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Staff at Kender

The school is managed by the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Assistant Headteachers and School Business Manager; these roles make up the Senior Leadership Team.

The school has a phase structure to meet school achievement aims and further improve outcomes for all children. Each phase is led by an Assistant Headteacher. Each class is taught by a fully qualified teacher. Currently, the school has one School’s Direct student.

Specialist teaching is offered for Art, Sport and Music. Art teaching can be followed on Twitter @KenderArtRoom. HW School Skills are in school every day of the week and can be found at: http://www.hwschoolskills.com

Higher Level Teaching Assistants are used to deliver some Preparation and Planning Time and deliver targeted interventions. Learning Support Assistants are employed across the school to further support children in accessing high quality learning.

In our nursery class we have an experienced Lead Teacher who oversees the team, supported by a team of EYFS practitioners, which includes one apprentice.

All teachers have leadership responsibilities to help in the management of the school. Leadership roles and aspirations are being developed for all support staff.

Senior Leaders, HLTAs and Learning Support Assistants look after children who stay at school for lunchtime; and are responsible for ensuring the safety and well being of children at lunchtime in conjunction with the Leadership Team.

The administration and business management of the school is led and organised by the School Business Manager in conjunction with the Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team. A consultant Bursar is employed to ensure that all financial regulations are met.

Our Premises Manager is responsible for repair and maintenance and manages the premises team and deals with all matters relating to the premises and security of the school.

The children are also helped by:

  • A School Nurse
  • A Speech & Language Therapist
  • A Playleader
  • Pupil Welfare Officer
  • Specialist SEN Inclusion Learning Support Assistants
  • Children's Therapist
  • Learning Mentor