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Leeds City Academy, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job details

Job role
Leadership, SEN specialist
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS plus TLR 1a £8,291

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join Leeds City Academy as SENCO. You will be an exceptional leader, who is able to share the vision for our Academy and inspire others to make a significant contribution to the academy’s mission to become world-class.

The role of SENCO is to strategically coordinate and monitor students with Special Educational Needs to ensure they have access to high quality of education ensuring they are making progress.

You will strategically lead key aspects of whole academy CPD, ensuring that staff and teachers have the knowledge, skills, and resources to secure outstanding progress for students with SEND.

The SENCO will carry out the functions of a teacher at Leeds City Academy according to the SEN needs of our students

Lead on casework and directing the Assistant SENCO’s and other LINK staff in compiling evidence and advising parents of the process for statutory assessment, establishing, monitoring and reviewing SEN intervention and ensuring high standards of learning and achievements for all students.

To provide strategic leadership of an aspect of whole school improvement directly linked to the Academy’s Strategy to Secure Outstanding. This will be discussed & agreed based on the experience and skills of the successful candidate e.g. the successful candidate will be responsible for the monitoring & support of students at Alternative Provision or will lead specific strategies to improve attainment of key students or student groups.

Employee benefits

We offer an outstanding package of professional development and fantastic benefits including TasteCard, Cyclescheme and access to Nuffield Health Services. Please see the benefits page of the application pack for a full list of the benefits we offer.

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
696 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Leeds City Academy

We have established a unique, positive and transformative ‘In Partnership’ culture at Leeds City Academy which truly sets our school apart from others. This culture is founded and built upon six key values that each drive and permeate everything we do, how we behave, our relationships and all strategic decisions. Our ‘In Partnership’ values are affectionately referred to as the DNA of Leeds City Academy and this is something our wonderful students, staff, parents and community are immensely proud of. We strongly believe that our vision and strong culture will help us not only transform the lives of our young people but transform the local communities which we so passionately serve.

School location

Bedford Field, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 2LG

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