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Contract: Permanent Full-time
Start Date: January 2019
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2 (currently £6,514.50)
Responsible to: Assistant Headteacher; Learning, Leadership and Care
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic SENCO on a permanent basis from January 2019.
The successful applicant will manage a team of Teaching Assistants and will liaise with the Local Authority Hearing Resource Base situated adjacent to the Learning Support Base. This post is central to the further success of the school and the new post holder will not only manage the learning across the school of students with SEN, but will play a strategic role in developing the functional skills of Literacy, Numeracy and Communications.
The successful applicant will lead a dynamic and experienced team including specialist in ASC and dyslexia. The philosophy of the department has been to empower teaching staff to differentiate skilfully in class whilst providing targeted interventions based on a detailed provision map. The accommodation consists of two specialist teaching rooms, a computer area and an intervention area. The department also has a private interview area.
We firmly believe that this role is an excellent opportunity for a passionate practitioner to thrive and excel in leading an experienced team. This post would suit either an experienced SENCO or a member of teaching staff with a passion for completing the SENCO training with the support of the Vale Academy Trust and their Inclusion Team.
Should you have any role-related questions please do not hesitate to get in touch Liz Watkins, Assistant Headteacher (email@example.com). Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more information, and we wish you all the best in your application.
Closing date: 4.00pm Friday 28th September 2018
Interviews: Week commencing 1st October 2018
If you would like to apply for this position, please download the Vale Academy Trust Teaching Staff Application Form which is available by clicking on the link of the vacancies page or from our website http://www.larkmead-school.com/vacancies/
To access Job Description please click HERE
To access Person Specification please click HERE
To access Headteacher’s Letter to applicants please click HERE
Completed applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of 4.00pm Friday 28th September 2018.
Larkmead School is a member of the Vale Academy Trust. The Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
All staff will be expected to promote fundamental British values.