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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 February 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Competitive, dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an individual who has expertise in teaching and learning and assessing of students with individual learning needs? Are you energetic about removing barriers to ensure consistently high standards and expectations for children with additional needs?

If so, Rudheath Senior Academy is the school for you!

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and well-qualified teacher to lead our SEND provision. Our ideal candidate will be a highly organised, warm character, whose experience and dynamism will enhance our friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking staff body.

Our SENCo will be expected to oversee the transition to Rudheath Senior Academy and immediately begin the process of assessing student and forging strong links with our partner primaries. You will run all aspects of the inclusion team including assessing and supporting all students on the SEND register and ensuring outstanding quality first teaching for students with SEND needs.

You will also manage our sanctuary provision designed to support our most vulnerable students and manage a passionate team of teaching assistants. You will liaise closely with senior leaders as a member of the extended leadership team and also work closely with the pastoral team as you support our community in their awareness and understanding of student needs and inclusive approaches to teaching and learning.

What the school offers its staff

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Enrolment to the Medicash Proactive Health Plan to help with costs of everyday healthcare.
  • Positive recognition culture, seasonal staff events and weekly wellbeing breakfasts.
  • Bespoke professional development opportunities.
  • Open door policy for communication across the school and Trust.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of NWAT.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rudheath Senior Academy is committed to providing a secure environment for pupils where children feel safe and are kept safe. As a school we recognise that safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is everyone’s responsibility, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. North West Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS is required.
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About The Rudheath Senior Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
496 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01606 42515

Rudheath Senior Academy is an 11-16 secondary school providing a broad and balanced education to the communities of Rudheath, Lostock Gralam, Wincham, Northwich and Winsford. We are a community-focused school, with pupils, parents and staff developing strong relationships over the course of five years. Our large school campus allows us to offer a wide range of subjects and opportunities beyond the classroom. At the centre of our culture are two key values – Excellence and Kindness. Throughout all aspects of school life, we are proud of the high standards our children hold, and the personal development they make between Year 7 and Year 11. We are equally proud of the way we help our young people grow into responsible and respectful adults. Through Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education, Drama, Dance, Music, P.E., a caring and supportive pastoral system and a wealth of clubs and activities, we seek to fulfil our overarching Trust ethos: “Opening Children’s Eyes to the Wonderful World of Possibilities“

Arranging a visit to The Rudheath Senior Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jjevons@rudheathsenioracademy.org.uk.

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