Deputy SENCo

Kingsbury Green Academy, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8YH

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    26 January 2022

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Deputy SENCo job summary

We are looking to appoint a Deputy SENCo who is an experienced and engaging teacher with the ability to motivate and inspire Students to achieve their best.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who will
• Be an innovative and effective teacher with a passion for learning
• Have a detailed knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice & up-to-date knowledge of statutory obligations and high-impact interventions
• Be passionate about inclusive practice and equality of opportunity
• Raise achievement further through excellent teaching and learning
• Be an excellent communicator who can further develop the potential of all young people, and our staff
• Be an enthusiastic professional committed to providing our students with an outstanding education
• Enjoy being part of an innovative, forward thinking team of tutors and teachers
Main responsibilities:
• Assist the SENCo across the school to ensure highly effective SEND provision and intervention for every SEND student at all times
• Assist the SENCo to ensure all members of staff understand and fulfil their statutory responsibilities to fully meet the needs of each student with an identified SEND.
• Assist with training staff in relevant matters relating to SEND that continually improve provision
• Develop a secure understanding of the SEN Code of Practice and the impact SEN has on Teaching and Learning
• Develop good relationships with parents/carers to ensure they are genuine partners with the school in supporting student learning and welfare
• When required, support with the day-to-day management of the HLTAs and TAs
• Support the SENCo in providing a strategic vision for the department.
• Identify effective resources to fully meet the needs of SEND students
• Assist with maintaining a detailed and up-to-date SEND Code of Practice.
• Support the SENCo in providing training and development for all staff on the principles of effective teaching, learning, target setting and addressing the specific needs of all students
• Ensure SEND strategies are being updated and followed by all staff to fully meet the needs of all SEND students

Additional allowances

TLR 2c £7017

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About Kingsbury Green Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
827 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Kingsbury Green Academy is part of the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust ( RWBAT) based in Calne. We offer a fantastic benefits scheme, with discounts on Food and Clothes retailers, to holiday and cinema, with online fitness and recipes from Hello Fresh. Our school is set in the beautiful location on the outskirts of Calne in Wiltshire.
Kingsbury Green Academy, opened its doors for the first time on the 5th of September 2019. Formerly The John Bentley School, the decision was taken by the Principal, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Governors to completely reimagine and redefine the identity of the school. This change of identity encompasses all elements of school life and means that Kingsbury Green Academy is closely aligned with the vision and values of the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust.
Kingsbury Green Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions and cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process.
If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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