9 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£37,667 - £48,857

Head of SEND job summary

Head of SEND

 

Reports to:         Assistant Principal & SENCo 

Start Date:          Easter 2024

Contract:            Full-time, Permanent

Salary:                 £37,667 - £48,857 (Ark MPS AM1 - AM6)

Closing Date:     1st March 2024

 

 

The Role:

To oversee the day-to-day operation of the SEND provision at Ark Bolingbroke Academy and lead a team of highly motivated Learning Support Assistants (LSAs). To support and lead SEND and inclusion interventions with and through Heads of Year and the Inclusion Team to support our most vulnerable pupils. This is a full-time post.

 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to work in a confidential manner 
  • A flexible and proactive in approach 
  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with students 
  • The ability to communicate to a diverse range of people at all levels, verbally and in writing 
  • Time management skills, organisational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines 
  • Proven IT and keyboard skills 
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team with interpersonal skills 
  • The ability to manage challenging behaviour 
  • Experience in working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, emotional, social and behaviour needs 
  • Experience in supporting the learning needs of pupils 
Please view the full Job Description and Person Specifications here.
 

About us:

We are a courageous, compassionate community - empowering excellence. We are a value lead organisation, being bold within every aspect of our lives at school. 

 

We want all staff to thrive, modelling leadership and determination to the pupils and students within our rich and diverse academy, working together to fulfil our vision of creating a centre of excellence within our local community.

 

We empower our teams by valuing the individual and prioritising professional development. This is delivered through weekly CPD sessions, dedicated line management meetings and by encouraging staff to develop their own ideas and projects, within their departments and beyond.

 

Bolingbroke Academy is a uniquely exciting, fulfilling and innovative place to work, learn and grow.

 

How to apply:

To find out more, please visit https://arkbolingbrokeacademy.org/jobs/vacancies. Please submit your application by 1st March 2024, at 4pm.

 

For further information, technical queries regarding the application system or to arrange to discuss the role, please contact l.loke@arkbolingbrokeacademy.org.

 

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.

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 Bolingbroke Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
773 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are a courageous, compassionate community - empowering excellence. We are a value lead organisation, being bold within every aspect of our lives at school.

We want all staff to thrive, modelling leadership and determination to the pupils and students within our rich and diverse academy, working together to fulfil our vision of creating a centre of excellence within our local community.

Our talented teaching and support staff insist on high educational standards day-in and day-out resulting in over 80% of our students achieving a top-third university or top 100 apprenticeship including Bloomsburg. Universities include; University of Cambridge, Oxford University, Imperial College London, Royal Veterinary College, Kings College, London School of Economics & Political Science, University of Manchester, University of Bristol, University of Exeter, University of Cardiff and University of York to mention a few.

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