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JOB TITLE: Assistant Headteacher – SENDCo & Personal Development Lead TEMP/PERM: Full time. Permanent.

GRADE SALARY: L3-7 (£46,548 to £51,470)

Starting date 1st September 2023


Main Duties and Responsibilities

The new Assistant Headteacher will work closely with all members of the Senior Leadership Team, Phase Leaders and the wider Inclusion team to champion the very best provision for any child with Special Educational Needs at our school. They will support teachers to ensure the provision for pupils with SEN in their class is excellent. This role will involve working closely with families of children with SEMH and SEN.


The school aims to develop the whole child in an environment which is caring, calm, purposeful and happy, and one which respects others and recognises individual needs. We pride ourselves on ensuring that when our children leave Nether Green Junior they are ready to embark on the next step of their learning journey.


We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher who will:

• be a visible and accessible leader, promoting the school and working with parents, carers and the wider community

• share their SEND knowledge and continue to draw on research to improve and further develop our provision across school whilst working within the framework of the SEN Code of Practice

• lead, manage and organise others and the provision for our most vulnerable children • be solution-focused and have the strategic vision to secure the best outcomes for the school in a changing education environment

• work with the senior leadership to lead an outward-looking school which values collaboration and seeks opportunities to work with other schools

• develop leadership throughout Nether Green Junior School, driving the professional development of all our staff members while maintaining our happy, productive workplace


We are looking for someone who is flexible and enthusiastic and has the ability to become an asset to our school, and, just as importantly, someone who will fit in with the school’s ethos, contribute to the school’s development continuing to ensure our development and improvement is maintained, and become involved in the life of the school.


Opportunity to View the School

Applicants are welcome to visit the school at one of the following times:

Wednesday 22nd March at 2:30pm

Thursday 23rd March at 4pm

Friday 24th March at 2:30pm

Thursday 30th March at 2:30pm and 4pm

Please ring to let us know if you wish to attend. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS check required for all posts.


Closing Date: Monday 17 April 12 noon

Completed forms should be returned to the school via email or hard copy.

Shortlisting: Tuesday 18th April

Interview Date: Monday 24th April

Applications should be returned to Mr W Allen (Headteacher) at the school address. (Fulwood Road, Sheffield S10 3QA) or via email to