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Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion (SENDCo)

REAch2 Trust
Moor Green Primary Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands
Leadership Pay Scale L5 to L9
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

Moor Green Primary Academy
Moor Green Lane
B13 8QP

Telephone number: 0121 464 5662


Required for September 2024, 0.8 FTE. Fixed term -  maternity cover

This role is for an Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion. You will be the SENDCo and be leading the pastoral team. Preferably, we are looking for someone with a SEND background, however, will consider candidates with a passion and working knowledge of this areas even if you don’t have the necessary qualifications yet. For us, it is important that you are a ‘champion’ for pupils with SEND, combining excellent classroom practice with a thorough understanding of inclusive and pastoral support. You will model this yourself as well as training staff to improve their knowledge, understanding and practice.

We are looking for an individual who is: 

  • able to promote and lead exceptional, inclusive teaching and learning
  • willing to contribute to the wider life of the school
  • confident in using a range of resources to ensure pupils with SEND can achieve exceptionally well
  • dedicated to on-going professional development

For successful candidates we can offer:

  • amazing children who want to be the best versions of themselves
  • a dedicated, motivated staff
  • a leadership team who works with the staff and listens to feedback
  • an active school community with supportive families
  • a commitment to bespoke professional development based on EEF research
  • feedback to ensure growth
  • a vibrant and welcoming learning environment
  • excellent training at all levels through the school and REAch2 Academy Trust

As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Moor Green Primary Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

The application form and application pack can be downloaded from our Careers website.

Completed applications forms should be sent to

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check (where applicable) Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search will also be carried out on all shortlisted candidates.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.


This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment.


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