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Assistant Headteacher

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St Mark's Catholic Primary School
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Salary details:
£43,249 - £47,732 pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
10 September 2020 12:00 PM
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0.6 FTE, Thursday all day, flexible by agreement thereafter.

*Pastoral and Inclusion including SENDCo and DSL.

We are a friendly and welcoming one form entry Catholic School that seeks a passionate, enthusiastic and caring Senior Leader to join our team of staff for immediate start or from 1 January 2021.

At St. Mark's, we are committed to providing a stimulating and exciting learning environment in which all pupils are highly receptive to learning. If you firmly believe that inclusion is at the heart of a successful school, and that relationships are key, then we want to hear from you.

Essentially, we are looking for an exceptional teacher with SEND and leadership experience with exceptional pastoral care who will maintain our Gold standard SMSC curriculum as well as leading our Designated Safeguarding team alongside the Headteacher. Ideally you will hold the National SENCo Qualification or be willing to train upon appointment.

Safeguarding children is of prime concern to us and all relevant checks will be undertaken.

Roll: 214; age 4 - 11.

You will:

  • support and promote the Catholic Ethos of St Mark's
  • be an experienced primary school teacher who models best practice (there is a weekly KS2 teaching commitment attached to the role)
  • possess excellent interpersonal and intrapersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with children, colleagues, parents, governors, diocese and external agencies
  • be flexible, adaptable and resilient, able to organise workload efficiently and competently yet still willing to contribute to the wider life of the school
  • interpret screening tests and identify appropriate interventions and monitor the impact of such interventions
  • have an awareness of Education Healthcare Plans and up-to-date knowledge of the SEN code of practice
  • be passionate in supporting others to ensure that children with SEN and disadvantaged and poorer pupils reach their full potential
  • lead the exceptional Pastoral Care provided at St Mark's
  • lead the school's behaviour management based on restorative justice so as to maintain our pupil's excellent attitude to learning
  • maintain the school's Gold standard SMSC curriculum and promote children's personal development
  • undertake the role as the Designated Safeguarding lead with the Headteacher
  • contribute to the Senior Leadership Team
  • exhibit the expertise and determination to integrate inclusion into all areas of school life.

In return, we can offer

  • delightful, well behaved children
  • well-resourced school with extensive grounds
  • a high functioning collegiate team of dedicated professionals who care for and support each other
  • fully supportive governors, parents and parish
  • a forward-thinking school with high standards and rich learning experiences
  • generous staff well-being charter to ensure the job is rewarding and fulfilling
  • a team of experienced and highly skilled LSAs
  • ongoing investment in high quality CPD
  • employee assistance programme.

An application pack is available to download from the related information section.

Completed applications to be returned via email to: admin@st-marks.suffolk.sch.uk

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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