Assistant Headteacher & Inclusion Manager

Purfleet Primary Academy, Purfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC8832002-166L Position Type: Assistant Headteacher Pay Range: Leadership Payscale L8 – L13
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 24/06/2024  

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This role is for an Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion. You will be the SENDCo and be leading the inclusion team. Preferably, we are looking for someone with a SEND background, however, will consider candidates with a passion and working knowledge of this areas even if you don't have the necessary qualifications yet. For us, it is important that you are a 'champion' for pupils with SEND, combining excellent classroom practice with a thorough understanding of inclusive and pastoral support. You will model this yourself as well as training staff to improve their knowledge, understanding and practice.  

We are looking for an individual who is:   
Able to promote and lead exceptional, inclusive teaching and learning;   
Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school;   
Confident in using a range of resources to ensure pupils with SEND can achieve exceptionally well;   
Dedicated to on-going professional development.  

For successful candidates we can offer:  
Amazing children who want to be the best versions of themselves  
A dedicated, motivated staff  
A leadership team who works with the staff and listens to feedback  
An active school community with supportive families  
A commitment to bespoke professional development based on EEF research  
Feedback to ensure growth  
A vibrant and welcoming learning environment  
Excellent training at all levels through the school and REAch2 Academy Trust   

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Background Information about the School

At Purfleet Primary, we passionately believe that every pupil in our school deserves to realise their full potential. To this end, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum as well as a range of extra-curricular activities designed to enable pupils to develop the full range of their talents.

We work to encourage collaborative skills, a problem solving approach, resilience and perseverance in the face of challenge. Above all, we aim to foster in each child, a belief in their ability to succeed as well as a life-long love of learning.

Staff at the school are passionate in their belief that all pupils should achieve their best. Their aspiration for their pupils ensures that they have the highest expectations and expect them all to succeed.

We firmly believe that education is a partnership between pupils, parents and staff and place a high value on establishing close links between home and school, so that we can effectively work together to achieve the best for your child.

We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve. To see more information about the school, please visit our website Purfleet Academy

As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Purfleet Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Purfleet Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references.

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

Mrs Lorraine Sharpe
Tank Hill Road, Purfleet
Essex, RM19 1TA
Telephone: 01375 802700

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