This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
49,019 to 51,402

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an exceptional individual to fulfil the role of Director of SEND with responsibility for whole school SEND including the strategic leadership and management of the Resource Provision.

As part of our strong and successful SEND faculty, Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College are excited to be opening an SEND Resource Provision in Autumn 2022 supporting pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

This is a new and exciting leadership role and an excellent opportunity for a motivated and innovative individual with the desire to shape the future in establishing outstanding SEND practice across the organisation as well as planning, launching and establishing our new Resource Provision.

The main responsibilities of the role will be:

Determine the strategic development of special education needs and disability (SEND) policy and provision across the organisation ensuring effective implementation of the SEND code of practice
Lead all aspects of the new SEMH resource provision
Ensure that SEND provision and practice across the organisation is consistently outstanding

We are looking for someone who is passionate, enthusiastic and innovative about ensuring the best outcomes for all pupils, particularly those with SEND and have the determination and resilience to embed change across the organisation. Candidates will have a strong background in Special Educational Needs as well as being an excellent teacher and leader. They will have the capacity to build on the success of the organisation and the continuing commitment to providing high quality education for pupils and improving standards of learning and achievement.

This unique leadership role represents a new direction for our school and provides an excellent opportunity for someone who is ambitious and keen to make a significant investment in their career.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1290 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01477 410500

About Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School

Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School & Sixth Form College is a co-educational academy school based in Cheshire for students aged 11-18. It is a non-denominational school.

Executive Headteacher - Nigel Bielby

Values and vision

Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School & Sixth Form College believes that in order to develop its students and genuinely prepare them for a changing world, it must develop their sense of citizenship and seek to promote their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development at every opportunity.

The school also wishes for its pupils to reflect on the values that underpin British society and life. It aims to achieve this both through its curriculum and through many other aspects of daily school life, including tutor time, assemblies, extra-curricular activities, charitable activities, and community service.

The School is also dedicated to requiring all members of its community and of its visitors to demonstrate respect in their relationships with each other and in their conduct around the school.

Arranging a visit to Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School

Please contact Sarah Bradney, HR Manager for queries or to arrange an informal discussion.

School location

Selkirk Drive, Crewe, Cheshire, CW4 7DX

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