Assistant Headteacher INCo

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About the role

We seek to appoint an Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion) to support vulnerable students to be able to successfully access a full mainstream curriculum.  The successful candidate will have the ability to lead our Inclusion and Achievement Centre and the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision.  The candidate should have the ability to support all staff to understand how to fulfil their statutory responsibilities for SEND

The successful candidate will have:

  • Worked successfully in two different secondary schools
  • An exceptional record of being an AHT (Inclusion) or an exceptional SENDCo who is looking for progression
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the SENDCo role
  • Ideally a SEND qualification

The school is part of the Government’s Priority School Building Programme.  Work has started at the school on the creation of new buildings and improvements to the school layout including new science laboratories, teaching spaces and a new swimming pool, which forms part of the new sports complex including a sports hall, which will benefit students for years to come.

Visits to the school are welcome or should you wish to discuss this role further please contact the Headteacher, Mr Sam Orsborne, either by telephone: 01442 394141 or email via the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Louise Dorey at  Further details about the school can also be found on the school website

If you have not heard from the school by the closing date of this advert, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.  Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received




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Contact details

Mrs Louise Dorey , PA to Headteacher
The Astley Cooper School St Agnells Lane Hemel Hempstead
Herts HP2 7HL

Telephone: 01442 394141
Fax: 01442 401407
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