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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - to December 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 (Outer London): £22,574-£22,983 FTE

Actual salary

£18,892.70-£19,235.00

Additional allowances

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.

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.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional, experienced qualified teacher as SENCO.

Qualifications

  • University graduate (Good Honours degree)
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development relevant to the SENCO role or willingness to undertake this training.

Knowledge and Understanding of the Curriculum

  • Knowledge and understanding of national priorities, current curriculum development and an ability to design and implement an innovate curriculum based on students' needs
  • A thorough understanding of quality assurance techniques
  • An appreciation of student motivation
  • An understanding of how professional development contributes to the raising of quality

Experience

  • SEN experience in a school
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience
  • Evidence of pastoral experience
  • Experience of working with key stakeholders such as parents, governors, employers etc

What the school offers its staff

At Harris Primary Academy Kenley, we aim to treat everybody with respect. All adults in the academy are responsible for modelling high standards of behaviour in their dealings with children, parents and other members of staff. All children are treated fairly, but we also acknowledge individual needs. We expect all of our children to work to the best of their abilities and to allow others to do the same.

Our Golden Rules underpin our academy ethos:

  • Show respect
  • Take responsibility
  • Always make the right choice

Academy Values

At Harris Primary Academy Kenley, we follow a set of important values. Through assemblies and lessons in class, we promote and teach these values to our pupils which support them develop the skills to become good citizens. The values have a positive impact on our pupil's social and emotional development as well as ensuring they behave well.

Our HPAK Values are:

  • Honesty
  • Perseverance
  • Appreciation
  • Kindness

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan including access to a virtual GP, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for staff who work across the full year, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Job Purpose

  • To ensure that Academy practice is compliant with the SEND Code of Practice (2014) and other relevant statutory requirements.
  • To work with the Academy Leadership team ensuring an ethos of Inclusion within the Academy and a culture of high aspirations for students with SEND.
  • To work with the Academy Leadership team ensuring the implementation of the Academy SEND Policy.
  • To ensure that the provision of SEND support is in accordance with the aims of the Academy and the curricular policies determined by the Governing Body and Principal of the Academy.
  • To be responsible for maintaining the Academy's SEND Profile, ensuring that it is always up-to-date and is an accurate picture of student SEND need across the Academy.
  • To be responsible for the accurate identification of SEND need across the Academy, ensuring a rigorous and thorough assessment process.
  • To be a role model with regard to Quality First Teaching and differentiation within your own teaching practice.
  • To be responsible for the embedding of Quality First Teaching across the Academy.
  • To be responsible for the Academy SEND Offer, ensuring high quality targeted interventions enabling students with SEND to make better progress.
  • In consultation with the Academy Leadership Team, to provide a programme of professional development with regard to SEND, that ensures all staff have the knowledge, skills and understanding to plan teaching and learning effectively and enable students with SEND to make expected progress.
  • To be responsible for tracking the progress of students with SEND, using a wide range of Academy data relating to progress, attainment, referrals, exclusions, detentions and attendance to identify barriers to learning.
  • To deploy staff and resources according to the needs of SEND students.
  • To write a termly report to the Governing body on progress and developments.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Primary Academy Kenley

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
430 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8660 2714

At Harris Primary Academy Kenley, we aim to treat everybody with respect. All adults in the academy are responsible for modelling high standards of behaviour in their dealings with children, parents and other members of staff. All children are treated fairly, but we also acknowledge individual needs. We expect all of our children to work to the best of their abilities and to allow others to do the same. Our Golden rules underpin our academy ethos: Show Respect Take Responsibility Always Make the Right Choice Academy Values At Harris Primary Academy Kenley, we follow a set of important values. Through assemblies and lessons in class, we promote and teach these values to our pupils which support them develop the skills to become good citizens. The values have a positive impact on our pupil’s social and emotional development as well as ensuring they behave well. Our HPAK Values are: Honesty Perseverance Appreciation Kindness

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