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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher
  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L8 - L12

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher/ SEND Coordinator who:

  • Has current Leadership experience and with a SENDCo Qualification or be willing to train
  • Share our vision of transforming learning to raise aspiration, secure an enjoyment and love of learning and develop a sense of pride in all that we do
  • Put children at the heart of everything they do and have high expectations of them
  • Be an outstanding and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards
  • Be an excellent leader with a passion and commitment to improving the life chances of our children
  • Has a proven ability to lead, inspire and motivate others.
  • Has the ability to drive forward developments in our curriculum
  • Strong commitment to well-being and mental health for pupils and staff
  • Has a track record of developing effective partnerships with staff, governors, parents, and the wider community agencies in order to drive forward change and shape the future for our pupils with additional needs.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Support and lead a team of skilled and committed staff to support inclusive practice
  • Work with amazing pupils and supportive families
  • Develop the school vision and strategy of SEND and inclusive provision alongside the Head of School, Executive Headteacher and a supportive Local Committee who are committed to your continued professional development
  • Work as part of a dynamic partnership of NEST schools

Further details about the role

We welcome visits please contact the school office or arrange to talk to Mrs Amien-Cloete, Executive Headteacher

Applications should be received by recruitment@nestschools.org by 12 noon on 17 May. Interviews to be held w/c 20th May 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Dog Kennel Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 420 pupils
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to Dog Kennel Hill School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@nestschools.org.

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