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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 December 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

31,350 - 47,839

Deputy SENCo job summary

Job Title: Deputy SENCO



At E-ACT Bourne End Academy the core of our vision is the belief in a learning community where students are guided to become future leaders.

Our commitment to academic excellence is reflected in the high standards of teaching across the curriculum. Proudly serving our local community, we are dedicated to providing students with the opportunities to succeed and achieve their ambitions. Beyond the classroom, we offer a broad and stimulating range of extra-curricular activities to support wider learning.

If you are a dedicated professional who shares our commitment to developing future leaders find out more information here: https://bourneendacademy.e-act.org.uk


Want to make a difference to young people?


Are you ready to embark on a rewarding journey within an educational community that values diversity, encourages collaboration, and celebrates excellence? We are looking to appoint a passionate and dedicated teaching assistant join our academy, to support pupils with SEND and to ensure that every child succeeds.


Role Purpose:


The purpose of this role is to work closely with the SENCO to ensure pupils are safe, have a positive sense of wellbeing and achieve their full potential academically by reducing barriers to learning. To also provide focused support to students with complex needs, ensuring no student is left behind.


Key responsibilities:


• Working with the SENCO to support faculties in ensuring outstanding outcomes for SEND students To direct Inclusion Hub staff and ensure that the Inclusion Hub runs efficiently and effectively on a daily basis

To line manage a group of LSAs, as directed by the SENCO

• Providing guidance to colleagues on teaching pupils with SEN or a disability and advise on the graduated approach to SEN support

• Assisting with the development and implementation of strategies aimed at raising the achievement of SEND students.

• Actively promoting and demonstrating creativity and innovation when searching out new strategies to support our SEND students

 

Qualifications and Skills:


-       Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.

-       Proven experience in delivering outstanding teaching and learning.

-       Passion for creating an inclusive and inspiring learning environment.

-       Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

-       Commitment to the academy’s values and ethos.


 

What are we about?


Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students.


Advocacy and inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality.


People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included.


Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 29 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice.

 

About E-ACT:


Join a trust that is going places!


Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all of our children and young people.


We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing.


Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams.


Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk  


Benefits:


Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success.


Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed.


Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable.


Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute.


Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement.



Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.

 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.



E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

 


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 E-Act Bourne End Academy

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

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