SEN Specialist to promote Reading and Literacy

Penrice Academy, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR

This job expired on 20 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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Starting salary: £14,847 per annum

SEN Specialist to promote Reading and Literacy job summary

Our dedicated and experienced SEN team is looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic SEN Specialist to join a well established department supporting students with additional needs. We seek to appoint an individual who can take a proactive role in supporting the educational, social and physical needs of students at our school. The successful candidate will be able to use their initiative and support teaching and learning across the curriculum, providing assistance to the teacher in the practical organisation of class activities and small group work. The SEN Specialist will also be responsible for advocating for students with additional needs and supporting students on the school’s SEN Register to successfully access enrichment opportunities across the school, as part of our wider curriculum offer.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a graduate who would like to gain more SEND experience before pursuing a career in teaching and education. The post is also suitable for individuals who currently work within education as a learning support assistant and would like the opportunity to develop their practice across literacy and reading.

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About Penrice Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1423 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational staff. We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results which now put us in the top 7% of schools nationally. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and attributes to be victorious as they move to the next stages of their education and lives. As a school community we have a relentless drive and ambition to provide the best possible educational experience for each and every one of our students.

Penrice Academy is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Arranging a visit to Penrice Academy

If you are interested in applying for this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Abby Macdonald, Operational SENDCo, on 01726 72163 or email amacdonald@penrice.org.uk

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