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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Four to five days a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185 - £50,807

Pay scale

L1 to L4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver inspirational inclusion leadership to our children, staff and families in a caring community where every child is supported to “be the best they can be?” If so, becoming the Inclusion leader at Burghfield Common Federation might just be the best career move you ever make!

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Co-ordinating and monitoring the provision put in place for individual pupils, working closely with staff, parents/carers and other agencies
  • Providing professional guidance and advice to colleagues with the aim of providing high quality teaching for all, so that pupils achieve the best possible outcomes
  • Coaching and supporting effective teaching and learning across the federation
  • Leading and supporting a team of Teaching Assistants across the federation
  • Being part of the federation leadership team
  • The confidence and ability to inspire and motivate staff with the ability to lead by example.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a highly motivated leader with high expectations of what all children can achieve, regardless of barriers; someone who believes, as we do, that all children are entitled to access the full richness of a broad and balanced curriculum, and will thrive upon providing equality of opportunity for all.
  • Have a love and passion of inclusive education for all with a commitment to high expectations of academic standards and behaviour.
  • Have relevant SEN coordination qualification.
  • Have experience of delivering SEN/D and inclusive practice across whole school, supporting EYFS, KS1 and KS2 learners.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A supportive and successful Senior Leadership Team and Governing Board
  • An opportunity to develop a creative and ambitious curriculum
  • A team of hard-working and supportive staff
  • Schools that are committed to high expectations for all
  • Schools that are committed to high quality CPD
  • Happy and positive children who are confident and curious learners

Commitment to safeguarding

Garland is a successful and popular school, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be required to provide satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@garland.w-berks.sch.uk

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About Garland Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
235 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
0118 9832776

Garland Junior School is a two-form entry junior school situated in Burghfield Common, just outside Reading. The school serves a village community and is within easy access of the M4.
School leaders are proud of the inclusive ethos championed by all staff and the emphasis placed on building meaningful relationships with pupils and parents. This was recognised during the school's most recent Ofsted inspection in March 2018: "...a caring and inclusive school, where every pupil is listened to."

Arranging a visit to Garland Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@garland.w-berks.sch.uk.

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