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  • Start date details

    September/Autumn 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.43

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS / UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2.2 (£5,709)

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards, possess up-to-date knowledge and understanding of learning support and inclusion, with a passion to enhance the learning experience of all our students. You will have the opportunity to share your expertise with all staff at Harrogate High School through our CPD programmes. You will also take an active role in achieving our trust wide Sustainability aims.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer a commitment to your professional development as youwill be encouraged to join an appropriate professional learning programme,the opportunity to work in partnership with colleagues from primary and secondary schools across the MAT and the chance to be a part of something truly special.

  • Integrated support programme for all new staff.
  • On-going professional development.
  • In school counsellor.
  • Free weekly yoga and bootcamp classes.
  • Use of the school gym before and after school.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Maternity, Shared Parental, Paternity, and Adoption pay.
  • Onsite canteen.
  • A huge range of discounts to help you save money across hundreds of the UK’s favourite high-street and online retailers through our lifestyle benefits provider Vivup.

Further details about the role

Harrogate High School are seeking to recruit an outstanding and passionateSENCo or aspiring SENCoto join our strong, vibrant staff team to lead our learning support teams.This an exciting opportunity for those with a strong enthusiasm for working with SEND students and as we our curriculum we would welcome applicants from both Primary and Secondary phases. We are a values-based school that works to improve the life chances of the young people we serve where all our children are able to enjoy their learning and flourish in a safe and happy environment.

Our motto of Learning First which is underpinned by our CARES values help us deliver the best for our students.Everyone who plays a part in Harrogate High School life is very proud of the school and we all strive tomaintain itas a fantastic place to learn and a key part of the community.We are delighted to be a part of Northern Star Academies Trust and make the most of the links we have with our brilliant partner schools.You will work in promoting our culture, ethos and embodying the Trust’s vision and values by ensuring the highest standards and expectations in leadership, teaching, learning, behaviour and management, community engagement and resource management.

This is an important post within the school’s leadership team working closely with the Senior Leaders for Inclusion and Attitudes and Behaviour, Safeguarding and Inclusion Officer, Hub Leader and Inclusion Staff to shape and develop our inclusive offer. As the successful candidate, you will embrace the Harrogate High School pledge and take responsibilityasSENCobringing an innovative and creative approach to supporting the strategic direction and growth of our learning support provisions. Through effective resource management and development, you will be able to achieve excellent outcomes for our pupils. Your reward will be the opportunity to shape a child’s future every single day.

As an excellent teacher, you will be instrumental in laying the foundation of outstanding standards of education and creating a stimulating and purposeful environment teaching a cohort within your provision. You will be fully supported by an experienced team of peers who share a vision of effective teaching and learning who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other regularly.

You will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards, possess up-to-date knowledge and understanding of learning support and inclusion, with a passion to enhance the learning experience of all our students. You will have the opportunity to share your expertise with all staff at Harrogate High School through our CPD programmes. You will also take an active role in achieving our trust wide Sustainability aims.

We can offer a commitment to your professional development as youwill be encouraged to join an appropriate professional learning programme,the opportunity to work in partnership with colleagues from primary and secondary schools across the MAT and the chance to be a part of something truly special.The SENCO, under the direction of the headteacher, will:Be responsible for operation of the SEND policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual students with SEND or a disability• Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies• Responsible for strategic development of the learning support and inclusion structures• Fulfil the responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the STPCD, as required

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Strategic development of SEND policy and provision

2. Operation of the SEND policy and co-ordination of provision

3. Support for students with SEN or a disability

4. Leadership and management

5. Teaching and Learning Responsibilities

6. Other areas of responsibility


Please refer to the job description attached for full details.

Commitment to safeguarding

Northern Star Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS Criminal check. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Harrogate High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
720 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01756 707609

Harrogate High School is a thriving 11-16 state-maintained independent academy to the North East of Harrogate with approximately 600 students.

We are a friendly, inclusive school small enough to give every student our personal care and attention, but large enough to provide a good breadth and quality of education. We place learning first for all our students, providing good quality teaching and a flexible curriculum within a culture of mutual respect and responsibility. We strongly believe that this is the key to raising the achievement of all our young people.

We are proud of our

Sustained academic improvements and creative curriculum.
Superb new facilities enabling all students to enjoy excellent learning environments.
Flexible curriculum and innovative teaching.
Personalised approach to personal development and well-being.
Shaping our future programme including outstanding careers advice and guidance.
Excellent transition programmes at every key stage and beyond.
Collective responsibility towards our own and wider community.
Our School CARES Values - Courage; Aspiration; Respect; Equality and Self Control

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