Teacher, SEN specialist
MPS/UPS (Outer London)
We are seeking an outstanding, qualified SEN Teacher to work within our high performing Academy.
This position is open to a specialist teacher who has a depth of understanding in SEN, particularly literacy and language development. It would suit someone who aspires to becoming a Lead Practitioner for SEN Interventions. For an exceptional candidate, there may be opportunities to support other academies within the Federation further develop their SEN intervention provision.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.
What we are looking for:
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We are looking for an effective and enthusiastic SEN teacher who will be able to complement our dedicated team of outstanding practitioners. The successful candidate will be a SEN specialist with clear abilities and experience in literacy teaching interventions, who understands phonics and learning how to read. You will have a good understanding of the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning for students who have SEND and, ideally, working knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice.
You must hold a postgraduate SEN qualification (for example in the area of literacy, dyslexia, or speech and language), as well as QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree to be considered for this vacancy.
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.
We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
Diversity and Equality
We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris careers website for more information.
Academy, ages 11 to 18
1261 pupils enrolled
11 to 18
About Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace opened as CTC in 1990 and converted to an September 2007. The is a mixed school for 1,300 students aged 11-18 recruiting from Croydon, Bromley, Lewisham, Southwark Lambeth. has twice been judged be outstanding by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection judging every aspect. Student progress top 3% nationally. We are ambitious school, delivering high quality education each one of our students. At we aim prepare young people ever-changing world that values self-confident, well-educated enterprising people. Our vision simple - ‘All Can Achieve’. Students at centre everything do give all necessary foundations success helping develop skills attributes will provide them real life-chances. expected work hard achieve their individual best academically, relevant 21st Century self-confidence sense purpose highly competitive global society. provides safe, yet challenging environment where can succeed excel, having highest expectations truly achieve. Ethos: long established, distinctive positive ethos which guides Preparation adult life underpins aims well developed culture established across aspects functions Academy. committed this reflected through Academy's deliver: Exam want get possible qualifications Challenge, relevance engagement fully involved learning Appropriate living, happiness Active citizens Self-identity feeling self-worth Opportunities experiences ignite Healthy habits embedded Why Palace? A successful school: oversubscribed country Croydon Attainment 8 2017 As Teaching School, able offer teachers extensive programme first class professional development vibrant community giving opportunities excel. All advantages academy group, including strong central team support, teaching leadership staff Generous rewards benefits package CPD Development School part Alliance number years, varied library subject specialist, safeguarding courses. programmes available site are designed enrich upskill levels. Led informed, specialist practitioners host industry rich backgrounds, multitude opportunity both internal external applicants.