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Assistant Head Teacher Inclusion & SEND

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£47,479 - £52,067
Gwyn Jones Primary School, Hainault Road, Leytonstone, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week. 1 FTE.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/03/2020 at 16:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Assistant Head teacher – Inclusion and SEND

Leadership range 4 - 8.

For September 2020 (or earlier) we are looking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Inclusion and SEND to join our team of enthusiastic and supportive senior leaders and teachers.

At Gwyn Jones Primary School, we are very proud to be a culturally diverse and  inclusive school that is committed to ensuring we aspire to and achieve our motto of “Inspire and Empower” for all members of our community.

We are a Rights Respecting School and we provide a rich, creative and challenging curriculum which inspires children’s curiosity and empowers our pupils to have a voice and be knowledgeable, active global citizens. We have high aspirations for our pupils and we are fully committed to ensuring every child achieves their very best in a safe and nurturing environment.

The successful candidate will ideally have a minimum of three years’ experience at a middle leadership level and will have an uncompromising passion for teaching; they will be relentless in securing the academic achievement and emotional well-being of every child and believe they can make an outstanding contribution to ensuring the best start for all of our pupils.


Visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange a school visit; please contact the school office manager Mary Hare via the school office on 020 8556 7904 or via email


For the application form please telephone on 020 8556 7904 (Mon - Fri 9 am till 4 pm) or email the school at or download from the school website


Closing date:         Monday 23rd March at 4pm

Shortlisting date:     Wednesday 25th March

Interview (full day):     Tuesday 31st March


Please note: All shortlisted candidates will be asked to teach a lesson on the interview day.


The Schools in this Authority are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.