Assistant Head Teacher – SENCo, Safeguarding and Inclusion
Leadership scale L4 – L8 / Full Time, Permanent
The Odyssey Educational Trust is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced, highly self-motivated and positive minded Assistant Head Teacher, with responsibility for SEND, Safeguarding and Inclusion to join our team.
The SEND and Inclusion Assistant Head Teacher, in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team, will play a key role in determining the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision in the school, to raise achievement of children with SEND taking day to day responsibility for the operation of the SEND/ LAC/Inclusion policies. The post holder will assist the Senior Leadership Team in delivering the vision and direction of the Trust, setting high expectations and modelling professional conduct. You will undertake the lead role across the Trust in maintaining high standards of pupil’s behaviour and discipline within the framework of the school policy and supporting other staff as necessary. The post holder will work with the Executive Head and other staff to develop effective ways of bridging barriers to learning and will form part of the DSL team.
Odyssey Educational Trust is a rewarding, supportive and warm organisation in which to work, with a committed team of staff and Trustees.
In return we can offer you:
- A commitment to CPD and leadership for all, through both the school and the trust network
- A strong team ethos and a commitment to staff wellbeing
- A unique learning environment, reflecting our commitment to creative learning
- The chance to work in an OFSTED rated Outstanding school
- The opportunity to be part of a dynamic and friendly team of staff
You are welcome to make an informal visit to the Trust subject to prior arrangement. If you wish to visit please contact Jenny Gallacher, PA. on 0116_2767648 or if you wish to have an informal chat with the Executive Head please call Jenny to arrange a convenient time.
Closing date: Thursday 20th May 2021 @ 9.00 am
Interview Dates: Monday 24th May 2021
Odyssey Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.