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  • Job start date

    1 September 2022

  • Closing date

    20 May 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership L7 - L9

Associate Assistant Headteacher - SENCO job summary

Associate Assistant Headteacher - SENCO Required September 2022 Leadership Pay Scale - L7 to L9 Studley High School is a vibrant comprehensive and lead school in the Shires Teaching School Alliance. The school is high performing with excellent provision, set within a pleasant campus. We are seeking to appoint an Associate Assistant Headteacher - SENCO to join our Inclusion Team, with reduced teaching commitment to reflect this important role. The successful candidate will become an Associate Assistant Headteacher as a first step into Senior Leadership. There are 2 potential pathways into this role: • A current SENCO, who has previous experience of SEND with the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination • A teacher who has a passion for SEND and would like to train to gain the SENCO qualification. You should either have an excellent understanding of the SEN Code of Practice and recent Green Paper changes, or want to develop this knowledge; have both an excellent understanding of pupil progress and a willingness to embrace change; be open to new approaches to teaching and learning and have an excellent understanding and knowledge of a wide range of SEND needs, or want to develop this knowledge. As the SENCO, you will help to shape the future vision of our school, promote excellence, equality and the highest expectations for our students and staff. This is a rare opportunity to work alongside a dedicated inclusion leadership team of school leaders and pupil welfare leads. You will continue to develop the excellent work already embedded within our school to ensure that all students benefit from an inclusive education. You will be a creative thinker, emotionally intelligent, highly organised and above all, passionate about improving the quality of students education. We provide exceptional learning environments and facilities enhanced by a strong community spirit. This positive culture permeates all aspects of school life and the promotion of learning which takes account of the needs of all learners. Whether aspiring to be or already qualified as a SENCO, you will be responsible for continuing to develop and lead our SEND provision. Informal enquiries are welcomed, please contact Mr R Eost, Headteacher, office@shiresmat.org.uk Further details and application form available on the school’s website: www.studleyhighschool.org.uk Closing date: 9.00 a.m. Friday 20th May 2022 Interviews: Shortly after closing date, to be confirmed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Shires Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers subject to an Enhanced DBS check, prohibition from teaching check if applicable. In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education, Shires Multi Academy Trust is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on appointed candidates. The Trust is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity.
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About Studley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
829 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Studley High School we believe that we can transform lives. We believe that every pupil is unique and has boundless potential to fulfil a happy and rewarding life. We go the extra mile in supporting the development and learning of every child and work as a united community to do the right things in the right way. We believe that we are a unique school and that success shines through, in so many ways, every day and we welcome you to join in that experience.

Studley High School is an outstanding 11 – 16 mixed Academy school with capacity for 835 students. It is a community where pupils care for one another and staff work tirelessly to support all pupils as they develop.

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