Senior Assistant Headteacher 1FTE
Commencement Date: September 2021
Salary: ISR 13-17 currently £56,721-£62,570
The Governors of King Ecgbert School are seeking to appoint a 1FTE Senior Assistant Headteacher in this outstanding, system leading school at the heart of the Mercia Learning Trust.
We are delighted to offer the opportunity for a highly skilled and talented individual to join our Senior Leadership Team. At King Ecgbert School, we believe in and promote our ERA values:
Academic Excellence for all
Showing Respect at all times
Having high Aspirations and personal goals that go beyond our time in school
We are committed to providing outstanding education for all in a safe, happy and positive learning environment. This role will be key in further developing our inclusive ethos and practice and ensuring that this underpins everything that we do.
We are looking for a leader with significant experience and a deep understanding of the areas of inclusion and safeguarding in a primary or secondary school environment. You will be ambitious, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and ready to contribute to the school’s continuous improvement and ethos as part of the Senior Leadership Team, as well as developing as an exceptional senior leader.
Areas of responsibility for this post will include:
Working as the Designated Safeguarding Lead in school, along with a team of safeguarding staff to ensure the health, safety, protection and wellbeing of all students including responsibility for CLA.
Working with highly committed professionals in our Integrated Resource and SEN teams along with our experienced SENCO and IR Coordinator to ensure the progress of all students and fully inclusive, outstanding SEND.
Leading on a programme of statutory and developmental training for staff with regards SEND, ASC and safeguarding obligations.
Ensure the social, emotional and educational needs are met for all students, including working as Mental Health Lead for the school.
Alongside the Year Manager, ensuring the successful transition of students entering school in Year 7, through a carefully planned programme of events, and providing support as senior link to the cohort throughout their time in Year 7.
A small teaching load – for primary colleagues this is likely to relate to KS3 vulnerable learners in literacy, numeracy or PHSE. Secondary colleagues any subject background are welcome to apply.
The Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date for applications is: Midnight on Sunday 18 April
Interviews are provisionally scheduled for week commencing 26 April 2021
King Ecgbert School