Director of Learning - SENCo, Swindon

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Kingsdown SchoolSwindon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L8- L12
Contract term: Permanent

The Governing Body, Trust and Headteacher seek to appoint an inspiring and forward-thinking leader to transform our SEN provision from September 2018.

Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history. From September we welcomed a:

  • · New Headteacher
  • · New Chair of Governors, and we
  • · Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust

In January we set the new vision - "a school of excellence bursting with pride and ambition" and a new mission statement - "to champion the potential of each and every student"

We are looking for someone who is:

  • an outstanding practitioner and inspirational leader who is passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable
  • a leader with real drive, enthusiasm, energy and determination
  • holding the National SENDCo qualification or is prepared to work towards completing the qualification

In return we can offer you:

  • the opportunity to work with an incredibly strong, talented and committed team aiming for excellence
  • a supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body
  • high quality CPD to develop your leadership skills and career

For more information, please see our application pack.

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 19th March at 08:00am.

Interviews will be held 27th March.

Visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange a visit or request an application pack please contact Laura Burgoyne, HR Support Administrator on 01793 837087 or email recruitment@kingsdownschool.co.uk Applications will only be accepted on a Kingsdown School application form with a covering letter by email or post. Please do not submit your details via any external website as these will not be received by the school.

If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date this means that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hyde Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 7SH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 822284
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Kingsdown is a mixed 11-16 Academy. We are a popular school and most of our students come from our three feeder schools in Stratton St Margaret, and one in a neighbouring village of South Marston. Students also choose to join us from out of area, spa...