Are you an experienced SENDCo looking for the next step in your career to become an established school leader?
Are you an outstanding practitioner who is committed to the development of the whole child?
We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Assistant Headteacher and Inclusion Leader to join our passionate and experienced leadership team at Floreat Montague Park Primary School.
As Assistant Headteacher, you will help to shape the future vision of the school, promote excellence, equality and the highest expectations for our children and staff. As a qualified SENDCo, you will be responsible for leading our SEND Team and continuing to develop our SEND provision. You will be supported by our Inclusion Assistant and Pastoral Care Leader.
You will be a creative thinker, highly organised and above all, passionate about improving the quality of children’s education.
About Floreat Montague Park:
Floreat Montague Park Primary School is a positive and progressive school that opened its doors for the first time in September 2016. The School has developed fast and the following 6 areas are valued:
- Personal Development
With inspiring outdoor learning spaces, the latest technology in classrooms and an engaged, active community this is an exciting time to join our school.
What we are looking for:
- An experienced SENDCo with the National Award for Special Education Needs Coordination and recent senior leadership experience
- Someone with a good understanding of the SEND code of practice and experience of working across the primary age range
- An inspirational leader, with the vision and confidence to motivate, challenge and support
- Someone who is passionate about children’s learning and welfare, putting them first in everything they do
- A professional highly effective in communicating with parents and other stakeholders
- A positive, open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school
- A flexible member of the team who is able to build strong relationships with the many stakeholders in a school
Why work at Floreat Montague Park:
- You will be part of a progressive group of professionals intent on building a successful school
- You will be able to work in Montague Park, a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing new community
- You will be part of the GLF family of schools, a trust with a clear education vision and focus on securing improvement through professional development
- As the school continues to grow, we anticipate many opportunities to develop your career and progress at Floreat
- As part of the GLF community of schools, you can expect excellent professional development and strong support
Thrive in a Career at GLF:
GLF Schools is a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
- Continuous Professional Development
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Flexible Working
- Staff Wellbeing
- Career Pathways and Talent Management
- Staff Benefits
- Community and Collaboration
- Valued worker scheme
Start date: 25th April 2022
Location: Floreat Montague Park Primary School, William Heelas Way, Wokingham, RG40 1BG.
Salary: Leadership 1-5 (£42,195-£46,566)
Contract Term: Permanent/Full time/Term time
Closing Date: 9am on 31st January 2022
Interview Date: 8th February 2022
Information Evening: 6pm on Thursday 20th January 2022
We would like to invite you to join our team for an informal discussion about the school, its development and this exciting new role. We will be pleased to show you the school and answer any questions.
Preliminary calls with the Headteacher, Patrick Pritchett, are welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a telephone call or visit and to register to attend the information evening.
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place