St Peter's Church of England Aided School, Exeter, Devon

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £49,940 to £54,993

Job summary

SENDCO – Full Time, Permanent – Assistant Headteacher

Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd March 23:59

Interviews: To be confirmed

St Peter’s is oversubscribed, known for its reputation as a high performing school and nationally recognised
for our approaches to character education. The appointed candidate will be joining as an Assistant
Headteacher, to a successful SLT who have a track record of identifying issues and bringing about
improvement with colleagues, for students.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding SENDCO who will contribute to the continual improvement of
standards through their passionate and dynamic approaches to teaching, learning and support of students
and colleagues. This position would be ideally suited to someone looking for further challenge, or equally
someone seeking to build on their successful experience in leadership of SEND. A skill set, track record of
improving the life chances of students and performance of colleagues is essential. The successful candidate
will have a passion for education and use it as an opportunity for positive transformation for students and
colleagues. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate at interview what they will add to St Peter’s in order
to develop the vision and progress of the already positive St Peter’s story.
Main aspects of the role:
• To lead the outstanding teaching of SEND students across the full curriculum
• To ensure that all SEND students fulfil their potential and move onto ambitious and appropriate Post 16
courses and/or employment
• To promote inclusion of all students and their families and ensure their access to the curriculum and all
school facilities and provision.
• To work with colleagues and external agencies in order to ensure that all SEND students are supported
• To use data to monitor the progress of SEND students and lead focused intervention where necessary.
• To lead the SEND team with the Assistant SENDCO
• To lead SEND provision in meetings that promote the St. Peter’s Character Compass and our Principles
of HOPE.
• To lead transition
• To lead small group study support programme
• To lead the fulfilments of the St Peter’s vision statement of “Life to the full for everyone”.
• To lead our mission of valuing and empowering each member of our community through our Principles
of HOPE.
• To provide opportunities for everyone to live out our Principles of HOPE, providing a wide focus on
raising achievement and improving student outcomes.
Our students make teaching here a real pleasure, and as such we have high expectation for both our
students and ourselves.
We offer:
• a welcoming and friendly team of excellent teachers
• a supportive working environment
• many opportunities to enhance your skills as a teacher
• students with a drive to succeed

A willingness and ability to offer time and energy to our wellbeing programme &/or extra-curricular provision
(which we believe adds significant value to our character based approaches to education, including our Duke
of Edinburgh and Ten Tors), will be taken into consideration for applications.

As a Church of England Aided School, in cases of equal merit preference will be given to candidates who are
in sympathy with the foundation. The school is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of its
students. This role is subject to DBS clearance

Essential educational requirements

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Essential skills and experience

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School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 1291 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
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School website St Peter's Church of England Aided School website (opens in a new window)
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About St Peter's Church of England Aided School

School location

Quarry Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5AP