Leadership, SEN specialist
Salary: Leadership scale L7 - 11 (£49,019 - £54,091)
DIRECTOR SEND – SECONDARY SPECIALIST
DELTA ACADEMIES TRUST
Delta Academies Trust are looking to appoint a Secondary Director SEND to join us in September 2021 on a full time, permanent basis.
The Director SEND (Secondary) is the Lead Professional responsible for the quality and assessment of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision across the Trust’s Secondary Academies. There is also a requirement to work with Primary colleagues, including the Director of SEND (Primary), to develop Trust wide policies and practice. The Secondary Director SEND is accountable for the improvement and progress of the SEN provision working alongside and supporting Principals and Subject Directors to accelerate improvement, raise standards and provide support to improve the learning experience for all pupils with any SEN needs, whatever their ability. Ensuring consistency of the SEN provision across the network of academies.
The Secondary Director SEND will act as a lead professional to support SENCOs and academy and Trust leaders in delivering high quality support in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice.
The Secondary Director SEND will work with all Secondary academies and their Local Authority to ensure that appropriate placements and provisions are in place for all students with SEND. They will be Directly Accountable to the Deputy CEO and Secondary Assistant Director of Education.
The Trust has Academies across 11 Local Authorities. You will be required to work with these academies. A full driving licence is essential, and the Trust will pay travel expenses. In addition, the Trust has a salary sacrifice scheme that includes vehicle leasing.
Salary: Leadership scale L7 - 11 (£49,019 - £54,091).
Delta Academies Trust are looking to build an elite team of exceptional leaders, teachers, and support staff to transform education in the North of England, in line with our vision of ‘changing lives’. Our vision is to transform education across the North of England and level up the playing field for those children who live in disadvantaged circumstances. Our high expectations of students has created a culture and climate conducive to learning and as a result the progress made by all students across the Trust is extremely positive. The support from school leaders allows for innovative practitioners to practice their craft.
We are committed to investing in staff of all levels and we will ensure you have access to high quality professional development through a formal CPD programme. As part of career development, we will give you the opportunity to work with a wide range of senior leaders, as well as to undertake formal NPQs etc.
This is an exciting time in our development as we continue to work hard to drive improvement in our academies. Through strong and purposeful leadership and high quality teaching and learning, we are confident that we can have a positive impact upon the lives of young people, ensuring that all students achieve their potential, realise their aspirations; and are well prepared for the next stage of their lives.
If you share our vision and passion for young people, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards, and helping young people reach their full potential, you can make the difference at Delta Academies Trust.
If you would like a conversation about this post then please contact the Recruitment team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0345 196 0095.
For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk
Closing date: Monday 10 May 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date: To be advised, shortlisting to take place on Friday 14 May
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
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About Delta Academies Trust
Delta Academies Trust are one of the largest multi academy trusts in the North of England with a passion and drive to improve the education experience for all pupils and students, regardless of where they live.
Our vision is to transform education across the North of England and level up the playing field for those children who live in disadvantaged circumstances. Our high expectations of students has created a culture and climate conducive to learning and as a result the progress made by all students across the Trust is extremely positive. The support from school leaders allows for innovative practitioners to practice their craft.
Working for us is all about passion, and we have lots of great people who are really passionate about what they do – from teaching assistants, IT technicians, teachers, caterers, leaders and curriculum experts. Ask our people what they get up to day to day and they’ll all tell you how much they enjoy the variety, pace, and challenge of working in one of our academies, schools or at Head Office.
If our vision fits with your vision, we would love to talk to you about our roles and the benefits of working with us.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
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Please call the Recruitment team on 0345 196 0095 to discuss this role
Head office location
Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, WF11 0EP