Vice Principal - SEND Curriculum Development

Haberdashers Abraham Darby, Telford, Shropshire

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Job details

Subject Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 1 to Lead Practitioners range 18, £41,267 to £62,735

Job description

Thank you for your interest in the Vice Principal – SEND Curriculum Development post at Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby. This new senior leadership post is required from 1st September 2020 or sooner if possible. Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience.

Aims of Post: To strategically lead the direction of SEND provision at the Academy.

Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby is a vibrant, 11-18 mixed school which opened in September 2008 as part of the Haberdashers’ Adams’ Federation Trust; a thriving partnership with Haberdashers’ Adams school in Newport. A focus on traditional values and high expectations is resulting in rapidly rising standards and popularity as a school of first choice. We are located within a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge. We moved into our new state of the art building in July 2012 and both pupils and staff are benefitting from a 21st century ICT rich learning environment and a superb leisure complex.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational senior leader to drive the strategic development of our curriculum for SEND pupils. A passion to continue to deliver the outcomes we already achieve for our SEND pupils is essential. Also the necessary vision, qualifications and communication skills to raise the profile of SEND within the Academy and ensure all teachers become cutting edge SEND practitioners. A crucial aspect of the role, therefore, will be to deliver training to all staff. A thorough knowledge and understanding of all relevant statutory guidelines is essential.

The successful candidate will relentlessly pursue academic and pastoral excellence for all SEND pupils under their charge.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

See application pack and job description for further details which are available on our website

Employee benefits

• A friendly and supportive environment
• The opportunity to work with motivated students, supportive parents and dedicated staff
• A location close to main line railway services, road networks and M54 and M6 motorways
• The opportunity to be part of the Haberdashers' Adams' Federation Trust (HAFT), with links to Haberdashers’ Adams Grammar School in Newport
• Opportunity to work in a new state of the art school building
• Regular CPD opportunities
• Internal promotional opportunities
• Our own free staff carpark
• Dedicated staff work bases
• Dedicated staffroom including free tea and coffee facilities
• Free flu vaccinations
• Discounted membership at the adjourning leisure complex, with swimming pool and gym
• Staff social clubs
• Opportunities to become involved in Sport, Performing Arts and other recreational activities
• Promoting staff well-being

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1068 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Haberdashers Abraham Darby website (opens in a new window)
Contact email deborah.tudor@taw.org.uk

About Haberdashers Abraham Darby

Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby is a vibrant, 11-18 mixed school which opened as a new Academy in September 2008 as part of the Haberdashers’ Adams’ Federation Trust; a thriving partnership with Haberdashers’ Adams school in Newport. A focus on traditional values and high expectations is resulting in rapidly rising standards and popularity as a school of first choice. We are located within a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge. We moved into our new state of the art building in July 2012 and both pupils and staff are benefitting from a 21st century ICT rich learning environment and a superb leisure complex.

School location

Ironbridge Road, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5HX