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  • Start date details

    NA

  • Closing date

    2 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£47706 - £48895 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an SENCO & Assistant Headteacher who will support the Head of School.

SENCO & Assistant Headteacher

Woodthorpe RoadLoughborough, LE11 2NFUnited Kingdom

Salary: L4 - L5

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Start Date: Easter 2023 Start

Beacon Academy is situated in Loughborough, with approximately 395 children on roll including a Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) resource unit and a Nursery. Staff and families are working enthusiastically with the new leadership, as it has vision, integrity and rigour. Beacon has a huge potential and a commitment to rapid improvement. This position will be a highly rewarding role with the potential to make a significant and sustained impact on our school and community in which it sits.

As a result of external moves and to strengthen the Leadership team we are looking to appoint an SENCO & Assistant Headteacher who will support the Head of School and lead an area of negotiated specialism within the Academy. We are looking for a proven leader whose own teaching is inspiring with a broad vision for the curriculum and for quality teaching.

We can offer you:

  • A positive, community driven school
  • Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children
  • A newly formed leadership team who welcome fresh ideas, and see the retention of staff as a high priority
  • Teachers who are committed to driving high standards

You will assist in developing, reviewing and implementing a whole school policy for pupils with special educational needs. You will play a key role in determining the strategic direction of SEN policy and provision. The SENCO qualification or exemption through experience is desirable although we would support a suitable candidate through the SENCO accreditation if required.

What the school offers its staff

Within this role, you must be ambitious and able to:

  • Be brave, discover what's possible, push the limits and be big-hearted
  • Understand the new framework and the importance of curricular design, knowing what outstanding looks like is an important part of this role
  • Commit to each and every child being inspired to have a remarkable life

Beacon Academy is part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) national network of over 57 primary, secondary and special academies.

Closing Date: Monday 30th January 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise 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 robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Further details about the role

You will assist in developing, reviewing and implementing a whole school policy for pupils with special educational needs. You will play a key role in determining the strategic direction of SEN policy and provision. The SENCO qualification or exemption through experience is desirable although we would support a suitable candidate through the SENCO accreditation if required.

SENCO & Assistant Headteacher

Woodthorpe RoadLoughborough, LE11 2NFUnited Kingdom

Salary: L4 - L5

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Start Date: Easter 2023 Start

About Percy Shurmer Academy:

Beacon Academy is situated in Loughborough, with approximately 395 children on roll including a Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) resource unit and a Nursery. Staff and families are working enthusiastically with the new leadership, as it has vision, integrity and rigour. Beacon has a huge potential and a commitment to rapid improvement. This position will be a highly rewarding role with the potential to make a significant and sustained impact on our school and community in which it sits.

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About Beacon Academy

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

School location

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