Inclusion and Specialist Support Team Leader, Hackney

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Hackney Learning TrustHackney

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Leadership Scale, 11-15
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of the current post holder, we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic senior manager/specialist teacher to lead this diverse, highly regarded team of professionals. You will be the key Hackney lead in supporting and developing school SENCos’ individual and collective work.

The team, based centrally at Hackney Learning Trust, supports families, schools and other education settings to include and meet the needs of children and young people with a wide range of SEND.

The team is made up of several services: a Portage team, an Early Support and Area SENCo team, a team for children and young people with Visual Impairment, a team for children and young people who are Deaf or Partially Hearing, a team of Specialist Teachers, and an Autism Family Intervention service.

The service has a traded component where schools can buy specialist teaching advice and support.

More information about the Inclusion and Specialist Support Team can be found at this link:

As well as leading and managing these teams, the post holder will contribute strategically and operationally to the smooth running of the SEND department at Hackney Learning Trust.

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic, optimistic and compassionate leader, with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities around including children and young people with SEND in a range of education settings, and supporting their optimum progress.

You will have direct experience of successful specialist teaching in a school or service. You will also be an experienced manager at a senior level.

If you would like to discuss the role, or arrange a visit, please contact Lizzy Ngotta 020 8820 7612

Please apply via our website: As part of the application process, you will be required to upload a supporting statement.

You will need to register with our site in order to apply.
Application closing date: 14th October, midnight
Shortlisting: 15th October
Interviews: 17th October

Should you have any queries on the application process, please contact

London Borough of Hackney Ofsted reports are available at

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

More about Hackney Learning Trust
Address: Technology & Learning Centre (TLC), 1 Reading Lane, London, E8 1GQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8820 7000
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