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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Full time, part time: We can be flexible on full or part-time hours for this role.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£38,245-£49,166 + SEN Allowance

Pay scale

MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + SEN Allowance

Additional allowances

+ Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Health Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have experience supporting children with SEN? Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane is seeking to appoint an exceptional, experienced qualified teacher as SENCO.

We can be flexible on full or part-time hours for this role.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • National Award for SEN Coordination
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development; attendance on courses, INSET, action research, personal study etc. with clear impact indicators
  • Commitment to continuing professional development as necessary to develop role
  • Experience of successful leadership and management within a school
  • Proven track record of achieving outstanding pupil progress for teams of children
  • Ability to contribute to professional leadership and management of a staff team and contribute to the work of other teams to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all pupils across the school
  • Experience of using data and data analysis to drive up standards
  • Clear knowledge and experience in all issues relating to the safeguarding of children

What the school offers its staff

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane opened in September 2012. We are sponsored by Lord Harris of Peckham and enjoy the benefits of being part of a high achieving Federation. All of our academies have been graded as 'Good' or 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane is an Outstanding primary academy and we have high expectations and aspirations for your children. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learning and prepare them for future academic success as well as happy lives. We have a unique creative curriculum, a clear vision, high expectations, strong moral values and a love of learning.

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 our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for staff who work across the full year, and many other benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our website.

Further details about the role

The purpose of your role will be:

  • To play a key role within the Academy to ensure that all pupils with additional needs make accelerated progress in their learning and achieve to the very best of their ability.
  • To directly contribute to pupils' accelerated progress through high quality sustained teaching of intervention support based upon a detailed knowledge of their specific needs.
  • To have high expectations, lead by example, promoting the federation/academy vision, values and aims.
  • To be a member of the School Leadership Team (SLT) and contribute to the strategic development and direction of the academy in line with the Academy Improvement Plan.
  • To provide leadership and direction in supporting meeting the needs of children with SEND.
  • To take a lead role in monitoring and school self-evaluation regarding children with SEND.
  • To provide guidance and support to the support staff to achieve and maintain a good quality of provision for pupils with SEND.
  • To analyse assessment data from a variety of sources to inform future whole school planning and resourcing.
  • To assist the SLT in undertaking delegated professional duties.


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, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

Applying for the job

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About Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
439 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8808 3231

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane is a successful two form entry primary with part-time nursery located in North London. Our aim is to provide an education that is affirming, aspirational and transformational so that all our children leave us academically and emotionally equipped for their next stage. Our staff strive to provide the best possible education and opportunities for our children to face the challenges of the 21st century. We are welcoming and supportive. If you visit our website you can view our priorities, approaches, vision and values in more detail.

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