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Assistant Headteacher with Responsibility as SENCo and Inclusion Leader

Job Summary

St Catherine's Catholic Primary School
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/03/2018 17:00
Leadership Pay Range: £49,923, subject to experience
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Teaching - Schools
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Job details 

Closing date
21 Mar

Job information

School name: St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School
School address: Vale Drive, Barnet EN5 2ED
Tel: 020 8440 4946
Email: office@stcatherines.barnetmail.net
Headteacher: Maureen Kelly

Post Title Assistant Headteacher with Responsibility as SENCo and Inclusion Leader
Salary: Leadership point 8, £49,923, subject to experience

Required: 1st September 2018

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Senior Leadership team at a much loved Catholic Primary school.

We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic leader to join the senior leadership team to build on our successes and reputation. This position will require the candidate to be the school SENCo and Inclusion Leader. The successful applicant will be required to support and enable all children to have access to the whole curriculum, have their individual needs met and to reach their full potential as well has having a major role under the overall direction of the Headteacher in formulating, achieving and reviewing the whole School Improvement Plan and the aims and objectives of the whole school.

As a person who supports the Catholic ethos of the school you will contribute to the development and achievements of all our children, as well as contributing to our local communities. You will be welcomed by our enthusiastic children who are proud of their school and achievements, our committed and motivated staff, engaged parents and a supportive governing body.

This school has a fantastic reputation for SEN provision and currently holds the Inclusion Quality Mark. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Special Educational Needs and is able to work in close partnership with parents and carers and liaise with a wide range of external professionals.

Candidates for this role must have:

• SENCo accreditation
• A clear understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and the changes that have been made.
• Have high expectations for pupils’ learning and set aspirational targets for SEND achievement.
• Effectively implement and manage Education Health Care Plans/Statements.
• Manage the school's provision for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and Provision Mapping.
• Be a skilled and experienced teacher with outstanding teaching.
• Be committed to raising attainment.
• Have understanding and experience of supporting the learning of pupils with the full range of abilities and needs and a strong track record in making an impact on their progress.
• Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
• Be committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and promoting equal opportunities for all.

Challenges and opportunities:

• To join the Headteacher, Deputy Head and two other Assistant Heads in deepening and strengthening the already existing strong Catholic ethos of the school
• To work with and contribute to the strong leadership team
• To assist the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in responding to the changing demography of the local area.

You are warmly encouraged to come and visit St Catherine’s to view the school and meet the children and staff. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as such all candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applications to be sent to Kim McKenzie at the School Office, office@stcatherines.barnetmail.net, by: 5pm on Wednesday 21st March 2018

Interviews: Tuesday 27th March 2018

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