Inclusion Coordinator - Horbury Academy




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Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Horbury Academy 

Horbury Academy are seeking to appoint an Inclusion Coordinator to support the Inclusion Team to ensure that pupil learning and achievement needs are met in a learning environment with high expectations, whilst contributing to and ensuring the effectiveness of the Inclusion Team at Horbury Academy.

The successful candidate will model the vision and values of the academy and the Trust and provide high quality packages of support for the most vulnerable pupils to enable them better access education, receiving and acting on feedback to build on the strengths and improve personal performance within the academy systems.

Experience of working with vulnerable pupils/adults is essential, as is the ability to produce strategies and interventions to assist our more vulnerable pupils achieve their full potential. You need to be able to communicate well with pupils, parents and outside agencies in a professional, prompt and confidential manner.

You will communicate clear purpose and vision to the Inclusion team, leading on all aspects of inclusion. With support from the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) you will always promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people, in the role as Deputy DSL.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust was established in September 2016 and is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. The Trust is committed to providing world class education for all our young people within our community and as such we recognise the pivotal role that our staff team have in this respect. The Trust places at the heart of its development a commitment to high quality professional development for all staff who join the Trust. We understand that by investing in our staff we will create an organisation with a shared vision and values that will transform education for young people.

We are confident that new staff joining our Trust will feel welcomed and happy to have chosen us. Prospective applicants are welcome to visit prior to applying. We also encourage prospective candidates to look at our website for further information regarding our ‘People Pledge’ and our recently launched Employee Benefit package Working For Our Trust - Accord (

For an informal discussion about this position please contact or call on 01924 282748.

Closing Date: Monday 20 November 2023 at 9.00am

Interviews likely to be held: week commencing 20 November 2023

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Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Accord Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to interview sooner than the specified dates above. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains high quality colleagues from all backgrounds and across all job roles at the Trust. We welcome and encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, other ethnic minority groups, individuals who identify as LGBT+; and/or are registered with a disability. Candidates will always be shortlisted based on the content of application against the job description and essential criteria without access to the personal details information.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.