Assistant Headteacher – Inclusion (maternity cover until February 2020) required for a vibrant Primary School in the heart of Wembley
Preston Park is a thriving four form entry, fully inclusive and diverse community school set in the heart of Wembley, Brent. At Preston Park we are proud to educate children from all over the world, bringing ‘one world under one roof’ for truly inspirational learning experiences. Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to ensuring that children achieve excellence, enjoy their time at school and develop into confident, resilient and independent learners.
Preston Park’s curriculum is led by our vision of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. Preston Park’s approach to learning is through a creative curriculum and the school has specialist teachers in Science, Music, Art and Modern Foreign Languages.
We are looking for an innovative, committed and outward facing Assistant Headteacher to join our team. This role encompasses leading inclusion across the school as a maternity cover position.
Although this is a maternity cover, you will have autonomy with the Headteacher to drive real change in this area across the school. This is an exciting new role which has been created, to support the headteacher in managing and leading the school as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to develop the role and leave their mark at the school. This is a strategic role which overseas the operation and leadership of inclusion with the aim of raising achievement of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, disadvantaged pupils, children with English as an additional language and gifted and talented pupils.
We guarantee an outstanding work environment, superb resources and an inspirational team to work with. We can offer a programme of bespoke professional development, inner London salary, on-site parking and good transport links.
We offer a supportive team with a distributed leadership model, friendly and supportive colleagues and a dynamic learning climate with a warm friendly feel.
For further details regarding the job role, please see the Job description.
We are looking for an individual who can share the founding vision and ethos for Preston Park, (please visit the school and look on the school’s website). They must be excited by the chance to contribute to Preston Park Primary and driven to do what it takes to succeed. They must be experienced and highly skilled in delivering of inclusion within a primary school, a team player with energy, stamina and lots of creativity and fresh ideas. We are seeking individuals who have 2 years post qualification teaching experience in a primary setting, teaching qualification/QTS and NaSENCO would be desirable.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:
• Successful teaching experience: modelling excellence in teaching and learning
• Successful leadership experience as a middle or senior leader with a proven track record of improving pupil outcomes
• Ability to contribute to the collection, analysis and use of data on pupil progress and performance to raise standards
• Experience of promoting the personal, social, moral, cultural and spiritual development of pupils
• Ability to support the headteacher in creating and maintaining positive behaviour, through emotion coaching and high consistent expectations
• Understanding of the factors which create barriers to learning and the ability to implement appropriate strategies for reducing inequalities and promoting social inclusion
For further information please see the Person Specification.
Visits to the school are welcomed please call Jayashri Varsani at the school to arrange your visit. Please fill out the attached Brent’s application form (CV’s are not accepted).
Salary: £58787.00 - £63987.00 Points 11-15 on Leadership payscale.
Closing date: Wednesday 27th March 2019 at 12:00 noon
Interview Date: week commencing Tuesday 23rd April 2019
Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.
Preston Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)