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Assistant Headteacher SENDCo/Inclusion


Job Type
Leadership Point

Assistant Headteacher: SENDCo/Inclusion - Primary School

An innovative, flexible and enthusiastic primary school Assistant Headteacher looking for a role in a school that can offer opportunities for career development in senior leadership. A “crucial” part of Senior Leadership as acting head, acting deputy and now as an Assistant Headteacher in a primary school. Current areas of responsibility are KS1, whole school interventions and SEN.


“This candidate was crucial in maintaining high standards at the primary provision when they had to step in as Head of Centre following a long term sickness of the position holder. They were very supportive and showed tremendous leadership skills during the time that we worked together."

“Safeguarding, quality of teaching and a genuine care about young people and staff would be the best way to summarise their management style.”

“They stepped in to the role confidently and took on responsibility with commitment and conviction.”

Key Achievements:

-Increased KS1 attainment outcomes
-Boosted outcomes for children with complex needs
-Improved year 1 phonic screen results from 66% to 90%
-Created and implemented topic based curriculum
-Excellent behaviour management skills
-Achieved excellent results at previous school with most children making accelerated progress within the intervention groups (monitored half-termly)


-Emergency Acting Head at Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) to cover long term sickness followed by acting Deputy Head Teacher/SENDCo
-Safeguarding lead with experience of child protection procedures
-Created new topic based curriculum, working very closely with families and outside agencies
-Identified the need to develop the delivery of phonics, wrote an action plan and implemented actions
-Supported the SENDCo in previous school and implemented a change in the recording of the learning journey for pupils with complex needs
-Active member of SLT and supported the Headteacher and governing body with the implementation of the school development plan
-Arranged discussions with class teachers to identify children that needed additional support