Assistant Headteacher:

Whole-school leader for special educational needs (SENCo), behaviour and inclusion


Leadership Scale 4- 8

  • Do you share our commitment for high standards for all, and particularly our pupils with special education needs?


The role

Working in a high performing school, and as a member of our senior team, you will lead our inclusion work, as our SENCO, to ensure all of our pupils achieve excellence in both their academic and personal development. You will also be responsible for supporting our staff as our behaviour leader so that pupils continue to show outstanding behaviour and attitudes to learning. In addition, you will be one of our designated senior leaders for safeguarding, helping to maintain our strong culture of safeguarding and playing a leading role in promoting our pupils’ well-being.


You will already have had some successes in school management. As a member of our senior team, you will work alongside an experienced team of senior leaders to help shape the school’s strategic development. You will have a successful primary teaching experience and be able to draw on this to support you in this role.


The applicant should either have the appropriate National Award certification, or be committed to work towards gaining this qualification.


The school

Aston Tower is a popular two-form entry multi-cultural school that serves a community which really values and supports our work. We have friendly, responsive and enthusiastic children whose attitudes to learning were described as ‘excellent’ by Ofsted along with their ‘outstanding’ behaviour. Our staff team are skilled, caring and committed; trustees are keen to be involved and are highly supportive. The school is very well resourced. Our well-kept modern premises are set in spacious grounds which lend themselves to being further developed to promote our pupils’ learning. We have a full time nursery which plays an important role in our school’s success.


Potential candidates are invited to visit the school and discuss this opportunity with the Headteacher, Jonathan Moore. Please email to arrange an appointment.

Further details and an application form are available on our website


Closing date: Monday 26th April 2021 at 1pm.

Closing Date: 26 April 2021, 1.00pm


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