Robert Owen Nursery School Assistant Head – Inclusion – SEND

Employer: Robert Owen Nursery School

Closing Date: 9am 24/06/24

Location: Greenwich

Job Title: Assistant Head – Inclusion, SEND 

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Full-time/part-time/other: Full time

Salary: L4-L6 depending on experience


 We are also looking for an Assistant Head:

Come and join our outstanding nursery school as an Assistant Head as soon as possible and lead on all aspects of inclusion. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in our vibrant community which values individuality and celebrates differences.

Robert Owen is an outstanding maintained nursery school in the heart of Greenwich, delivering high-quality  education to children aged two, three and four years.  Inclusive and nurturing, we have been serving our richly diverse community of local children and families for many years.  Ambitious for all our children, we engage them in play-based learning and empower them to become confident, independent and resilient learners.

You will –

  • Be an excellent teacher with high aspirations for all children and a strong understanding of Early Years education
  • Have the mandatory qualification for SEN coordination (or be willing to complete this within 3 years of appointment) or relevant experience
  • Have a proven track record of improving outcomes for SEND children
  • Be committed to collaborative working and a resourceful and reflective leader who can inspire, motivate and guide others
  • Be efficient and well-organised

We can offer you –

  • The chance to make a difference for our fabulous children
  • A supportive and friendly staff team and an inclusive and richly diverse community
  • A purpose-built setting designed for young children with a wonderful garden in the heart of Greenwich
  • A commitment to your own professional development and opportunities to work alongside other leaders within our partnership and cluster
  • An exciting curriculum
  • A great location with strong transport links

In this leadership role, you will work closely with the Executive Headteacher and Head of School to implement our ambitious vision for the future. We look forward to hearing from candidates who are passionate about inclusion and equality of opportunity and are keen to work with our committed staff team and governing body.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. To arrange a visit or talk with a senior leader, please telephone: 020 8858 0529.

​Robert Owen is committed to ensuring that our school community practises anti-racist behaviours and has a culture that values equality and diversity.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. All posts within the school are subject to an enhanced DBS check. An online search will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates in line with KCSIE guidelines. We welcome applications from all sections of the community,

regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.​

Closing date: 9am on Monday 24th June 2024

Interview: Wednesday 26th June or Thursday 27th June (this will be finalised following shortlisting)

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