Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type

Fixed term - 2 years

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary is based on the GDST Academy Trust Pay Scale depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Start date: September 2024 Salary: ATB Teachers’ Main Pay scale – Point 1 (£30,000)

Hours: Full-time

Contract: 2 year fixed term

This is an opportunity for an excellent Assistant SENDCO to join a beacon of excellence in girls’ education.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual eager to make a positive contribution to the aspirational vision for this thriving academy.

They will be a dynamic and innovative practitioner who is passionate about their subject and the impact it can have on a young person’s development and all-round education.

They will also be someone who values working as part of a team ensuring the highest possible standards of achievement and attainment.

BHSA is an all through 3-19 years girls’ academy sponsored by the Girls’ Day School Trust, and is, and will continue to be, a highly successful centre of education where every student matters, where expectations of all members of our community are high and where personal achievement and fulfilment are valued and sought after.

BHSA promises the highest level of academic provision alongside an extensive programme of enrichment activities, and all within a friendly and supportive family environment.

BHSA places a high value on CPD and supports all staff in accessing top quality training.

For full details and an application pack please visit: www.birkenheadhigh.gdst.net

Completed applications can be emailed directly to: applications@birkhs.gdst.net

Should you require any further information please contact the School Office on: 0151 652 5777.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th May 2024 – 5:00pm

Interviews will be held: Thursday 23rd May 2024

References for shortlisted candidates will be requested prior to interview.

If you have not heard from us by Wednesday 22nd May you should assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection; DBS screening and online searches apply to this post.

What the school offers its staff

Birkenhead High School Academy is unique on Wirral as a 3-19 girls state academy. We are a thriving, all through learning community, embracing core traditional values with a firm eye on the ever-changing future. Our overall school direction can be encapsulated in three words: challenge, opportunity and partnership. Girls are encouraged to be challenged, take risks and to develop a life-long love of learning. They are given every opportunity to develop in to fearless, confident and responsible young women. We foster a family community within the school and also, we are very much part of the GDST wider family, sharing their aims as pioneers and shapers of girls’ education. BHSA students are strong members of this movement, with our girls benefitting from and contributing to the GDST’s extensive network.

We firmly promote the all through approach to education, with the Junior School’s “Grow, Flourish, Think” model seamlessly blending in with the Sixth Form “Aspirational, Inspired, Independent” message.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Birkenhead High School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1210 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Birkenhead High School Academy is unique on Wirral as a 3-19 girls state academy. We are a thriving, all through learning community, embracing core traditional values with a firm eye on the ever-changing future. Our overall school direction can be encapsulated in three words: challenge, opportunity and partnership. Girls are encouraged to be challenged, take risks and to develop a life-long love of learning. They are given every opportunity to develop in to fearless, confident and responsible young women. We foster a family community within the school and also, we are very much part of the GDST wider family, sharing their aims as pioneers and shapers of girls’ education. BHSA students are strong members of this movement, with our girls benefitting from and contributing to the GDST’s extensive network.
We firmly promote the all through approach to education, with the Junior School’s “Grow, Flourish, Think” model seamlessly blending in with the Sixth Form “Aspirational, Inspired, Independent” message.
We have the highest standards in achievement, attendance, appearance and conduct. Our girls have access to outstanding levels of support both on the academic and pastoral front, coupled with plenty of stretch and challenge. Our high aspirations culture and ethos permeates both in and outside of the classroom and girls are encouraged to take advantage of our extensive enrichment programme and the plethora of GDST activities throughout their time at the school.

Arranging a visit to Birkenhead High School Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@birkhs.gdst.net.

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