Assistant Principal SENDCO (Inclusion Lead)

Sunnyside Primary Academy (Northamptonshire)

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Salary: Leadership Scale 1- 4

We are looking for an exceptionally enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Principal SENDCo (Inclusion Lead) to join our Senior Leadership Team here at Sunnyside Academy, on a full time, permanent basis.

About the role:

This role forms a key part of the Senior Leadership Team. You will be playing a critical role in leading the strategic direction of Inclusion in the academy, alongside the Senior Leadership Team, ensuring that the highest of standards are achieved with regards to student attitudes & behaviour, teaching & learning and student outcomes. You will also be supporting the Senior Leadership Team in the wider strategic direction of the academy.

As the SENDCo (Inclusion Lead) for the academy you will ensure access to the curriculum for all pupils with Special Educational Needs, Disabilities, Mental Health and EAL within the academy and will be responsible for the effective co-ordination and identification of need, appropriate intervention, and mentoring. You will also monitor and evaluate the impact of the interventions for all pupils requiring additional support.

About us:

Sunnyside Primary Academy is an established primary school, located in the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton. All our staff aims to ensure that children grow into happy, confident individuals with a passion for learning and are dedicated to making every child feel valued, encouraging them to do their best. At the Sunnyside Primary Academy, we want our children to be happy, confident individuals with a passion for learning. We believe every child should feel valued and encouraged to achieve their absolute best in all aspects of academy life.

You will deliver our broad curriculum, mixing academic achievement and progress with the life skills and compassion that pupils need to thrive in the modern world. Please call 01604 842958 or email for further details regarding the role.

In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

· Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7

· Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round

· Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays

· A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.