Assitant Trust Director of SEND Cheadle Hulme High School, Cheadle, Cheshire

Job description

The Laurus Trust
Unashamedly Academic
Trust Assistant Director of SEND
Required for January 2020
Teachers Pay Scale plus TLR (dependant on experience)
This is a Permanent position

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

The Laurus Trust is a new and growing multi-academy trust in the North-West of England.
The vision of the Trust 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. We are unashamedly academic.

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. Our founder school Cheadle Hulme High School was judged Outstanding in every single category by Ofsted in 2011 and 2015. The 2018 results for CHHS put us in the top 2% of all schools nationally.

Our students’ behaviour is faultless. (Ofsted 2015)

At the heart of our success at Laurus is the passionate belief in the importance of professional learning for all our staff. A rich diet of research informed pedagogy ensures that our teachers are at the cutting edge of their practice. To support this we financially support masters and doctoral level study alongside the NPQ suite of qualifications.

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 for learning and development as we expand and open new schools in the Trust, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply, complete the application form by clicking on the ‘Get more information’ button at the top of the page (CVs are not accepted).

Deadline for applications: 9am Tuesday 22nd October
Interviews to be held: 30th and 31st October 2019

The Laurus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

In possession of a good honours Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Proven excellence as a classroom teacher
A proven record of involvement in whole school SEND issues
Significant experience of successful leadership and management of others
A record of implementing change programmes to raise standards relating to student progress
Commitment to developing high quality teaching and learning
Commitment to inclusive education and equality of opportunity for all
Ability to manage change and to judge when there is need for change
High order interpersonal and communication skills and ability to relate to a wide cross section of people
Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
Good presentation skills
Excellent ICT skills
Personal impact and presence
Evidence of commitment to your own professional development

About Cheadle Hulme High School

Woods Lane, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 7JY
Cheadle Hulme High School website (opens in a new window)