Inclusion Leader at Draper’S Mills - Full-time

Drapers Mills Primary Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2017-173L
  • Posted:27/06/2022
  • Pay:L7 - L11
  • Start Date:January 2023 (or earlier if possible)
  • App Close Date:31/08/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Job Title: Inclusion Leader at Draper’s Mills 

(including Cluster Inclusion coordinator supporting the other four  primary academies in the East region)

Thanet region

Salary/ salary range: L7-L11 (£49,743-54,891) Start date: January 2023 (or earlier if possible)

Are you a positive, influential leader who can strategically direct and develop the SEND/Inclusion provision across a number of settings? 

Do you have a passion for ensuring that all children get the highest quality education and are relentless in your drive for excellence? 

Do you have a talent for enabling every child to reach their potential? 

Can you inspire and support colleagues to break down barriers so that every day counts? 

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join TKAT as an Inclusion lead working across five Primary Schools in Thanet.

For this role you will:

Be a qualified SENDCo with at least three years experience and working towards or has completed the National SENDCo award.

Have demonstrable school leadership and management skills and experience, a commitment to professional development, and the personal qualities to build strong relationships with all stakeholders including parents, governors and colleagues at all levels across all four schools.

Be an outstanding teacher, passionate about children’s learning and welfare and with high expectations for all learners.

Need a secure understanding of how to implement effective Inclusion resources, strategies and provision to bring about improved outcomes is essential.

Be dedicated to meeting the needs of every child within the school, and we would expect you to be able to evidence a passion for supporting children with SEND/Inclusion within your career to date.

For an informal discussion and to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Jenni Richards (Director of Education for Primary East region) by email at: 

Working for TKAT:

In return, as an employee of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), you will benefit from:

  • A wide variety of opportunities for professional development, including the potential to develop your career at more than one TKAT academy;
  • Opportunities to work flexibly, where possible;
  • Our support for your wellbeing at work; and
  • The rewards of working to improve the life chances of our pupils.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview - should you be selected and invited  to interview please let us know if you require usto adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will. 

Information about the school

Drapers Mills Primary Academy is a primary school for children aged 4-11 years in Margate, Kent.

This is a school rated GOOD by Ofsted (2018).

"Inclusion underpins every aspect of school life" (Ofsted, 2018)

As part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) we are a forward looking and innovative school with excellent staff who are committed to our vision statement; Inspiring Minds, Shaping Futures.

Our school values underpin our teaching pedagogy and our motivation for teaching:

Respect Endeavour Fairness Leadership Enjoyment Contribution Trust

We can offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and networking within our family of schools in Thanet and beyond.

Drapers Mills Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure, social media and barring service check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kathleen Davis
  • Address:St Peter's Footpath, Margate, Kent, CT9 2SP
  • Telephone: (01843) 223989
  • Email:

Fax: 01843 230679


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).