13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher
  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L3 to L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for

  • Hold a strong degree with Qualified Teacher Status.
  • SENDCo qualification or a keen desire to secure this whilst in post.
  • Evidence of sustained participation in INSET/CPD.
  • SENDCo accreditation or a willingness to begin the accreditation immediately.
  • Evidence of outstanding teaching within a primary or secondary setting
  • Evidence of outstanding teaching within a primary or secondary setting.
  • Evidence of impact whilst in post on a Senior Leadership Team within a primary or secondary setting.
  • Previous experience of Inclusion including SEN, Pastoral and Safeguarding.
  • Demonstrable evidence of high standards of implementing and delivery of T&L within a primary setting.
  • Experience of developing and implementing an Inclusive provision within a primary setting.
  • Evidence of impact whilst in post on a Senior Leadership Team within a primary or secondary setting.
  • Experience of liaising with multi external agencies.
  • Demonstrable evidence of high standards of implementing and delivery of Inclusion within a primary setting.
  • Experience of leading, co-ordinating and developing staff.
  • Experience of managing a team, resources and a budget.
  • Practical understanding of an effective inclusion provision and the ability to evaluate intervention strategies.
  • Understanding of inclusion and personalised learning.
  • Effective and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills.

What the school offers its staff

About our Academy

Our school is a unique school. We embrace and celebrate individuality, we value a different viewpoint, we are determined to get it right ‘for everyone’ and we have a ‘no limits’ aspiration for all, which includes staff, parents and most importantly our pupils.

At Kings Heath Primary Academy we ensure every child’s true potential is unlocked and achieved through aunique, and personalised, educational experience. This includes an exciting knowledge-rich curriculum, which centres on rich cultural experiences throughout the year to scaffold learning upon.

We continuously work alongside expert curriculum consultants in all areas to provide the highest quality of curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies for all staff members. We quite simply accept that we all (staff and pupils) have something new to learn every day and that an enquiring mindset is critical to our personal growth and development. As a result, our staff consist of inspirational teacher’s who engage passionately in the various opportunities to develop as a professional.

We hold exemplary expectations for all and as a staffing body we take our role in inspiring our pupils to be positive citizen role models very seriously. We achieve this through a well-rounded personal development programme which includes opportunities for pupils to play critical roles in enhancing our school through a wide variety of pupil leadership groups.

Salary & Benefits

  • L3 - L7 pay scale (49,574 – 54,816 ) Per Annum
  • Access to Teachers’/Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 31 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
  • CPD including Senior Leader and Knowledge Development Courses
  • Enhanced ECT Scheme including ongoing coaching and mentoring for all teachers
  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Awards and Recognition Scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Benefits Platform
    • discounts on car leasing
    • holiday discounts
    • cinema tickets
    • restaurant booking discounts
    • Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

About the role

The Assistant Principle for Inclusion is in charge of Special Educational Needs, Attendance and Behaviour, has a complex and influential role to play in the creation, maintenance and development of the vision and ethos of the school. He/she is expected to share responsibility with the Principal in all aspects of school life, actively leading and encouraging members of staff to accept with confidence their individual and collective involvement in the organisation and structure of the school.

  • To act as SENDCO across the whole school for children ranging from 4 years to 11years.
  • Be responsible for the education and welfare of designated groups or classes of pupils in accordance with the requirements of Conditions of Employment of School Teachers, having due regard to the National Curriculum, the School’s Vision, Aims, Objectives and Schemes of Work and any Policies of the Governing Body. To share in the corporate responsibility for the well-being and discipline of all pupils.
  • To act as a DDSL.
  • To lead on attendance with the support of the Inclusion Team
  • To take responsibility for a key stage if required.
  • To lead on managing behaviour across the school.
  • To lead the Inclusion Team and Teaching Assistants employed to support children with special/ additional needs.
  • Be responsible for SEND and minority groups throughout the whole school and across the transition to our partner Infant and Secondary Schools. The role holds the responsibility for undertaking the SENDCo role and also involves responsibility for other groups of children (Children Looked After; Traveller children; EAL; More Able gifted and talented and other minority and vulnerable groups).
  • Co-ordinate in liaison with the Headteacher and the Leadership Team, the most appropriate and effective intervention programmes in response to and in consultation with class teachers to ensure all pupils, whether targeted or within identified groups, can learn and progress at their best.
  • Work with governors, parents and a multitude of multi-agency professionals in supporting the wellbeing and effective learning of SEN and identified groups of children.
  • To work across the Academy Trust to develop best practice.

Commitment to safeguarding

The David Ross Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo vetting appropriate to the post, including a social media presence check and Enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to all safeguarding, welfare and health and safety policies and procedures of the Trust.

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About Kings Heath Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
351 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01509320148

Passionate staff and children who are full of curiosity and enthusiasm make Kings Heath Primary Academy unique.

We ensure every child’s true potential is unlocked and achieved through a unique, and personalised, educational experience. This includes an exciting knowledge-rich curriculum, which centers on rich cultural experiences throughout the year to scaffold learning upon.

We continuously work alongside expert curriculum consultants in all areas to provide the highest quality of curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies for all staff members. We quite simply accept that we all (staff and pupils) have something new to learn every day and that an enquiring mindset is critical to our personal growth and development. As a result, our staff consist of aspirational teachers who engage passionately in the various opportunities to develop as a professional.

Kings Heath Primary Academy is vibrant, unique and a liberating experience for all, we welcome everyone, we challenge viewpoints, we listen and as a result we all grow – together. If you would like to join us on our journey/meet us all then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Arranging a visit to Kings Heath Primary Academy

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