Assistant Principal – SENDco & DSL

Avanti Gardens School, Bristol, BS16 2JP

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 October 2022

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Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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Assistant Principal – SENDco & DSL job summary

About the role

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and talented professional who can demonstrate leadership skills across the school and model outstanding classroom practice across the school.

Why should you apply

You will be working in a fantastic environment.

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

What will you do?

  • Determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school.
  • Determine the strategic development of EAL policy and provision in the school.
  • Be responsible for progress and outcomes of pupils in receipt of pupil premium.
  • Have clear oversight of progress and outcomes for various groups of learners, ensuring they continue to make good progress.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

What are we looking for?

  • Understanding of what makes ‘quality first’ teaching, and of effective intervention strategies
  • Commitment to getting the best outcomes for pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

Interviews will take place on Friday 21st October 2022.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Services Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks. Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics. Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

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About Avanti Gardens School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
167 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Avanti Gardens School is part of the growing family of Avanti schools. Some Avanti schools are Hindu-designated faith schools, but Avanti Gardens is not a faith school. However, staff and students at Avanti Gardens School do not originate from any specific faith background; applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none. They will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School and the Trust. You will be working as part of a team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students. This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

- Educational excellence
- Character formation
- Spiritual insight

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