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  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

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Permanent

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£25,552 - £30,870

Early Years SEND Lead job summary

Ark Ayrton Primary Academy

Early Years Stage SEND Lead

 

Location: Portsmouth, PO5 4LS
Salary:
Scale 7 (£27,334 to £33,024 FTE)

£25,552-£30,870 - Actual

Contract: Permanent, term time only

Start date: September 2024

Reporting to: SENCo and Head of school

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (8.15am -4.15pm Monday – Friday)

Closing date: 1st July 2024

Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response. Early application is strongly advised.

 

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the leadership of SEND within Ayrton, developing our inclusive culture and practice for children will high level SEND needs. The successful candidate will work closely with the SENCo and external agencies, leading on the development and coordination of the provision of SEND for children with high level needs. Teaching responsibilities will include leading the SEND provision, which is based on stage not age. The successful candidate will also lead and support staff in achieving best practice for children with SEND, enabling all children to thrive and achieve their very best.

 

Ideal candidates will have:

- Experience of working with children with Special Needs

- Thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice

- The ability to lead and support staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEND children

- Skilful in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs

- To work effectively with the Head of School and SLT to achieve excellence

- Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team and maintain effective relationships with parents and carers

- The necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies

 

View the full job description and person specification here.

 

About our school:

Ark Ayrton Primary Academy in Portsmouth is a two-form entry primary academy, which became part of the Ark network in September 2013.

 

We aspire for all our children to have the academic knowledge necessary to enable them to progress to university. We want our pupils to have a love of learning and curiosity about the world, and for them to be polite, well-mannered young people who take responsibility for their choices and drive their own destinies.

 

We have a strong and clear vision with an engaging curriculum which develops and celebrates the potential of each child.

 

Learn more about us by visiting https://arkayrtonprimary.org/

 

We offer:

Excellent working school environment where staff are happy, positive and dedicated.

Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the network

Salaries 2.5% higher than main pay scale.

- Twice as many training days as standard.

Generous pension scheme.

Access to Ark rewards – a scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers

Interest-free loans – up to £5,000 available for season ticket or to buy a bicycle.

Gym discounts – offering up to 40%.

Access to Employee Assistance Programme – providing free, confidential counselling, legal advice and a range of different support.

 

How to apply:

To apply, please submit an application via the Ark recruitment portal or please visit https://arkayrtonprimary.org/jobs/vacancies and submit your application.

Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response. Early application is strongly advised.

 

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for any questions, please contact Lauren Boxall, Admin Lead on l.boxall@Arkayrtonprimary.org to discuss the role further.

 

For any technical issues, please contact our system support team by clicking the chat function on the bottom right of the advert screen.

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.  

 

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link. 

 

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential. We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click on this link.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Ayrton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
411 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Ark Ayrton Primary School and Nursery is a popular school in the heart of Portsmouth. As part of the Ark network of schools, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life.

We have high expectations of our children and for our children of what they can achieve. Our priorities are to ensure all children are here, safe, happy and learning well at all times. We have a strong and dedicated staff team at Ayrton - all ready to provide the best education and environment for the children to thrive in every day. We have a bespoke ‘Horizons’ Curriculum, written by us for our children and we are passionate and relentless in ensuring that there is something for everyone at Ark Ayrton.

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