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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other leadership roles

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Point 1 – Point 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will :

  • Be a qualified SEND/inclusion leader (NaSENCO qualification or equivalent) to work across our trust in a non-class-based role.
  • Be an experienced primary school practitioner, who has successfully led and developed provision in one or more schools.
  • Be passionate about supporting all children including those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to achieve and succeed.
  • Have some experience of curriculum and policy development in relation to inclusion, as well as training, developing and supporting other staff.
  • Have a good understanding of different aspects of SEND, and good knowledge of the SEN code of practice.
  • Have an interest in current educational issues, recent developments and significant legislative changes in this area.
  • Be a strategic thinker and inspirational leader
  • Be effective in initiating new approaches to collaborative working across the three schools.
  • Be a positive, proactive, collaborative person with great interpersonal skills, who works and communicates well with children and adults.

What we can offer:

  • Ongoing high quality professional development opportunities for leadership growth.
  • Opportunities to engage with experienced colleagues across our trust, which will influence school practice and the wider educational landscape in the trust.
  • Regular coaching sessions from the executive Headteacher and other executive leaders from across the trust
  • Supportive and committed governance at all levels.
  • A commitment to your well-being, including regular opportunities to work from home
  • A trust wellbeing programme that supports all staff - including access to our staff Well-being hub, gym access and salary sacrifice schemes

What the school offers its staff

PCLC primary schools are a group of highly inclusive schools, working together in Harlow as part of The Passmores Cooperative Learning Community.

The Director of Primary Inclusion post is an excellent opportunity for an inspiring practitioner to play a pivotal role in the leadership and development of the primary schools within PCLC.The ideal candidate will develop and support provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and play a significant role in influencing outcomes for hundreds of children. They will work with our excellent, dynamic, friendly primary school teams as well the PCLC Executive Leadership team.

Further details about the role

32.5 hours per week

52.14 weeks per year

Salary: Leadership Point 1 – Point 7 (according to experience)

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 17th May 2024

Interviews: Week beginning 22nd May 2024

Telephone conversations with the Executive headteacher are welcome. Please Call Jo Vlietinck at Purford Green on 01279 425100.

To apply for this position, please complete and return the application form along with a covering letter and current CV to Miss Tunai Musa at hr@pclc.co.uk

‘PCLC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service’

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 Passmores Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1202 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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