Assistant Headteacher - SENCo

Cranbury College, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 2TS

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Leadership Scale L6 – L9 (£47,735 - £51,402)

Assistant Headteacher - SENCo job summary

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision rated most recently as GOOD by Ofsted?

Would you like to join the Cranbury College team and make your contribution towards our journey to OUTSTANDING?

Do you want to work in an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels?

Do you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs?

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher - SENCo, to provide leadership and management of support to students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and to advise the leaders of the school and the Trust on the implementation of the Code of Practice, the Equality Act and other related legal frameworks and guidance.

The successful candidate will have:
• Qualified Teacher Status
• SENCO Qualification (or a commitment to work towards it)
• Evidence of high impact middle and/or senior leadership in a similar context (or mainstream context with vulnerable and SEMH learners).
• Experience of working with students with special needs, including but not exclusive to Autism and social, emotional and mental health difficulties
• Uncompromisingly high expectations of and for children and young people and those who work with them.

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary and Post 16. We have an Outreach Behaviour Support Team, offer medical tuition and have a Hospital Teaching Service based at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’
• ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
• ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’
• ‘Teamwork’
• ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’
• ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

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About Cranbury College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Cranbury College has recently joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Click on the link for more information on Cranbury College https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNMOo-Kp7Ec&feature=emb_logo

Arranging a visit to Cranbury College

Visits to our school are encouraged please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

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