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  • Earliest start date

    1 May 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

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Pay scale

L10 (£55,360) - L14 (£61,042) pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a well qualified and innovative SENDCO to lead our outstanding Inclusion Team in our high-achieving and inclusive 11-18 Academy school (part of the Sandstone Trust) with over 1200 students on roll. This is an exciting opportunity to join this highly successful academy where teamwork, leadership, and enthusiasm for learning are all notable strengths.

Rated as Outstanding by Ofsted: ‘The ethos and culture of the school develop both students and staff equally well and create an enthusiasm for learning.’ ‘The sixth form is outstanding. It is highly successful in helping students to move on to higher education, training or employment.’ ‘Leaders at all levels, managers and governors are relentless in their drive to bring about further improvement, particularly to the quality of teaching and students’ achievement.’

You will:

  • Be an inspirational and innovative SENDCO
  • Have proven success as a Teacher, Manager and School Leader
  • Have the ability to motivate staff and students and continue to improve progress in a climate of high expectations
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills and feel passionate about ensuring excellence for all
  • Be willing to contribute to the wide ranging life of the school
  • Be aspirational about your own professional development and that of others
  • Be committed to providing the best possible opportunities for all our young people

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A key leadership role on our Senior Leadership Team in an excellent school that is continually seeking to improve
  • Support and challenge from a high performing leadership team
  • Responsibility to lead and develop your subject and to drive forward whole school initiatives

You will find a school and sixth form that build strong partnerships between staff, students, parents and the wider community. We have a talented hardworking staff, united in their belief that only the best is good enough for our young people. If you are approachable, able to inspire, challenge and develop colleagues, and want to share your vision, passion and energy through leading in this key role, then this may be the job for you!

Further details about the role

In order to apply, please complete the Teacher Application Form (you can download this from our website www.tarporleyhigh.co.uk) making sure you provide all requested information, including clearly explaining any gaps in employment, and clearly and fully detailing the types and sizes of schools in which you have worked. Please be sure to indicate clearly the grade/class/level of ALL qualifications cited.

Please write a letter of application no longer than 2 sides of A4, legible font size. You should outline your relevant achievements and address the following:

  • Why you are applying for this post
  • The skills and qualities you would bring to the role of SENDCO Inclusion Leader/Associate Assistant Headteacher at Tarporley High School & Sixth Form College

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enchanced check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.
Safeguarding Policies are available to view on the school website

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About Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1217 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01829 732558

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Arranging a visit to Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pzborowski@tarporleyhigh.co.uk.

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