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Job details
Employer Cobourg Primary School
Location Southwark
Salary Salary: Leadership Range L5 – L9 (currently £50,401 - £54,862)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Outstanding Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion required
Commencing January 2018, or earlier if possible.

Salary: Inner London Leadership Range L5 – L9 (currently £50,401 - £54,862)

Cobourg is a popular, successful, multicultural and diverse two-form entry community school in South-East London, where children from all backgrounds are able to flourish. We serve a vibrant community of talented children, who are always ready to learn and to receive the very best education.

The school is committed to Inclusion, with a strong focus on learning and children’s emotional wellbeing. Cobourg first achieved the Inclusion Quality Mark Centre of Excellence School status in 2014, and is currently working towards becoming a flagship school.

Applications are invited from outstanding  teachers with an SEN background who are keen to further their career by gaining a leadership role. The successful candidate will be passionate about children's learning and development, and will have experience of working with children who have special educational needs. A good knowledge and understanding of the SEND Code of Practice is essential as well as the ability to ensure our Inclusive practice is further developed, to promote the highest standards of pupil achievement for all. 

This is an excellent career opportunity for a teacher who is committed to enabling all children with additional needs to fulfil their potential and achieve the best possible outcomes. This is a full-time,     non-class based position.

In addition you should:

  • Have high expectations of yourself and others and demonstrate an understanding of Inclusive practice
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with an eye for detail
  • Have excellent leadership, management, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have in-depth knowledge of current SEND initiatives within the primary sector and demonstrate a clear vision of excellence in primary education
  • Be highly organised, motivational and flexible with the ability to inspire, and challenge children and colleagues

In return we offer you:

  • Happy, motivated and enthusiastic pupils who are proud of their school
  • A cheerful environment with modern IT equipment regularly updated 
  • A highly motivated hardworking team of colleagues
  • Good additional classroom support from TAs/HLTAs
  • A commitment to your continuing professional development

If you have all of these qualities and are looking for a new challenge, why not seize this fantastic opportunity to become the new Assistant Head for Inclusion at Cobourg Primary School!

Application packs are available to download via this page. Completed application forms should be emailed to:

Visits to the school are warmly welcome and encouraged; please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Friday 30th June @ 12 noon

Please note: Cobourg Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.


About the employer

Information about Cobourg Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Cobourg Road
Old Kent Road
United Kingdom
+44 20 77080756