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Selby High School, Selby

Selby Locality Board Inclusion Lead

Salary: £53,380 - £58,959 Per annum, Pro rata
Grade: L6 - L10
Contract: Secondment
Hours: Part-time
Location: Hybrid (homeworking and Selby High School)

Closing Date: 3rd June 2024
Provisional Interview Date: 14th June 2024
Start Date: Jan 25 or sooner if possible for candidate

Part-time 2-year Secondment (or equivalent) part-time based at Selby High School 3 days a week (flexibility available) 

Selby Locality Board is looking to appoint an experienced candidate for the role of Inclusion Lead. This exciting role will be a two-year secondment (or equivalent), in which the successful candidate will work together with North Yorkshire Council’s SEND & Inclusion Officer to support the Locality Board to deliver its ambitious objectives around inclusion. This will include supporting schools to develop inclusive approaches within their schools, as well as working with a wide range of partners within the Locality Board and beyond to develop systems which help all children to engage with their education. The role is part time for three days a week, although there is flexibility around this, and the exact structure of the working week will be agreed with the successful candidate and their current employer.

We are looking for a hard-working candidate who is dedicated to ensuring that all young people benefit from a high-quality education, no matter what their barriers to learning. You will have previous experience of leading projects, working with a range of colleagues to improve outcomes for young people, and you will have an excellent knowledge of SEND practices and policies, particularly around SEMH and Communication and Interaction. This is a leadership role, and to be successful, you will be solution-focused and have an understanding of how schools, colleges, the local authority and other providers can work together to provide excellent opportunities.

The successful candidate will be employed by Selby High School, and will be line-managed by the Principal of Selby High, who is also the Chair of the Locality Board. Selby Locality Board has representatives from Early Years, Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form Colleges, Special Schools and together with the local authority works in partnership to improve SEND approaches across Selby District.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Jennie Holt at 

Key Documents

Job Description

Application Form

Key Dates

Closing Date: 3rd June 2024

Provisional Interview Date: 14th June 2024

Start Date: Jan 25 or sooner if possible for candidate

Completed applications should be sent to Jennie Holt.

If you do not receive an invite to interview by 7th June then we regret your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion, but we wish you every success in your future career.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken for shortlisted candidates as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.


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