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Deputy Head of Inclusion

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Grade K scp 39 £47,420 to scp 43 £51,515 per annum
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

The role will support the Head of Inclusion in the overall management and leadership of the Inclusive Education & Learning Team, including; the Re-engagement Team, Behaviour Support Service, Early Intervention team and Achievement, Cohesion and Integration Services. The post-holder will have direct responsibility for financial resources, managing the ACIS budget and will require knowledge of the Higher Needs funding and experience of managing service budgets including budget setting and long-term planning.

You will be responsible for day-to-day leadership and management of Inclusion Services and supporting with the strategic implementation of the Belonging in Bolton Strategy and the development of inclusive practice across Bolton.

You will play a lead role in improving outcomes for and raising achievement of children within alternative provision, deputising for the Head of Inclusion as appropriate at strategic meetings and management of Inclusion services. You will lead on key pieces of work aligned to the Bolton 2030 Vision working closely with schools and key partners to develop and enhance inclusive practice across settings in Bolton with the aim of reducing exclusions and promoting good attendance.

About You

The post-holder will require a good understanding and working knowledge of the legislation, guidance and processes around the suspension and permanent exclusion of pupils from maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units, including pupil movement.

You will be an experienced manager, educated to degree level and have experience of working in the area of inclusion or education.

About Us

This is your opportunity to join us at an exciting time as we have strong ambitions for the borough. 

Bolton is a great place to work. We are a welcoming organisation that wants to contribute to a place where people feel active, connected and prosperous. We are passionate about improving the outcomes and experience of Bolton people. We want Bolton to be a vibrant place built on strong cohesive communities, successful businesses and healthy, engaged residents.

As an employer we want to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment, by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits, including discounts and exclusive gym membership prices and salary sacrifice schemes. In addition, we offer a generous annual leave allowance, flexible work opportunities, access to a Pension Scheme, as well as a range of employee wellbeing and support services.  

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