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Assistant Headteacher with SENDCo responsibilities

Employer
City of Wolverhampton Council
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
Leadership Pay Spine L4 - L8
Closing date
13 May 2024
Reference
WLV/TP/147/425

Job Details

Assistant Headteacher with SENDCo responsibilities

Braybrook Centre & Midpoint Centre

(September 2024)

Assistant Headteacher - Leadership Pay Spine L4-L8

It’s an exciting time to join the Lawnswood Campus family as we embark on our journey to become ‘The Leading Light for Alternative Provision in the UK’. We are seeking an experienced and qualified SENDCo with a genuine commitment to inclusive education to join the Braybrook and Midpoint Centre.  As a key member of our team you will be instrumental in laying the foundation of outstanding standards of education and creating a stimulating and purposeful environment where our students can make excellent progress.

 You will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards of attainment and up-to-date knowledge of teaching and behaviour management strategies.  We are seeking passionate and driven individuals with good communication and organisational skills and a desire to make a difference to the lives of our students, families and their communities

We require an enthusiastic and innovative Assistant Headteacher to lead on SENDCo within Braybrook and Midpoint Centre. You will be expected to manage, develop and maintain high quality SEND provision which enables quality teaching, excellent learning outcomes and success for all students.

Applicants will be expected to have:

  • Experience of working with students with SEMH and/or students with medical needs.
  • A proven track record of driving developments in a SEND provision and other areas of school improvement. 

Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2024 at 12:00pm

We welcome visits to Lawnswood Campus on Tuesday 7th May 2024 and Thursday 9th May 2024 between 1:00pm – 5:00pm. If you wish to attend one of these, please email rbain@lawnswoodcampus.co.uk to confirm your attendance.

To apply, applicants will be required to complete the attached application form and return to Mrs Rachel Bain at rbain@lawnswoodcampus.co.uk

Lawnswood Campus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and two satisfactory references.


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Attached documents
Assistant Head SENDCo JD & PS April 2024.docx
Teaching Application - Leadership.docx

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City of Wolverhampton

There’s never been a better time to join the award winning City of Wolverhampton Council to further your career. We are a progressive and future facing organisation, and passionate about making our city better for all who live, work and travel here.

We are an ambitious organisation focused on delivering the best services for people in Wolverhampton; working for us gives you the opportunity to make a difference to their lives.

Our continual drive for improvement led to us winning APSE Overall Council of the Year Service Delivery Award, also achieving Annual Service Award Finalists for our services in Waste and Recycling; Public Protection; Best Housing Regeneration and Homelessness multi-agency work, showing that the City of Wolverhampton Council is truly an organisation striving for daily excellence in all we do.

Equal Opportunities

The City of Wolverhampton Council employs over 5,000 people in more than 600 different trades and professions. We are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria.  The council operate a guaranteed interview policy for veterans who have served in the military, those who have previously been under our care and are under the age of 25 and disabled candidates, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post is met.

A Great City to Live and Work

The city has seen rapid developments with major projects like the i54, Way Youth Zone and i10 and more exciting developments are planned for the westside of the city. The leisure-led mixed user scheme includes a multi-screen cinema, restaurants, bars, hotel, multi-storey car park and apartments, all accessible by foot from our city centre.

We benefit from being in a prime location, with excellent transport links at the heart of the UK’s high speed rail and motorway networks, making us an employer of choice for people across the West Midlands.

Wolverhampton is rated as one of the top cities in the UK for families. Almost 90 per cent of the city’s primary and secondary schools are rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The City also offers a wide range of family friendly facilities with stunning parks and green spaces and top entertainment attractions such as Wolverhampton Art Gallery, the Civic and Wulfrun Halls and the Grand Theatre all of which attract top acts such as Jimmy Carr, Gary Barlow, World Darts Competition, upcoming bands and West End productions.

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Why Work for City of Wolverhampton Council?

We invest heavily in skills and training for our employees; you will develop and grow with us through your time, benefiting from regular professional development conversations, and varied training opportunities.

We offer a wide range of benefits including competitive salaries that progress within different grades for the variety of jobs on offer. The majority of our positions offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days - this increases with length of service. There is also an added option to buy up to 10 days additional leave in each leave year. New entrants also benefit from 8 days bank holiday entitlement (basic leave entitlement of 33 days).

The council offers an excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employee and employer contributions based on salary grades and other benefits including:

  • Index linked pension
  • Option to convert your pension for tax-free cash when you retire
  • Retirement on the grounds of ill-health at any age.

The council also offers a wide range of flexible working options to fit in around your commitments including:

  • Flexi-time
  • Reduced hours working
  • Job share
  • Homeworking
  • Term time only

Other rewards

  • Discounted city parking at a number of sites with reduced charges for blue badge holders
  • Annual Travel Card Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme for cars - with a wide range of ‘green’ vehicles, cycles and associated equipment, personal IT equipment and smartphones
  • Retail, leisure, legal and ethical savings and loans through our competitive rewards portal

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Civic Centre
St. Peter's Square
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
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