Assistant Head with responsibilities for SEND and Behaviour

Unity Primary Academy, COLCHESTER

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Job Ref No. ECC2107-108 Position Type: Assistant Headteacher Pay Range: Leadership 1
Position Start Date: 20/04/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/02/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 13th February 2020  

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Inspirational, Creative, Outstanding Assistant Head with responsibilities for SEND (SENco) and Behavior Required!

April 2020 or sooner

REAch2 Academy Trust is a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance.

To support our leadership team at Unity Primary Academy, we are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head with responsibilities for SEND (SENco) and Behavior, to join us on our journey to becoming an outstanding primary school. You will be expected to drive school improvement in partnership with the Headteachers, as well as supporting, challenging and developing your colleagues.

Set in the heart of the community, we offer a welcoming environment that provides an enriched curriculum, inclusive to all. We believe in every child reaching their full potential academically whilst ensuring opportunities are in place to develop their social and emotional skills.

  • Are you passionate about teaching?
  • Are you inspirational?
  • Do you have high expectations of yourself and others?
  • Do you motivate colleagues?
  • Can you deliver creative, outstanding lessons?
  • Can you demonstrate analytical and organisational skills?

In return, you will receive:

  • Children wanting to showcase their achievements
  • Programme specific training to develop leadership skills
  • A committed and talented staff team
  • A supportive and challenging Governing Body
  • Dedicated leadership time
  • Most importantly…The opportunity to make a difference!

Please come and visit our school, we look forward to meeting you.

If you have any questions about the position or want to discuss the opportunity in further detail, please call the school office on 01206 864226.

Unity Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applications will be subject to a DBS check, satisfactory references and medical checks.

Information about the School

Unity Primary Academy is a member of the REAch2 Trust; a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. Teachers within REAch2 belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

REAch2 benefits from the involvement of leading educationalists, including our board member Professor John West-Burnham, and strong links to prestigious institutions such as the Institute of Education.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Miss Katie Mears, School Business Manager
Hickory Avenue, COLCHESTER
Essex, CO4 3QJ
Telephone: 01206 864226

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