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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full-time
As required
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L16 - L22 £57,077 - £66,017

Job summary

  • This opportunity is for somebody very special - someone who:


    • promotes the key values of integrity, partnership, community, knowledge and growth

    • has a passion for enabling outstanding teaching and learning, in an environment where diversity is valued, and equality is key

    • has a proven track record of leading a dedicated team of professionals who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence

    • is committed to working in partnership with families; putting the child at the centre of what we do, ensuring the voice of the child and family inform our practice

    • cherishes knowledge and understands the importance of curriculum

    • is an innovator and strategist, a natural leader who is also a team player

    • is able to create the vision to be overall outstanding - working with pupils, parents, community and teachers to deliver this

    • is a skilful communicator with the vision and passion to place our pupils’ needs and wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.


    Applying for the job

    Application form attached to pack

    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 5 to 19
    Education phase
    School size
    120 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    5 to 19
    Contact phone number
    01234 407100

    About Grange Academy

    Grange Academy is a special school for learners aged between 5 and 16 with a complex range of needs including moderate learning difficulties and autism. Grange was judged to be Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management in July 2017 by Ofsted. We are looking for an inspirational leader who can take us through those final steps to achieve outstanding in all areas. We are part of a local multi academy trust (MAT) of special schools called Bedford Inclusive Learning and Training Trust (BILTT). BILTT have been successful in the bid to sponsor the new Special Free School in Bedfordshire.

    Arranging a visit to Grange Academy

    Details in application pack, visits can be arranged dependent on Covid restrictions. Telephone conversations can be arranged with the Executive Principal and / or Chair of LAB.

    School location

    Halsey Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8AU

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