Deputy SENCO Walton High, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Job description

• Improve the quality of teaching and learning to outstanding
• Support colleagues to embed AfL, Building Learning Power and the student centred learning that is at the heart of Walton High’s Learning and Teaching policies. This is to be achieved through modelling best practice, mentoring and coaching
• Monitor, evaluate and be accountable for the quality of teaching and learning
• Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all students in allocated classes, ensuring equality of opportunity for all
• Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in students’ work and conduct
• Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, other staff, parents/carers, governors and external agencies in the best interests of students
• Fulfil the professional responsibilities outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teachers’ Standards
• Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
• Treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Teaching experience across either primary or secondary
Proven track record of raising standards
An ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students and plan differentiated lessons
A good knowledge of the SEN provision and strategies, with a comprehensive grasp of management and whole school issues
Good communication skills with a range of audiences, ability to relate well to head teacher, class teachers, members of management team, governors, pupils, external partners and parents.
Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary; to choose the right kind of vocabulary for the situation in hand without a great deal of hesitation.
Ability to listen to stakeholder and understand their needs

About Walton High

Fyfield Barrow, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 7WH
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