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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    16 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 December 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L1 - L4

Job summary

The Role

The Hill Primary has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Principal with SENDCO responsibility to join their team! 

The successful candidate will act as the strategic lead for SEND, responsible for driving innovation and best practice. This will be achieved through ensuring that all statutory requirements are met for pupils with SEND and through the continued development of SEND policy and practice across the academy. The SENDCo will be an essential member of The Hill team, ensuring that inclusion and diversity is promoted and celebrated at every level.


You will need to demonstrate:

A passion and commitment to Inclusion;
A good knowledge of how to support pupils with SEND and staff across the school;
Evidence of a range of teaching and learning strategies that you have implemented to support pupils with SEND;
Experience of teaching, learning and assessment at KS1/KS2;
Excellent interpersonal skills to motivate and inspire pupils to reach their potential;
Have or be willing to work towards the SEND qualification

About Us


The Hill Primary Academy is a school at the heart of its community. It has moved from strength to strength over recent years, gaining valued parental partnerships to best support its pupils. The senior leadership team are driven and passionate about school improvement and empowering the children.  All staff work together as a team with the aim to ensure that the pupils at the school leave with having experienced more than just the national curriculum and to instil a love of learning that will last a life time. Our aim is for each child to achieve the very best that they can both academically and socially, and to go on to secondary school as excellent role models for other children.  

In return, we can offer you:

Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
Flexible working opportunities from your first day
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Continued professional development and training opportunities
A supportive team with staff well being a priority


Interested in applying?

If this is something you’re interested in, looking for a new challenge, have a passion for education or maybe all of the above, take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role to apply.

To find out more about the role please contact Emma Cadman, Principal at

Visits to the Academy are actively encouraged, please come and see our fantastic school to find out how you can have an impact on our students and community – contact Mrs Emma Cadman to arrange.

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School overview

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

About The Hill Primary Academy

The school is located within good communal distances from Wakefield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley with good access to the A1 and other major roads. There is also a local train station within walking distance of the school.

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

School location

Tudor Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S63 0DS

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