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This job expired on 15 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September or ASAP

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subject

Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main or Upper Teaching Pay Scale

Associate SENCO / Teacher of Interventions (Reading and Numeracy) job summary

About the role

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of starting an exceptional comprehensive school. As a member of The Swan’s team, you will help to build the foundations of an outstanding school from the ground up.

We are looking for an Teacher of Intervention (Associate SENCO) to join our inclusion team, to ensure that students with SEND can achieve ever believed possible within our highly ambitious, academic provision. You will work closely with students with cognition and learning needs to:

- champion their needs in school;

- work closely with students and their families;

- deliver carefully planned, bespoke interventions to help accelerate their progress - this will largely involve reading and numeracy interventions.

- monitor their progress;

- work closely with teachers on curriculum and teaching and learning adaptations;

The successful candidate will share our ambitions for our students - you will believe that ALL students (including those with SEND) have the the right and ability to thrive within a highly academic and well structured school environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a background in teaching reading at primary school level or teaching interventions at secondary level. You will relish the challenge of creating a new school that will be different to other comprehensive schools in the city, bringing your ideas about how to make students' experience of school exceptional. You will be a highly motivated team player who is keen to get involved in all aspects of school life and learn new skills. Development opportunities will arise as the school grows.

About The Swan School

The Swan School opened in September 2019 as part of the River Learning Trust (RLT). When fully subscribed it will have approximately 1200 students on the roll, of whom around 300 will be in the Sixth Form. Learning from the most successful approaches at the best schools, The Swan School provides a uniquely challenging and structured experience in a caring and disciplined environment. The ethos is academic; we regard an excellent academic education as the entitlement of all young people, no matter what their background or previous experiences of learning. Students will be inspired and nurtured, acquiring the knowledge and skills to think critically and creatively. They will learn to be confident, resilient and ambitious, and will have high expectations in terms of their own achievements and their contribution to wider society.

How to apply

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact us via headteacher@theswanschool.org.uk or on 01865 416070.

Applications for this post should be made through the Swan School website. Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the application process.

The closing date for applications is Monday 15th July at 8am with interviews likely to be held on Thursday 18th July.

**The school will review applications as they are submitted and reserves the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date if a suitable candidate has been found.**

About the River Learning Trust

Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. Schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to shared principles.

OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably: to be better faster together.

OUR ‘WHY?’ is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best possible ‘go’ for our pupils

OUR ‘HOW?’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.

Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including extensive continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.

Safeguarding

The River Learning Trust and the Swan School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. The Trust is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates. Please see our website for up to date policies including our Child Protection and Behaviour Policies. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered.

The Swan School is a free school managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: c/o Gosford Hill School, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, O

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.

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About The Swan School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
862 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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