Assistant Principal – Inclusion and SEN

Lindfield Primary Academy, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2DX

This job expired on 19 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2022

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Assistant Principal – Inclusion and SEN job summary

Can you inspire?

At Lindfield Primary Academy we are seeking to appoint a full time Assistant Principal who is a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher and leader to play a pivotal role in the academy’s ongoing success. We are looking for a creative and forward thinking candidate to join our senior leadership team. The successful candidate will have proven leadership experience and be able to contribute effectively in realising the vision and ambitions for our popular Academy.

The Assistant Head will hold the role of SENCo  and Deputy DSL, supporting the Lead DSL in being accountable for Safeguarding policy and processes within the Academy, and will perform all duties as  SENCo and Inclusion Manager in the Academy, to include but not limited to, overseeing and monitoring of interventions for SEND and management of the intervention programme. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will share accountability for the effective operation and overall performance of our Academy, and have line management responsibility for a team of teaching assistants. Prospective candidates will hold the National Award in Special Educational Needs Co-ordination or have  a willingness to achieve this qualification whilst working in the role at Lindfield Primary.

​​​​​​​In return for your skills and experience, we are offer you:

Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life​​​​​​​
Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
​​​​​​​​​​​A calm, positive and innovative learning environment​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Automatic annual pay progression
Generous public sector pension scheme
Flexible working opportunities from day 1
Discounts on retail & travel
Cycle 2 Work scheme
Charity giving
High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression including: An annual personal development day, Job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, ​​​Open access online training courses and Scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton .​​​​​​​
And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.

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About Lindfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
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School size
626 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

About Lindfield Primary Academy

Ofsted - Outstanding 2021 
Our Academy joined the University of Brighton Academies Trust on 1 September 2015. We are a large friendly Academy focused on learning and ensuring the wellbeing and success of our pupils is at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on having high expectations, quality teaching and dedicated staff that means each of our pupils, as an individual, is able to access support and challenge whatever their ability, to achieve their potential.

Our children are polite, respectful, well behaved and proud to be part of our Academy and wider community. Lindfield sits at the heart of the local community with strong community links to our thriving, vibrant village and working closely in partnership with parents, pupils and our local board members to achieve the best outcome for each and every one of our pupils.

We are focused on academic, creative and sporting success for all. We pride ourselves on offering a nurturing environment, utilising our Forest School to build confidence, self-esteem and resilience in our pupils. We hold the Arts Council Artsmark Award, British Council International School Award, and Platinum School Games award. ​​​​​​​Visit Lindfield Primary Academy website

​​​​​​​The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year. Work with us - Brighton Academies Trust

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex. Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. Working together we share insights and best practice and support each other to improve.

Find out more
If you enjoy a seeking an interesting and rewarding post, please apply below or contact Mr Marcus Still, Principal of Lindfield Primary Academy on 01444 482524, for further information or to arrange an Academy tour.

​​​​​​​Key dates
Closing date: Thursday 12 May 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 18 May 2022
Proposed start date: September 2022

Our commitment
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Arranging a visit to Lindfield Primary Academy

If you enjoy a seeking an interesting and rewarding post, please apply below or contact Mr Marcus Still, Principal of Lindfield Primary Academy on 01444 482524, for further information or to arrange an Academy tour.

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