The school is a thriving, voluntary aided, non-denominational comprehensive school serving the educational needs of boys from the ages of 11 to 18, from a diverse local community. The school benefits from a joint co-educational sixth form with a neighbouring girls’ school. We are on the edge of Hampstead Heath in the London Borough of Camden with 800 on roll and we are part of the highly regarded LaSWAP sixth form consortium.
Applications are invited for January 2019 for the post of:
Head of Additional Educational Needs & SENDCO
(Leadership Scale L9 – L13)
The school wishes to appoint a dynamic leader who will build on the work done in recent years on improving provision for young people with additional learning needs.
We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, vision, resilience and strong interpersonal skills to join the extended leadership team of our good and rapidly improving school.
The successful candidate will:
· have a proven track record of good teaching including a demonstrable passion and effectiveness of attainment of students with SEND and prior lower attainment;
· be an inspirational leader, with evidence of effectively working with and through others to raise standards and with the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of young people;
· have, or be willing to commit to achieving, the SENDCO qualification
If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of students and the local community, we look forward to hearing from you.
Application packs can be downloaded from the school website, www.williamellis.camden.sch.uk.
Closing date: Monday 15th October 2018 at 9am
Selection: Week beginning 15th October 2018
We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.
William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to CRB checks and excellent references.