3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

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Additional allowances

TLR 1a (£8,706)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Telford Langley School is looking to appoint a SENCO.We are looking for an ambitious and dynamic leader to lead an exceptional additional needs department. You will be joining the school at an exciting time in its growth and development.

The purpose of this role is to secure exceptional provision for vulnerable learners, ensuring early interventions, ongoing support plans and effective communication with families and outside agencies, to fully ensure an inclusive education for all.

You will ensure that the new team you lead can:

  • Provide advice and support regarding the inclusion of a significant number of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), Pupil Premium, children in care and EAL children.
  • Ensure that statutory policies, functions and procedures are in place and consistently applied within the expected time scales.
  • Ensure that EHCP application and review processes are fit for purpose.
  • Work with the Director of Inclusion to be accountable for the performance related to education of pupils, narrowing the gap in outcomes between vulnerable children and their peers by improving access, aspiration and achievement.
  • Work in partnership and liaise effectively with other services (including education, health and social care) to ensure there is coherent and appropriate support available for all pupils with SEND, through EPEPs and Care Planning meetings for children.
  • Monitor and manage the Inclusion Department budgets to ensure the effective use of resources, value for money and compliance with financial management requirements.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • An extensive CPD programme to nurture and develop your talents at all levels,
  • A professional, hard-working and supportive team that works together to create a welcoming, vibrant learning culture inclusive to all.
  • Access to a network of successful schools to share best practice and develop career prospects at the highest level.

Further details about the role

Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Community Academies Trust Company Registration No. 0747273-6

About the Employer

The Telford Langley School is sponsored by The Community Academies Trust (CAT) which has a track record of achieving and sustaining OUTSTANDING schools. Our approach is based on a fundamental belief that all young people have the talent and the potential to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Alongside the family of schools, the CAT has established a teaching school which ensures CPD opportunities are abundant for all, no matter what stage of your career you are at.

Tel: 01952 386700.

Duce Drive,




Commitment to safeguarding

CAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitmentattelfordlangleyschool@taw.org.uk

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About The Telford Langley School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
979 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Headteachers Welcome to the Telford Langley School On behalf of the Directors, Staff and Students I would like to welcome you to The Telford Langley School. We are a school in the heart of its community and are committed to 'Ensuring Excellence' in everything we do. It is my privilege to lead The Telford Langley School. Here at the school, we firmly believe that all students should feel safe, happy and cared for in an environment that is well disciplined allowing students to be successful and enjoy their learning. Our ethos is that every student should be effectively challenged and supported in order to maximise their academic success and make the best progress possible. We are committed to ensuring that our students benefit from a challenging and appropriate curriculum partnered with high quality teaching in a calm, well-ordered learning environment. We are very proud of our polite, helpful, well-mannered students and we aim to give them the best possible platform to secure a bright future.

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