The successful candidate will have experience of middle leadership and/or senior leadership and will be an inspirational, enthusiastic and talented teacher. They will be expected to develop SEND policy, strategy and provision to ensure that all our young people with a special educational need or disability can achieve their potential. The successful candidate will be passionate and be able to work as a member of the Senior Leadership Team to lead and develop the vision, commitment and determination of the SEND Department to ensure the best outcomes for our students.
This post includes liaising with a range of external agencies to support the students in our care, and ensuring that all statutory protocols around SEND assessment and funding are followed. This multi-faceted role encompasses oversight, and leadership, of quality first education, outcomes, personal development, enrichment and progress for students with SEN and/or disabilities.
Working with the Deputy Headteacher, and other leaders in the schools, the post holder will be able to grow the role to make it their own.
The post will require you to ensure the continuous improvement of the school. Specifically, you will:
- Lead a calm, safe, environment where all adults secure the highest standards of student behaviour and academic achievement
- Lead and model best practice for all staff
- Lead on positive behaviour and attitude to learning
- Implement strategies that enable vulnerable students to achieve, attend and behave in-line with the rest of the school
- Promote and model good relationships with parents, which are based on partnerships, to support and improve students’ behaviour, attendance and achievement
On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.
The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post,will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process and this may include online searches.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.
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