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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + London Fringe Allowance + SEN 1 £2,536

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please note that interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis with offers made as soon as possible.

Cherry Orchard Primary Academy has a truly fantastic opportunity to appoint a SEN Teacher who will work within the Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) from Easter 2024. Our SRP, ‘The Oaks’, caters for children with speech, language and/or communication needs (SLCN) and is led by our highly experienced and knowledgeable SEN Lead Teacher. Our successful candidate will work directly with our SEN Lead to plan a highly differentiated curriculum for both our pupils’ mainstream classes and the Resource Provision. Pupils split their time between their mainstream year group class, where access to the curriculum is applicable and have 1:2 or very small group work when in the Oaks. Cued articulation, visual resources, and signing are used extensively across the academy, in both mainstream and within the provision.Wherever possible, students from the SRP are encouraged to join in all social and whole school activities; such as assemblies, singing practice, play/ lunch times and topic work. The role also entails the completion of provision plans termly, completing the paperwork for annual reviews and carrying out these reviews in a timely manner. A good working knowledge of SEN systems within the local authority is essential.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of excellent practice as a classroom teacher or member of support staff
  • Experience in teaching or supporting teaching across all stages of the primary sector and, in particular, demonstrate how they have been able to meet the needs of children with SEN/D
  • The highest expectations of pupils and themselves
  • Enthusiasm, imagination and a forward-thinking approach
  • An ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
  • The ability to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

This is a permanent position offering MPS/UPS, commensurate with experience + London Fringe Allowance + SEN

What the school offers its staff

Cherry Orchard Primary Academy is a highly successful two-form entry primary academy for students between the ages of 3 to 11 that opened in September 2017.The academy admits a maximum of 60 children into each year between Reception and Year 6 having initially opened with places available in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. We have continued to expand and from September2021 we have children up to year 6 and with every year group at full capacity.

The academy enjoys modernfacilities, a nursery for pre-school age children, and a small centre for children with speech, communication and language needs. At the heart of Ebbsfleet Garden City, Cherry Orchard Primary Academy is the focal point of this brand new community, providing local families with an outstanding educational facility.

At Cherry Orchard Primary Academy we will:

  • Inspire and engage our children so they develop a lifelong love of learning
  • Deliver a quality, inclusive education so all children are able to achieve their full potential
  • Create a learning environment where children feel safe and happy so are confident and enthused to ‘have a go’
  • Ensure that all children feel valued and celebrate their success at every opportunity
  • Provide learning experiences that include challenges for all, producing resilient and highly motivated learners
  • Have a consistent, focused approach to managing behaviour, safeguarding, pastoral support and embedding British Values across all year groups
  • Create a culture where staff work collaboratively as part of the wider team, sharing ideas and good practice and offering support to others.

Cherry Orchard Primary Academy has been judged as 'Outstanding'by Ofsted at their recent inspection in November 2021, having been evaluated as outstanding in each of the five areas of inspection, Quality of Education, Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development, Leadership and Management and Early Years Provision

Further details about the role

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:As of 1st September 2023, our Trust comprises 31geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation

Our commitment to safeguarding:Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity:As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Cherry Orchard Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
446 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to Cherry Orchard Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk.

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