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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale

Additional allowances

TLR 2c £7,847

What skills and experience we're looking for

ABOUT THE ROLE

City of London Academies Trust (COLAT) is seeking to appoint a SENCO for September 2024. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the SEN department alongside the Deputy SENCO, lead on annual reviews, and provide professional guidance to colleagues, working with staff, parents and local authorities. You will be responsible for the Deputy SENCO and six Learning Support Assistants.

ABOUT YOU

You will be an experienced and outstanding teacher looking for a new challenge or to develop your career as a head of department. You will be leading a team and should have the relevant experience managing and motivating staff. You will have great behaviour management strategies and you will also have excellent organisation and communication skills to liaise with students, staff, parents and external organisations.

You will also be required to teach and it is essential for candidates to be able to teach at KS3 and KS4, please state the subjects that you teach in your application. It is highly advantageous if applicants have a specialist qualification related to SEN or the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination. Please state in your application whether you have the required qualification or if you are currently studying for the required qualification. Ideally you will have relevant experience as a SENCO, Assistant SENCO or from other similar positions.

If you match our ambition and want to join our dedicated team of professionals, we would love to hear from you. Candidates must address the person specification in no more than 1,000 words.

Applications must be submitted via the TES portal on the following link:https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/-1084149

If you require any other details, or would like an informal discussion, please contactenquiries@highgatehill.cola.org.uk or hr@highgatehill.cola.org.uk

Closing date for applications 10.00am Monday 20 May 2024

We plan for interviews to take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2024


What the school offers its staff

City of London Academy Highgate Hill, opened as a mixed, all-ability, non-denominational academy in September 2017, and is housed in a lovely building with excellent facilities for students, staff and the community. With the support of our enthusiastic students, diligent staff, supportive parents and cohesive governing body, we strive to provide a calm and purposeful learning environment underpinned by high expectations. City of London Academy Highgate Hill is basedin the heart of an evolving community in Islington, and we value the diversity of our workforce. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to join our team.

Commitment to safeguarding

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

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About City of London Academy, Highgate Hill

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
675 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0207 281 3536

COLAT is driven by the ambition to be the best. We believe exceptional leaders create exceptional schools; they transform lives and shape the future of every student.

COLAT currently oversees six secondary academies, three primary academies and one sixth form centre all located in north, south and east London. We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising, and entrepreneurial ethos. We are also committed to providing training and development to all our staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.
City of London Academy Highgate Hill, opened as a mixed, all-ability, non-denominational academy in September 2017, and is housed in a lovely building with excellent facilities for students, staff and the community. With the support of our enthusiastic students, diligent staff, supportive parents and cohesive governing body, we strive to provide a calm and purposeful learning environment underpinned by high expectations. City of London Academy Highgate Hill is based in the heart of an evolving community in Islington, and we value the diversity of our workforce. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to join our team.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@highgatehill.cola.org.uk.

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