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Head of SEND and Additional Needs - Graveney School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Us

Full time, Permanent
Start date September 2023


Would you like the opportunity to work as part of a team of highly experienced and ambitious colleagues? Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-18 School, situated in South West London, SW17 with the benefit of being situated in beautiful campus style surroundings with excellent facilities and a warm community atmosphere. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing the professional skills and career opportunities of our staff, within a supportive and collaborative environment

Designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in November 2022 and widely recognised as one of the top 100 state funded schools in the country.

“Top-performing local school again, based on an aggregation of the five key accountability measures…” The Times

Joining us, you will lead and deliver an exceptionally high standard of SEND and additional needs provision to make a real difference to the lives of pupils and help us generate the capacity for further exciting change and development in teaching and learning within our school.
As well as being a highly motivated individual looking for a high-profile role, you will have excellent proven leadership and management skills and be able to demonstrate a firm dedication to SEND education, as well as having proven experience of identifying, evaluating and providing effective strategies for pupils with SEND and other vulnerable groups.
At Graveney, we are committed to delivering a broad and exciting curriculum to all of our students. We are a school with the highest aspirations and ensure exemplary standards of behaviour. We consistently achieve outstanding examination outcomes at both GCSE and A level; however, we believe in far more than academic success. Our curriculum encompasses a full range of experiences that will develop our students into confident, resilient and successful young adults with the prospect of a great future.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

For further information and to apply, please visit: www.graveney.org/recruitment
Electronic applications should be returned to
recruitment@graveney.wandsworth.sch.uk

Hard copy applications should be posted or hand-delivered to the HR department, Graveney School, Welham Road, Tooting, SW17 9BU.

In accordance with Graveney Trust’s commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, applicants must complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of the application forms attached to this advert in order to be considered for shortlisting. Applicants who submit only one single part of the application form will not be processed.

Closing date: 15 June 2023 (at noon)
Interview: Week commencing 19 June 2023


Please note that applications will be considered for shortlisting as and when they are received, and the Trust reserves the right to close the advert at any time prior to the closing date.

Graveney Trust is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the well-being and safety of staff and students. All our employees, volunteers and contractors share this commitment and we will carry out Enhanced DBS checks for all appointments as well ensuring that our rigorous pre-recruitment checks are strictly adhered to.
We foster an inclusive culture that promotes equality of opportunity and values diversity creating an environment where the rights and dignity of all members of our community are respected. We promote a culture that allows staff to grow and flourish, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs, this vacancy is not open to recruitment agencies.

Graveney School
(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)
Welham Road
Tooting, London
SW17 9BU
Tel: 020 8682 7000
Website: www.graveney.org
Principal: Cynthia Rickman



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