This job expired on 28 May 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 May 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers Main/Upper Pay Range

Additional allowances

TLR £9,146 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Dudley Academies Trust is looking to appoint a SENCO at St James Academy.

We are looking for an outstanding, innovative and determined teacher to be responsible for the strategic leadership development of Special Education Needs provision and the operational management of all SEND staff, their resources and accommodation.

You will lead Special Education Needs provision across the academy and ensure that the academy meets its statutory requirements of the SEND Code of Practice.

St James Academy has a strong caring ethos ensuring high levels of support for learners creating an atmosphere of mutual respect throughout the academy. Its philosophy is to embrace the talents of all its learners to ensure the success for all through outstanding teaching and positive behaviour.

Dudley Academies Trust was formed in September 2017 under the sponsorship of Dudley College of Technology. Our Trust schools are St James Academy, The Link Academy, Pegasus Academy, Beacon Hill Academy, Blowers Green and Kate’s Hill Primary. The Trust when combined with the sponsor, annually supports 8,500 young people aged 4 to 19 years old and employs almost 1,300 staff.

Closing date – Sunday 28th May 2023- we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised.

Shortlisting Tuesday 30th May 2023.

Interview date Wednesday 31st May 2023.

All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check and children and adults barred list checks, where the applicant will be employed in a regulated activity.

Dudley Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, including disabled, and black and ethnic minority applicants.

What the school offers its staff

Dudley Academies Trust is fully committed to prioritising emotional health and wellbeing for all employees. We support our employees to make positive choices for their own wellbeing and encourage an open and understanding culture across and between all roles in the Trust. Our Employee Assistance programme offers 24/7, free legal, financial and counselling provision to all staff.

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About St James Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
761 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to St James Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email DAT.HR@dudleycol.ac.uk.

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