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Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-26-L
  • Posted:15/09/2022
  • Pay:L3 – L7 (£44,331 – £49,019)
  • Start Date:Monday 31st October or January 2023
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Friday 7th October 2022

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Westcourt Primary School is looking to recruit an innovative, strategic, and inspirational Assistant Head Teacher -Inclusion to join our staff team in October 2022 or January 2023. Applicants will develop an effective practice for pupils so that specific needs are addressed, and pupils experience success and achieve academic and personal goals. You will work closely with our staff team to coordinate, plan, and assess the SEND provision in our school.

We are looking for:

  • An outstanding qualified teacher with an excellent record of raising standards for all.
  • Passionate about developing the whole child.
  • An inspirational role model and leader.
  • Able to work in partnership with the SLT and Governors, leading on SEND.
  • Able to lead and manage staff in developing and implementing effective provisions for SEND pupils.
  • Able to manage the interventions considered necessary for these pupils.
  • Experienced in working with outside agencies.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in working within the field of safeguarding.
  • Aware of how to support pupils with emotional and/or behaviour needs to access a mainstream curriculum.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in record preparation and keeping in relation to SEND pupils.
  • Has achieved or willing to achieve the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinator qualification.

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a school with a strong staff team.
  • Happy children who enjoy being at school and are engaged in their learning.
  • Continuing professional development.
  • A good range of possible avenues for career progression.
  • A bright, inviting classroom environment and grounds.
  • A committed leadership team.
  • Staff wellbeing day.


If you would like to visit the school, please get in touch with the Headteacher, Miss Sexton, at the following email address to arrange a school visit: headteacher@westcourt.kent.sch.uk.

Westcourt is situated east of Gravesend, offering quick links to the A2/M2. The site is extensive, giving staff good car parking facilities, a dedicated PPA room, and a staff room. The building is well-maintained, offering a good working environment. The school values staff well-being and support is put in place for new staff members to integrate into the school community quickly. The school is well-resourced, and there are opportunities for continued professional development.

We work in collaboration with our Trust, The Primary First Trust, which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley.  This gives us a vast support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence.

An application pack is attached to this advert, and completed application forms should be emailed to headteacher@westcourt.kent.sch.uk. By noon on Friday 30th September 2022.

The Primary First Trust & Westcourt Primary & Nursery School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and will carry out an Enhanced DBS on the successful candidate.





Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.