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Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion) - Part-time

Fairview Community Primary, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-3759-42L
  • Posted:14/11/2022
  • Pay:Leadership Scale points 2 - 6
  • Start Date:Jan or April 2023
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tba


Part Time Assistant Head Teacher (Inclusion) 0.6fte

Leadership Scale 2 – 6

Ideally required from January 2023 (although an April start could be negotiable for the right candidate)

An exciting opportunity for a dynamic teacher to lead SEND Provision across our large primary school

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher responsible for Inclusion.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with the ability to lead SEND provision across our school from Nursery to Year 6, and to play an active role on our SLT. 

The AHT for Inclusion will lead the pastoral team which comprises of a part time SENCo, Family Support Manager and Learning Mentor, as well as line managing a large team of Teaching Assistants.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate:-

Suitability to work with children

  • A sound understanding of strategies for removing barriers to learning and be able to demonstrate these in practice in the classroom
  • Experience, skills and knowledge about SEND and inclusion
  • Proven leadership skills, and be a professional role model
  • An up to date understanding of the requirements of the SEND Code of Practice and hold the National Award for SEN Co-ordinators
  • Knowledge and experience of being a DSL

In return, Fairview offers: 

  • well behaved and motivated children who are willing to learn;
  • the support of a good and hard working staff team;
  • a well resourced, vibrant school;
  • a creative curriculum;
  • a range of opportunities for professional development and
  • a team of experienced and highly motivated Teaching Assistants

Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check as well as other safer recruitment procedures which will include an online search.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Visits to the school are welcomed and if you would like to discuss the role further with the Headteacher, please contact Julie Trundle, School Business Manager (trunj001@fairviewprimary.medway.sch.uk) or telephone the school office (01634 338710).

Closing date for applications:  Monday 5th December at noon

Information about the school

Fairview Community Primary School is a three form entry primary school with nursery provision. We have extensive outside learning space, well resourced classrooms and a strong staff team who all work together in partnership to ensure the best outcomes for children. The school is friendly with incredible community spirit and a high level of parental engagement. We also have onsite childcare provision from 3 months.

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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.