Assistant Principal with Responsibility for Whole School Inclusion

Ref: Wade Deacon Trust
Date posted: 04/09/2019
Closing date: 13/09/2019 12:00 PM
Hours per week: Full Time
Salary: £41,989 - £46,430 per annum
Location: Yew Tree Academy, Halewood
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Assistant Principal with Responsibility for
Whole School Inclusion
(This role has a teaching commitment of up to 2 days per week)
Leadership L3 - L7
£41,989 – £46,430
Permanent - Full Time
To start: 1st January 2020 (or earlier)
We seek to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Senior Leader to join our successful and inclusive one form entry school with Designated Specialist Provision -10 mainstream classes and 3 classes within the DSP. We pride ourselves on our high expectations, commitment to ensuring pupil progress and high quality teaching and learning provision for all.  You will share these values be able to enthuse and motivate our children with your passion and creative teaching, presence and personality. You will be ambitious and will embrace being part of moving our Academy to outstanding.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader, whose passion is SEND and inclusion. You will be the driving force in shaping the future of our unique school and be at the forefront of providing innovative and inclusive educational opportunities for all.
Yew Tree Primary Academy has a clear vision of ‘Excellence for All’, with a continued commitment to making a difference for all of our children, with superb care, nurture and support as the foundation stones of our inclusive approach.  With an unwavering child-centred ethos, we put our children at the heart of every decision we make.  On the 1st September 2018 Yew Tree Primary Academy joined the Wade Deacon Trust with a joint commitment to excellence.
We can offer you fantastic, eager children and supportive parents. Our dynamic and friendly staff are passionate about raising standards and aspirations for all children.  Our school is well resourced and has a supportive and reflective Senior Leadership Team, Governing Body and Multi Academy Trust. We have a whole school commitment to professional development, as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our pupils. As a member of the Wade Deacon Trust, we can offer you numerous exciting opportunities to further develop your career.
About the School

Yew Tree Primary Academy is a one form entry school with 252 pupils on roll, including Nursery and Designated Specialist Provision. In the most recent Ofsted report (December 2013), the school was judged to be a ‘Good’ school. On the 1st September 2019, Yew Tree Primary Academy joined the Wade Deacon Multi-Academy Trust.  During the academic year 2018/19 the schools was judged as one of Knowsley’s ‘Most Improved Performers’ at the end of Key Stage 2 with writing and mathematics outcomes increasing by 40%.
For the second year running, the school has been awarded flagship status for inclusion through the Inclusion Quality Mark.  The most recent report stated that:
‘In terms of inclusion, Yew Tree Primary Academy is an outstanding school in every sense, with superb care, nurture and support as the foundation stones of its inclusive approach and are at the heart of everything that happens on a daily basis at the school’
The school is conveniently located within 10 minutes of the M62, and 10 minutes’ walk from Halewood train station.
You will have to meet the requirements of our Person Specification and be subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check.
Yew Tree Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory medical clearance and evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

To arrange a visit around the school, please contact Mrs Cathy Graham, School Administrator on 0151 477 8950.

Closing Date: 12 noon – Friday, 13 September 2019
Shortlisting: Friday, 13 September 2019
Observations: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Interviews: Tuesday, 24 September 2019

How to apply

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