Deputy Headteacher SENDCo

Job title: Deputy Headteacher and SENDCo

Salary and scale point/grade: Leadership 4-9

Contract type: Permanent

Due to our current Deputy Headteacher moving out of London, Comet Nursery School and Children’s Centre is now looking to appoint a dynamic, creative and innovative Deputy Headteacher to join our outstanding team. We are a busy, vibrant and diverse school and children’s centre in the heart of Hoxton. We are an inclusive setting and our learning environment is well resourced. We value the principals of early education and developing children’s learning through open ended meaningful play.

We are looking for an outstanding Deputy Headteacher who:

  • Is committed to the principals of early education
  • Is passionate about the outcomes for our children and their families
  • Has a deep knowledge and understanding of inclusive provision and supporting children with additional needs
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can lead, model and develop high quality teaching and learning throughout the school and centre
  • Can motivate, enthuse and inspire staff and children
  • Has a commitment to the inclusive ethos and our values at Comet

At Comet we will offer you:

  • A committed, experienced and established staff team
  • Energetic and inquisitive children who are eager to learn
  • The opportunity to work in a welcoming and diverse community
  • A strong senior leadership team with an opportunity to further shape our vision
  • Training for the SENDCo qualification if needed
  • Support to further develop your skills and knowledge in leading and developing our open ended curriculum
  • The opportunity to lead the curriculum in our 2 year old provision

The post is to start in January 2022. Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by calling the school office.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 7th October at 3pm

Interview date: Friday 15th October

Name of contact at school for queries: Denise Davis-Boreham

Phone number of contact at school for queries: 020 7749 9850

Email address of contact at school for queries: admin@comet.hackney.sch.uk