Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. St Scholastica’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS and medical clearances, and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.
Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion and SEND
Start Date: Tuesday 4th January 2022
We are looking to appoint an innovative, passionate Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Inclusion and SEND to join us at St Scholastica’s Catholic Primary School. This is a unique opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to join our Senior Leadership Team.
St Scholastica’s Primary School is an inner London school on the edge of Stoke Newington that was judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted in 2019. We are looking for a SENCo to fully support the Headteacher form part of our SLT in the school’s journey to excellence. The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting and developing all pupils in our school and will have the ability to model, motivate and develop staff in a team which prides itself on being collaborative and supportive.
As our SENCo, you will be able to inspire exceptional teaching, learning and pastoral development throughout school and continue to build upon our current success. You will understand the importance of data as a tool to track pupil progress and will identify a range of evaluation strategies to lead the school in all aspects of its success.
This role will take on a range of inclusion responsibilities to support pupils across school including monitoring and supporting attendance, developing provision for disadvantaged pupils and EAL.
The successful candidate will:
In return we offer you:
Both new and experienced SENCOs are welcome to apply. This post would suit an aspirational SENCo with a passion for working with pupils with SEND and supporting their families. You will hold or are studying for the National Award for SEN Coordination (NASENCO) Qualification.
Applicants do not need to be Catholic but must be willing to support and help lead the Catholic ethos of the school, including Collective Worship and Catholic life.
Visits to the school are welcomed and recommended so please contact Mrs Sandra Brierley, Headteacher, for further details or to arrange a tour.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 26th October 2021 at 12:30pm
Interviews will take place: Week Beginning 1st November 2021
Where possible interviews will be held on site within our school and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by Teams.