a school that is committed to staff wellbeing, offers a first class professional development programme and maintains positive links with local schools and universities.

A Job Overview, Person Specification and letter from the Headteacher explaining next steps can be downloaded from the school’s website at http://www.northgate.suffolk.sch.uk/staff/current-vacancies/ Completed applications should be returned to adverts@northgate.suffolk.sch.uk by 1pm on Thursday, 3rd February 2022.

Applying for the job

A Job Overview, Person Specification and letter from the Headteacher explaining next steps can be downloaded from the school’s website at http://www.northgate.suffolk.sch.uk/staff/current-vacancies/ Completed applications should be returned to adverts@northgate.suffolk.sch.uk by 1pm on Thursday, 3rd February 2022.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1762 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01473 210123

About Northgate High School

Northgate High School is a mainstream, state-community, co-educational, non-denominational, secondary school for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Ipswich in Suffolk and there are 1750 pupils on its roll.

The school prides itself on its state-of-the-art facilities, with purpose built centres maintained to the highest of standards.

Headteacher: Miss Rowena Mackie

Arranging a visit to Northgate High School

If you would like to visit the school please contact Mrs Finch in the first instance.

School location

Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 3DL

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