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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £50,807 - £56,082 per year

Pay scale

Leadership Range 4-8

What skills and experience we're looking for

Position: Assistant Headteacher – SEND-Co (Inclusion Lead)

Location: Hadley Learning Community, Telford and Wrekin

Closing Date: Monday 4th December

Interview Date: Thursday 7th December

Role Overview: As Assistant Headteacher and SEND-Co at Hadley Learning Community, you will lead the provision for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) within the school. You will be responsible for working alongside and directing the school’s SEND-Co Assistant whilst supporting all staff to ensure that every student is championed and has the tools which they need to succeed. You will be a member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team and will help drive standards and set an exemplary example for others to aspire towards. Our community is at the heart of our school, and you will be expected to build positive relationships with students, families, and external agencies.

How to Apply:If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of all students, including those with SEND, and have the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to emma.petford@LCT.education

We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and enthusiastic Assistant Headteacher SEND-Co to our team at Hadley Learning Community.

What the school offers its staff

About Hadley Learning Community: Hadley Learning Community is a vibrant and dynamic three-form entry primary school committed to providing an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students. We are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. As part of our commitment to meeting the diverse needs of our students, we are seeking a passionate and experienced SEND-Co to join our dedicated team.

Further details about the role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and develop a high-quality SEND, EAL and Disadvantaged provision that results in all learners receiving outstanding teaching and high impact intervention.
  • Coach, train and introduce strategies that support all staff in understanding the needs of pupils who are identified as SEND, EAL and Disadvantaged, including the delivery of whole-school CPD.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day provision of education for all children with Special Educational Needs and those in need of additional support.
  • Be responsible for contributing to the continuous improvement of the quality of teaching and learning throughout the school.
  • Develop strong and effective partnerships with parents, keeping them well informed of targets and achievements Deliver professional development and training to staff for effective pupil support.
  • Support pupils with SEND and work alongside SEND-Co’s across primary schools in the Learning Community Trust
  • Liaise with external services including the Educational Psychologist, Speech and Language, School Nurse, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (Bee U Service), voluntary bodies and other support agencies.
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of provision across the school, including interventions delivered by teachers and Learning Support Mentors.
  • Produce and regularly review inclusion, equality and SEND policies for the school and ensure they are disseminated to the staff and put into practice.


  • Qualified teacher status with at least 3 years of teaching experience.
  • National Award for SEN Co-ordination, or a willingness to complete it within 3 years of appointment.
  • Sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Commitment to the inclusion, well-being, and getting the best outcomes for all students.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Learning Community Trust(LCT) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people. All post holders are subject to an enhanced DBS check(including a check on the children’s barred list) for the successful applicant. References will be checked following the LCT recruitment and selection process. In line with the statutory guidance an online check will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview. We are committed to equality and diversity and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - KCSIE 2023. For more information, please see our Policy -https://hadleylearningcommunity.org.uk/primary/policies/
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About Hadley Learning Community - Primary Phase

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
665 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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