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Deputy Headteacher of Inclusion – ATAM Academy

Salary: L10-L14 on the Leadership Pay Scale (currently £60,071 - £64,700)

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Firstly, thank you for your interest in becoming part of ATAM Academy. This is a very exciting and unique opportunity in working a faith school; developing policy and procedures and putting these into operation so that we become ‘an Academy to be proud of’.

ATAM Academy is part of the Khalsa Academies Trust and is our first “all-through” school.  KAT is a Multi Academy Trust with 2 other secondary schools based in Stoke Poges, Slough and Wolverhampton.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a colleague to join the senior leadership team at ATAM Academy by becoming the Deputy Headteacher of Inclusion. This leadership role will secure exceptional provision for students with additional needs, design, develop, publicise and promote the ethos, structures and systems to achieve this goal.

We are looking for someone who can lead this area of our work with kindness, warmth and dynamism, but also with total clarity, relentless consistency and a refusal to accept anything other than the very highest possible standards.

The successful candidate will play a major role under the overall direction of the Principal who will be empowered to improve policy, process and practice in Inclusion and SEND.

We are looking for someone who has a proven ability in strategic thinking and outstanding academic leadership, ensuring the Academy continues to provide high quality education for all our children in a caring, inclusive environment. The successful candidate will have experience at senior leadership level.

This post will enhance the senior leadership team of the academy and will take a lead role in all aspects of school improvement related to Inclusion and SEND. The post will include a teaching commitment commensurate to the role. Within your application you should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role stating examples of where you have had significant impact on academic standards. The Job Description and Person Specification are attached with this advertisement.

How to Apply

To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at ATAM school website.

Closing time and date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 18th January 2021

Shortlisting to take place on or after Tuesday 19th January 2021

Interview Day to be held on Friday 29th January 2021.

Please visit our website where you can read more about our school and the Khalsa Academies Trust.

For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Ishpreet Kaur, Office Manager.

Thank you again for your interest in this post and I look forward to receiving your application.

David Martin
Principal​ – ATAM Academy


Khalsa Academies Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. The Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors. All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.



We are looking for new governors at each of our schools and would warmly welcome applications from all faiths, backgrounds and communities.

We seek individuals who have an awareness of standards in public life, a determination to abide by them and the integrity to participate in collective decision-making in the best interests of the School.

Please find an attached job description for further information.

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