Assistant Head Teacher - Inclusion / SENCO

Job Title:         Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion/SENCO

Location:        Underley Gardens School

Salary:             £38,000 - £41,000 per annum

Hours:             Monday to Friday, term time only

Contract:         Permanent

Visits to Underley Garden School are Welcome to all applicants!

Are you an innovative Assistant Headteacher committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Headteacher to join our fantastic team at Underley Gardens School. As Assistant Headteacher, you will support our Headteacher in school management, delivering our pupils educational needs, maximising children’s achievement, and their ability to develop.

This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher who is looking for the chance to bring innovation and creativity to inspire learning in an SEN/ASC environment for children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be the custodian of our strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.

In partnership with our Headteacher, you will deliver clear, authentic leadership to our multidisciplinary team, establishing school aims and objectives, ensuring high levels of quality and compliance and working collaboratively to develop appropriate, individualised programmes of learning for our children.

Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher, with the experience, leadership skills and vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Educated to degree level or equivalent with Qualified Teacher Status, you will be experienced in an SEN/ASC environment, enjoy leading a team, and be genuinely motivated by helping every child to reach their potential.

About us

The young people who attend Underley Garden all have an EHCP/statement of special educational needs. Underley meets the needs of a range of SEN including Autism, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health & Medical needs and related behavioural difficulties.

For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care. 

Why join Options Autism?

Benefits

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Closing date: 13th July

Interviews: week beginning 18th July

Start date: as soon as possible, September if possible


Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.


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