Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale

Job summary

  • Start Date : January 2022 or sooner

    The Laurus Trust - Unashamedly Academic

    We are looking for an individual who;


    • Has excellent and demonstrable subject knowledge and can deliver high quality teaching and learning across all key stages


    • Inspires students to strive for excellence and is committed to our ethos that we do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that all students achieve their potential

      About Us

      The Laurus Trust is a highly successful and growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England. Our vision is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them.

      All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. In the recent Staff Engagement Survey 97% of our employees stated that they would recommend working for Laurus Trust to their friends.

      Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Trust Assistant Director of SEND to join the team. Although you will be based at Cheadle Hulme High School, support will be required across all Trust Schools. You will facilitate and encourage learning which enables students to achieve high standards; to share and support the corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all students.

      Core Behaviours

      As your sphere of influence grows, so grows your responsibility for stewardship of these guiding principles and qualities:
      Show unswerving commitment to the shared vision and values – badge on shirt.
      Demonstrate impeccable standards of competency within areas of expertise - focus on learning.
      Have a sense of urgency for sustainable results - does whatever it takes.
      Challenge the status quo - eye on the horizon.
      Strive for autonomy whilst securing accountability - develops agency in others.
      Focus on team over self - demonstrates self-sacrificial leadership.
      Commit to continuous improvement for self and others - recognises that better is possible.
      Build trust through clear communication and expectations - develops commitment to the vision in others.

      Applying to the Laurus Trust

      If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school, and have the passion and commitment to join us at an exciting time of continuous progression and growth, then we would like to hear from you.

      For more information about The Laurus Trust, or for further information relating to the role and the School you’re applying to, please download the Candidate Information Pack (via TES) or visit https://www.laurustrust.co.uk/

      Disability Confident Committed

      The Laurus Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities for all candidates. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we strongly encourage applications from all persons with a known disability, and we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview and given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talents and abilities.

      If you would prefer to request a manual application pack, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 485 7201 or via e-mail at; recruitment@laurustrust.co.uk

      Closing Date: Monday 20th September 2021 at 9.00am

      Interview Date: TBC

      The Laurus Trust and its affiliated schools are committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

      We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


    Applying for the job

    Please note: an application form must be completed as CV’s will not be accepted. Please apply via TES

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    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    Secondary
    School size
    1664 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Contact phone number
    01614857201

    About Cheadle Hulme High School

    The Laurus Trust is a highly successful and growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England. Our vision is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them.

    Arranging a visit to Cheadle Hulme High School

    Please contact the school directly - 0161 485 7201

    School location

    Woods Lane, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 7JY

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