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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

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Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have a passion for ensuring all children thrive in a positive, inclusive environment?

Are you committed to transforming the futures of children and their families through the power of education?

The Director of Inclusionat TEAM Multi – Academy Trust is an exciting new role, and of significant importance in realising our aims to continue our drive towards excellence. And offer a world-class educational experience for every child within the trust.

The Director of Inclusion will champion the support of our SENDCos, closely monitor the SEND and pastoral team's efforts, and embody our ethos of inclusivity and support for all students. The responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

- Strategically leading and enhancing our SEND provision to ensure all children achieve their fullest potential.

- Elevating inclusive teaching practices through targeted training and mentorship.

- Meticulously evaluating interventions to guarantee their efficacy and impact on student progress.

- Overseeing the SEND, Pastoral teams, and teaching assistants to foster a cohesive approach to inclusion.

- Serving as the trust’s mental health lead, advocating for a school-wide emphasis on well-being.

- Refine and develop the trusts systems, processes and policies in relation to SEND, mental health and medical needs.

- Work with external agencies, MATs and schools to promote the work of the trust.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and implement a strategic approach to inclusion across the trust, working alongside a dynamic leadership team in providing the vision and effective leadership for inclusion that creates a culture of high performance, and continuous improvement for all, driving the trust's commitment to equity and excellence for all learners.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified teacher with substantial experience in a senior leadership role within a school or trust and the ability to make an immediate impact. Evidence of the successful implementation of strategies to improve inclusive teaching and learning practices to raise the standards of achievement for all learners and the effective management of change will be key to success in this role, as willbe the ability to create positive personal impact.

Working as part of a strong senior leadership team, you would have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues to implement effective and innovative strategies to support our young people.

We are excited to recruit a Director of Inclusion who leads by example, is child centred and has a passion for SEND and Inclusivity.

What the school offers its staff

TEAM MAT is a forward-thinking trust with a proven track record of success. We foster a collaborative spirit where schools work together to share best practices and drive for continuous improvement. Our vision for the SEND provision is nothing short of excellence and will embody our ethos of inclusivity and support for all children.

Join a Team That Values You

If you would like to work and contribute to a trust that is committed to providing children with outstanding learning experiences, aims to continually develop and grow, and where teamwork and the professional development of all staff is important, we would encourage you to apply.

We actively welcome visits to our schools. Should you have any further questions or wish to arrange a visit, please contact our CEO Ian Thomas via ceo@team-mat.org.uk or Director of Education Dan Polak via dpolak@team-mat.org.uk

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 Team Multi Academy Trust

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