Irwin Avenue, Rednal, Birmingham, B45 8QY

0121 453 2520

Rednal Hill Junior School

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Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion Leader)

Salary Range: L7-12

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent


The Governing Body wish to appoint an inspirational and creative Assistant Headteacher to play a pivotal role, here at Rednal Hill Junior School, in pupil, staff and school development. This exciting and dynamic role requires a passionate and visionary practitioner who is committed to driving school improvement and establishing excellence for all. The leadership position will require a motivational innovator who strives to continually develop and improve a highly inclusive community and curriculum. We pride ourselves on being a school that is committed to providing children with the very best start in life and are fortunate to work with pupils who are enthused and keen to learn. The school has been on an exciting and upward journey of school improvement over the last few years and we are proud of the successes and achievements we have made and the impact that this has had on children’s lives. We are now seeking an inspiring leader that will join our dedicated team in continuing our drive for excellence.

The candidate will already be able to demonstrate:

  • Evidence of vision, initiative and leadership in managing change to enhance and raise standards at a whole school level
  • A passion for improving the lives of the most vulnerable.
  • Evidence of successfully line managing staff to improve outcomes for all
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Job purpose

Under the direction of the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher:

  • Support the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher in the day-to-day management of the school
  • To be an active member of the school leadership team. The school thrives on a collaborative leadership approach designed to secure the achievement of the school’s strategic priorities
  • To have a significant and direct impact on the quality of teaching, learning and progress paying particular attention to vulnerable pupils who may experience difficulties at any given time in their school career.
  • To be the named lead for safeguarding and behaviour
  • To lead the Inclusion Team, to support the successful implementation of the above, including line management of:
    • SENDCO
    • Learning Mentors (x2)
    • DSLs
  • To lead:
    • On pupils’ personal development across the school
    • PSHE & RSE building on the already good/outstanding practice in place
    • The schools LAC approach
  • Keep up to date with developments in education
  • Seek training and continuing professional development to meet own needs


If you are interested in working in an exciting, forward-thinking school, with a real focus on ‘improving the life chances of children’, then we would like to hear from you.


Closing Date for letters of interest: Thursday 12th May at 12pm

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17th May

For further details please contact Gemma Hall (Senior Office Manager) on 0121 453 2520 or


Rednal Hill Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Inclusion Leader/SENDCo


Individual School Range MPR /UPR plus SEN Allowance (£2270 rising to £4470 for Candidates achieving the National Award for SEN Coordination - NASENCo)


Start date: September 2022 or earlier if possible

Rednal Hill will require a new SENDCo, from September 2022 or earlier, if possible, to take on this vital role at our school.

  • The post will be full-time
  • Will be non-class based
  • Involve being a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)


Successful applicants must have at least 3- 5 years successful teaching experience within the primary age range.


This SENDCo role requires you to be a highly motivated, inspiring, innovative, solution-focused and have the desire to effectively manage and lead SEND provision across the school to ensure the best possible outcomes for this vulnerable group of learners. The role will not be a class-based role but candidates will be expected to support under-performing children through group and 1-1 provision. Candidates must possess qualified teacher status and, if successfully appointed to the permanent position in September, be willing to work towards completing the National SENDCo Masters level qualification if not already attained.


The successful candidates must have:

  • outstanding communication skills
  • the desire to be the ‘champion’ for this group of pupils
  • the highest expectations of teaching and learning
  • a record of good/outstanding classroom practice
  • excellent organisational skills and the ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • the desire and ability to effectively lead and manage a team of 5 SEND TAs
  • the acumen to successfully liaise with other professionals and outside agencies
  • the inter-personal skills to build effective relationships with parents and carers
  • the resilience and ability to remain calm and solution-focused in challenging situations


The SENDCo responsibilities will include:

  • working collaboratively with class teachers, teaching assistants and the pastoral team
  • provide advice and support to enable staff to offer high quality provision to SEND pupils
  • leading an established team to ensure good progress continues to be made by pupils with SEND
  • ensuring the school meets all statutory requirements with regards to SEND provision and policy requirements in line with the SEND Code of Practice
  • liaising with a variety of other professionals and outside agencies to ensure that the needs of all pupils are identified and met
  • co-ordinating the assessment process for children who require an EHCP
  • co-ordinating the collation of information and the creation of SEND Support Provision Plans to secure funding for the school
  • advising and supporting the parents of pupils on the SEND register
  • being part of the SLT team to further improve SEND provision



  • understanding of trauma informed and attachment aware practice
  • experience of effectively contributing to provision mapping for vulnerable/disadvantaged pupils
  • understanding of accessibility plans
  • experience of adding content to a website (in the role it will be necessary to maintain the SEND section of the website)


We offer:

  • A dedicated, hardworking cohesive team who all share the school’s values and ethos
  • A supportive Head Teacher and Governing Body
  • A happy, caring working environment
  • Motivated, enthusiastic children.


Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 2022 at 12pm


We invite prospective applicants to visit school on:


  • Tuesday 10th May - 2pm
  • Wednesday 11th May - 4pm
  • Monday 16th May - 2pm


Interviews will be held Thursday 26th May 2022


To book a school visit and request an application form, please contact Ms Gemma Hall on 0121 423 2520 or email


Rednal Hill Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Level 3 Inclusion Support Assistant/Learning Mentor

Permanent Contract

32.5 hours per week, term time only

Full time from 1st September, or sooner if possible.

At Rednal Hill Junior School we are seeking to appoint an Inclusion Support Assistant/Learning Mentor to join our well-established, dedicated and passionate Inclusion Team. Our school has a wonderfully diverse community which it serves, and we are committed to engaging and communicating effectively with children, families and outside agencies to ensure that children feel happy, safe and successful in their learning.

We are looking for an applicant who is: committed, enthusiastic, flexible and creative in their ability to support children with additional needs, and in particular, those who require support with the development of their social skills and emotional literacy. The ability to develop good working relationships and be an effective communicator is essential, to enable you to work successfully with our children, parents, visiting professionals and outside agencies to ensure the best possible outcomes for all our pupils.

The successful applicant will be a key member of the school’s Pastoral Team, and willing to undertake Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) training to enable them to work effectively alongside our existing DSLs to manage Safeguarding on a day to day basis.

We can offer the applicant the opportunity to work in a welcoming, nurturing and forward-thinking school with wonderful pupils, friendly and supportive staff and a responsive and pro-active Leadership team. We are committed to staff wellbeing and opportunities for continued professional development.

If you would like to come and visit our school, this is encouraged and can be facilitated at the following times:

Monday 9th May, 2:00pm or 4:00pm

Wednesday 11th May 2:00pm or 4:00pm

Friday 13th May 2:00pm or 4:00pm

Closing Date: Midday 12:00pm Tuesday 17th May

Interviews will be held on: Monday 23rd May

To arrange to attend one of the scheduled visits and/or obtain further details and application forms please contact Ms. Gemma Hall on 0121 453 2520 or email:

Rednal Hill Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.