Assistant Principal - SENDCO

Worle Community School, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 8XX

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

L10-14 - £52,723 - £58,135

Assistant Principal - SENDCO job summary

Assistant Principal - SENDCO
Permanent / Fulltime
Salary: L10-14 - £52,723 - £58,135

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit an Assistant Principal to work at Worle Community School – An Academy.
Worle Community School – An Academy is on an exciting journey. We are a welcoming and caring school, staff and community and we are looking for an exceptional leader to join us on our journey. We are looking to recruit an Assistant Principal.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional, relentless and ambitious team.
You will work closely with all leaders and staff members in supporting students, ensuring that they receive the very best teaching and learning experiences. We will do this be providing excellent CPD to all staff to further develop their pedagogy. We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Principal with a focus on developing and coordinating whole school strategies to lead SEND & Inclusion. Specifics of the role will be negotiated annually in line with Academy needs.

We are an aspirational school and the successful candidate will join us at an exciting time. We also offer excellent CPD opportunities for all staff. Our school is situated in a delightful campus and is only 5 minutes from the M5 (Junction 21) and is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and talented teacher to join a thriving school and work with students who are keen to learn.

What you will do:
• Will ensure that every child has the necessary support and guidance to realise their potential
• Will promote positive behaviour and a culture and ethos in line with our school’s values
• Will lead on improving inclusion and SEND strategies for all children across the school
• Will lead the professional development of all of our staff in relation to special educational needs.
• Will have experience of raising standards and a relentless approach to improving the life chances of all children

About you:
• looking for a challenge where your input is valued and you can make a difference and you can thrive
• Has shown you can deliver excellent outcomes, progress and results at faculty or whole school level
• Has led some whole-school projects or developments
• Has had a positive impact on improving the life chances of children with SEND
• Is relentless about improving standards for all children
• Can work independently but also as part of a strong and passionate team

What we offer:
● Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
● A Healthcare Scheme
● Pension Scheme
● Discounted gym membership
● Free on-site parking
● Cycle to Work Scheme
● Flu vaccinations on site
● Two week October break
● Discounted Nursery/Pre-School Fees

About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.

At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.

TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Nathan Jenkins, CEO

For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

The Priory Learning 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 paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance

Please see the following links to our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and Recruitment and Selection policy.

Closing date: 23rd May 2022
Proposed Interview date: 26th May 2022

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About Worle Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1367 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
hr@theplt.org.uk
Contact phone number
01934 529357

About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.

At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.

TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Nathan Jenkins, CEO

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