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Associate Assistant Headteacher (SENCO)

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4HX

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£47,735.00 to £51,402.00

Associate Assistant Headteacher (SENCO) job summary

Associate Assistant Headteacher (SENCO)

Grade/SCP: Leadership Pay Scale L6 - L9

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: 1st September 2022

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th May 2022 at 23:59pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 25th May 2022

An inspirational, determined and committed SEND specialist is required to lead the Learning Support Department from September 2022 at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a developing department at a time when the provision for students with SEND could not be of greater importance. The newly formed Senior Leadership Team are ambitious for all students and are committed to securing the very best outcomes for students with SEND and you will be fully supported by the SLT in bringing about your vision for the students in your care.

The candidate will make a significant contribution to the Senior Leadership Team of the school and will be involved in decision making at SLT-level, placing the needs of SEND students at the heart of any decisions made.

The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership for the Learning Support Department, ensuring that the needs of all students are met. We envisage that the candidate will have completed or be willing to complete the National Award for Special Education Co-ordination.

About us:

As a Catholic Voluntary Academy everything we do is based around our Mission Statement & Values and we expect all who work with us to respect our distinctive Catholic ethos.

Our Mission Statement: 'Inspiring ambition and excellence, guided by Christ'

Our Values:

• Compassion

• Aspiration

• Respect

• Excellence

• Determination

• Faithfulness

• Optimism

• Reconciliation

Our School Values are encapsulated in the phrase ‘Cared For,’ which represents our attitude to the support we endeavour to offer each and every student in our care.

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy opened in January 1965 as The Blessed John Houghton Catholic School to provide a secondary Catholic education in the local area. The school has grown in size and reputation ever since. We are an 11-16 comprehensive school, providing education for students of all abilities and we pride ourselves on our inclusive nature and ethos. Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is proud to be part of the Saint Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust.

How to apply:

In order to apply for this role, please visit the vacancies page on our website via the link below. All applications must be submitted via the website.

www.srscmat.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies/

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact Mr Brogan at schooloffice@sjh.srscmat.co.uk.

Please note that the closing date may be brought forward depending upon interest.

Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first-class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

To find out why you should come and join our team, click on the link to our ‘Why work with us?’ brochure.

A summary of our fantastic benefits are as follows:

Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visit www.srscmat.co.uk

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About Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
678 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
03003690553

As a Catholic Voluntary Academy everything we do is based around our Mission Statement & Values and we expect all who work with us to respect our distinctive Catholic ethos.
Our Mission Statement: 'Inspiring ambition and excellence, guided by Christ'
Our Values:
• Compassion
• Aspiration
• Respect
• Excellence
• Determination
• Faithfulness
• Optimism
• Reconciliation

Our School Values are encapsulated in the phrase ‘Cared For,’ which represents our attitude to the support we endeavour to offer each and every student in our care.

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy opened in January 1965 as The Blessed John Houghton Catholic School to provide a secondary Catholic education in the local area. The school has grown in size and reputation ever since. We are an 11-16 comprehensive school, providing education for students of all abilities and we pride ourselves on our inclusive nature and ethos.  Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is proud to be part of the Saint Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust.

Our aim is to deliver 'world class' education, opportunities, support and care for every child as unique children of God. We strive to ensure that the children in our care are loved, valued and supported and leave us as confident young adults ready for life in modern society, equipped with the skills necessary to survive and thrive in the world of today.

Jesus Christ is at the centre of our school, and we strive to live by and teach the values of love, forgiveness, excellence, compassion, and service to others.  Our motto is “Garde ta Foi” which means “Guard your Faith." We constantly ask our students to have the 'courage to do what is right' which means standing up for just causes and for those who have no one else to stand up for them.

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