Assistant Head with Send Responsibility

St John's CE Primary School Stratford Road Birmingham B11 4EA
24 Mar 2021
14 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
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Assistant Head with Send Responsibility

Salary Range: L6-10

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed term for one year September 2021 to August 2022 (maternity cover)

St John's CE Primary School

Stratford Road


B11 4EA

Telephone Number: 0121 675 1469

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 1 September 2021

St John's CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant two form entry Church School with a rich Christian ethos, serving a predominantly Muslim community, with an outstanding quality of education. We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher who will be responsible for leading and developing our excellent SEND provision. The role is an exciting opportunity for anyone who wants to improve outcomes for children with SEND and their families.

The role will include:

  • teaching sessions with children with complex SEND in our Learning Hub
  • developing and maintaining relationships with outside agencies
  • leading a team of Inclusion Support Assistants
  • running parent support groups, and developing the staff’s knowledge and skills so that they are able to meet the needs of all children within their classrooms

You will need to be able to inspire and motivate a team of people, develop positive relationships with parents and carers, and maintain and further develop our ethos of inclusion and equality for all. You will require high levels of knowledge about a range of special educational needs and disabilities and the ability to put this knowledge into practise. You will need to be excellent at prioritising tasks, organising paperwork and relentlessly pursuing SENAR! You will need to have a good working knowledge of the data across the school, in particular the data for children with SEND, and use this to shape provision effectively. You will work as part of the leadership team to shape and implement the vision for the next phase of the St John's journey; to give every child a truly inspirational educational experience, within a strong Christian framework.

Closing Date: 15 April 2021, midday

To download further information and an application pack, please visit our website, email  or call 0121 675 1469 to speak to Carolyn Seymour, Head Teacher.

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 all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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