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Class Teacher with SEND Responsibility

Landau Forte Academy Moorhead, Derby, Derbyshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
MPS + TLR

Job summary

Our opportunity for you

We have a job vacancy for a Class Teacher with SEND responsibility. Are you a passionate teaching professional who is interested in developing further within a primary school setting? Are you looking for the next challenge in your career with opportunity for growth and development? Do you want to be part of a team with high aspirations who want to make a difference? Do you want to work with inquisitive children and collaborative staff? Do you value being at the heart of a vibrant city? Does this sound like your perfect job?
Then Landau Forte Academy Moorhead is the place for you.

*Key information
• Hours: 40.75
• Weeks: 52
• Contract: Permanent
• Start date: ASAP
• Salary: MPS + TLR
• Closing Date: 18 January 2021

*What we can offer you
• A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment
• The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy pupils
• Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust
• A meal allowance, commensurate with your working hours
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
• Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health

*Person specification
The Class Teacher with SEND responsibility will provide strategic direction and help set the vision and ethos for all aspects of school life related to SEND and for those children identified as vulnerable. They will play a major role in contributing to the raising attendance for all pupils alongside academic outcomes for all children with SEND ensuring inclusive practice and equality of opportunity for all.

*Job description
The duties outlined in this job description are in addition to those covered by the latest School Teachers’ pay and Conditions Document. This position has a 3 day class teaching responsibility.

Teaching and Learning
• Teach a class of pupils, and ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet their varying learning and social needs.
• Plan appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils, through differentiation of tasks.
• Report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.
• Maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils, in accordance with the Academy’s behaviour policy.
• Participate in meetings which relate to the Academy’s management, curriculum, administration or organisation.
• Communicate and co-operate with specialists from outside agencies.
• Lead, organise and direct support staff within the classroom.
• Participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of their own performance, or that of other teachers.
• Identify and adopt the most effective teaching approaches (including interventions) for pupils with SEND.
• Model outstanding practice to class teachers and intervention groups’ staff.
• Disseminate good practice to all staff.
• Monitor teaching and learning activities to meet the needs of all pupil groups.
• Liaise with other schools to ensure continuity of support and learning for all pupil groups.
• Develop and maintain highly effective inclusion procedures which promote high standards of attainment, behaviour and attendance.
• Support staff in their assessments and understanding of next steps learning.
• To take an active part in the timetabling of teaching assistants for interventions.
• To support class teachers in compiling provision maps and incorporating these targets into half termly & weekly planning.
• To organise or administer testing/assessment of need for pupils identified as having a special educational need.
• Lead and arrange INSET training for all staff based on identified priorities re SEND.

Recording and Assessment
• Set targets for raising achievement amongst all pupil groups.
• Collect and interpret specialist assessment data.
• Update the Principal, Education Committee and Trust on the effectiveness of provision.
• Prioritise learning needs and the importance of raising achievement amongst pupils.
• Attend consultation evenings and keep parents informed about their child’s progress.
• Lead on school self-evaluation in the area of inclusion, including monitoring the quality of teaching, reviewing learning standards, the achievement of pupils, analysing performance data and attendance of vulnerable groups.
• To maintain a register of need & provision map for SEND and EAL.
• To be responsible and take ownership for all paperwork & liaison with outside agencies and other schools required for EHCPs of SEND/ ECHPs.

Leadership and Management
• Attend all strategy group and SLT meetings.
• Attend and participate in open evenings, meetings etc.
• Develop links with the Trust and outside agencies
• Evaluate progress of SDP using agreed measures and processes.
• Report to the Education Committee on successes and areas for review.
• Monitor inclusion and intervention programmes throughout the school.
• Identify resource needs for SEND provision and advise Principal accordingly.
• Attend relevant SEND meetings with the Trust
• To lead and attend review meetings for children with EHCPs.
• Liaise with all agencies including children centres, educational psychologists, school health service, social services, speech therapists, E.W.O., SENSS, child guidance, EMAS, CAHMS and arrange support for pupils with behaviour and attendance needs.
• To develop strong and effective partnerships with parents keeping them well informed of targets and achievement.
• Organise and chair review meetings for parents/carers to discuss progress of individual children

Essential Criteria
• Formal teaching qualification, recognised by the DfE.
• National qualification for SENCO’s.
• Proven track record as a successful teacher within a whole class setting.
• Knowledge of relevant legislation – in particular the SEN Code of Practice, equal opportunities and disability discrimination legislation.
• Knowledge of the range and type of interventions available and how to apply these appropriately in the context of a Primary school.

*About The Trust
Landau Forte Charitable Trust is a family of six Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form Academies across the Midlands. Established in 1989, our roots as a charity lie in the global finance and hospitality industries, with our founders Martin Landau and Rocco Forte. Their values combine in how our schools look after their children and young people; they aspire to a world-leading standard of innovation, entrepreneurship, service and care.
We believe a brilliant education should be central to the development of every child and young person. Their learning, wellbeing and happiness is at the centre of every decision we take and every pound we spend.

*Landau Forte Academy Moorhead
Landau Forte Academy Moorhead joined the Landau Forte family of academies in September 2012. We are a 4 – 11 primary academy under new leadership, pleasantly situated close to Derby city centre. We unashamedly have high expectations of all children at the Academy and this is supported by our highly dedicated teachers and support staff.

*The local area
Derby is a vibrant and exciting city, located right in the heart of the UK. The city has a developed arts and culture scene and the area has a great history. The Academy is located just a few minutes’ drive away from Derby city centre.
Derby provides great range of sports and leisure facilities and is the gateway to the Peak District. Within a 10 minutes’ drive of the city you will find yourself in the beautiful open Derbyshire countryside with unspoilt villages, historic houses and adventurous attractions.
• Derby is 10 minutes away from M1 junction 25
• London is 90 minutes away by train
• East Midlands Airport is 20 minutes away

*Apply for this job
Complete the application form online
Visit https://lfct.org.uk/vacancy/class-teacher-with-send-responsibility/

All appointments made are subject to satisfactory references and a criminal background check. Landau Forte Charitable Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

Employee benefits

• A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment
• The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy pupils
• Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust
• A meal allowance, commensurate with your working hours
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
• Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health

Applying for the job

https://lfct.org.uk/vacancy/class-teacher-with-send-responsibility/

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Primary
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
recruitment@lfct.org.uk

About Landau Forte Academy Moorhead

Landau Forte Academy Moorhead joined the Landau Forte family of academies in September 2012. We are a 4 – 11 primary academy under new leadership, pleasantly situated close to Derby city centre. We unashamedly have high expectations of all children at the Academy and this is supported by our highly dedicated teachers and support staff.

School location

Brackens Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 0AN

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