73 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    30 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£61,882.00 - £68,400.00 Annually (Actual) Leadership 12-16

Assistant Headteacher - SENDCO job summary


We have an exciting opportunity to join our successful, vibrant community as an

Assistant Headteacher SENDCo

at the Sir William Ramsay School

Permanent, Full time

Leadership Scale L12 – L16 – actual annual salary £61,882 to £68,400

Start date – ASAP

Closing date for applications – Monday 30th September 2024 at 12 noon

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Leadership Team at Sir William Ramsay School. We are deeply committed to providing students with an environment in which they can achieve and truly flourish.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to begin their journey in senior leadership.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Deputy Headteacher and wider SLT to create an environment where learning thrives and students maintain the highest standards of behaviour.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational individual, who has a clear vision and strong leadership to build upon the schools’ achievements.

We would like you to be an outstanding teacher, to be a strong and sensitive leader who others follow, to have high expectations of yourself and our students. You should be a team player willing to contribute to all aspects of school life and to have made a significant impact in your current role. You will be able to assist the Headteacher and Deputy Head in any aspect of their work and to be a strong presence around the school. You must be a clear strategic thinker, whilst at the same having the attention to detail, as well as the operational oversight that makes sure that routines and communication are effective.

A strong candidate will be confident in leading any aspect of school life. The specific duties of the post will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

You will be enthusiastic and passionate about the role and excited about the prospect of leading Sir William Ramsay School into a future you will help define.

For further information please contact the Human Resources Team either by email (recruitment@insignis.org.uk) or telephone (01296 744351) who will be happy to help.

Insignis Academy Trust operates rigorous ‘safer recruitment’ practices and the successful candidates will be required to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date – Monday 30th September 2024 at 12 noon

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to pre-employment vetting checks which include an audit of social media presence and an enhanced DBS check. Sir William Ramsay School is an equal opportunities employer.

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About Sir William Ramsay School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1027 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Our vision is quite simply to empower everyone to achieve.

We believe in being respectful, ambitious, reliable and resilient at all times.

Sir William Ramsay School is a dynamic learning community which promotes individual and collaborative success for all. We aim to raise students above the ordinary by developing and delivering lifelong learning which transforms lives. Clarity, consistency and rigour are central to our plans to ensure that all students enjoy learning and make good progress.

For further information, please visit our website at www.swr.school

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