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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Directed

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£49,694-£61,181

Pay scale

MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + TLR 1.3

Additional allowances

+ Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is seeking to appoint an exceptional, experienced qualified teacher as Deputy SENCO.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant subject and DfE recognised Qualified Teacher Status (or equivalent qualifications)
  • At least one year's teaching experience
  • Understanding of theory and practice of effective teaching and learning
  • Thorough knowledge of national curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS4
  • Successful experience of meeting SEND needs, for example leading on intervention
  • Suitable level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement, including the use of interactive white boards
  • Recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development
  • Ideas of how Language, Literacy and Numeracy can be used across the curriculum to raise standards
  • Experience of embedding innovative strategies for improving teaching and learning


What the school offers its staff

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a mixed Academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18, with a large sixth form of nearly 400 students. The Academy has three consecutive Outstanding judgments by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection in 2014 finding the Academy to be Outstanding in every aspect. We are a consistently high performing school. Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve' encapsulates our vision that all members of the Academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential. We believe that a well-supported and valued staff body is the key to our success.

We are the ‘Teaching School Hub' for Croydon and Sutton and we are able to offer all teachers an extensive programme of first class professional development. Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is part of the Harris Federation and this enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development including Masters and other qualifications.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

The purpose of your role will be to work with the SENCO to:

  • establish outstanding provision within SEND. The deputy coordinator will have allocated leadership responsibilities within SEND as their primary focus.
  • oversee a coordinated approach to SEND across the academy
  • be accountable for student progress and development in line with allocated responsibilities, for example, interventions and/or a subject focus.
  • ensure high standards of teaching and learning through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of SEND support, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Supporting subject leaders in ensuring that curriculum for the subject is well planned, logically sequenced and ensures students who have SEND to build up a deliberate body of knowledge and skills over time
  • ensure that all SEND policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by the colleagues that the postholder will line manage
  • effectively and efficiently manage and deploy support staff, financial and physical resources that fit the SEND remit
  • ensure that all students who have SEND develop in confidence, independence and readiness for their next steps.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris City Academy Crystal Palace

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1271 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 771 2261

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a pioneering academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18, and celebrated its 25th anniversary last academic year. The founding academy of the Harris Federation, it has three consecutive outstanding judgments by Ofsted, most recently finding the academy to be outstanding in every aspect in 2014. It is one of the most oversubscribed comprehensive schools in the country and in the top 5% for performance. Come and see us in action: visits to Harris City Academy Crystal Palace are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0208 771 2261 or info@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

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