Assistant Headteacher - SENDCO

This vacancy is now closed

Vacancy type
Harrow schools
L4 - L8
Contract type
Start date
September 2019 / January 2020
Closing date

St John's Church of England School, 127 Stanmore Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 3AD

St John’s is a successful, popular and forward-looking Church of England Primary School in amazing surroundings on Stanmore Hill, in the London Borough of Harrow. We are a voluntary aided primary school with a great reputation and high standards. We offer something very special to our children; an excellent education in a secure, friendly and happy learning environment. The school is a lively caring community, supported by an energetic and committed staff.

The Governors of St John’s Church of England School are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher with significant experience of working with children with SEN to lead and support the development of this area across the school.  We welcome applications from teachers who have the drive, passion and skills to be the best leaders of teaching and learning. You will be passionate about improving outcomes for children, excited about collaborative working and keen to join a school that strives for excellence.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • will support our strong Christian ethos and vision
  • is an outstanding class teacher
  • A good understanding of the role of SENDCO and a proven record of this field of work
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Vision and enthusiasm to motivate staff
  • High expectations and commitment to provide high-quality learning experiences for all

In return we offer:

  • happy children with very high standards of behaviour
  • a strong Christian ethos
  • pupils who are enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • a thriving school focused on high achievement for all pupils
  • a supportive and dedicated team of staff, governors and parents
  • opportunities for high-quality professional development

If you are visionary and innovative and able to contribute to the strategic development of the provision and inclusion throughout the school as part of the school’s Strategic Management Team then we are the school for you.

Closing date: Midday Friday 14 June 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 19 June 2019

St John’s is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The school follows safer recruitment practices to protect children. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. 

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