4 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    20 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    6 April 2021

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

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

Job summary

Position: SENDco

School: Within a CORE Education sponsored Academy (Rockwood, Arena, Jewellery Quarter, City Academy)

Apply by: Tuesday 20th April 2021

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1a - £8,291

Contract: Full time, permanent

Job start: To be discussed

This role will be based at one of our four academies, which are all 11-16 co-educational schools. We have the highest expectations and aspirations for students in our care and each school unapologetically puts students’ interests at the heart of every decision it makes.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Our schools are places of possibility and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking an experienced SENDCo who is dedicated to supporting pupils with SEND. You should be able to demonstrate how you have made a tangible difference to the education of students with additional needs. The successful candidate will be committed to providing our students with the tools they need to succeed in building a bright future. Applicants must be working towards or hold the national SENCo qualification.

WHAT WE OFFER
The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:

• be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir

• be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff

We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:

• a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential

• access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff

This is an exciting time to join the Trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition and oneness.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & HOW TO APPLY
For further information about this exciting opportunity, or an informal discussion, please contact Saiqa Liaqat sl@core-education.co.uk

To apply for this role please submit your completed application form to recruitment@core-education.co.uk by Tuesday 20th April 2021.

Only those applicants submitting a CORE Education Trust Application Form will be considered. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants.

CORE Education Trust is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are an Equal Opportunities and Living Wage employer.

Employee benefits

All employees, regardless of hours worked or length of service, are entitled to up to 52 weeks maternity leave, including paternity and adoption leave.

We offer all staff a 2-week break over the school Christmas holidays, on top of their allocated holiday allowance.

We are proud to be a living wage employer, which means fair and competitive wage to all CORE Education Trust Employees

All staff are automatically opted in for the award-winning Westfield Health employee assist program.

A CPD strategy that will support the career aspirations of all staff to help you realise your potential.

All employees are automatically entered into a pension scheme.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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Schools overview

About the schools

CORE EDUCATION TRUST
CORE Education Trust is a values-driven multi-academy trust rich in cultural and social diversity. Responsible for four academies in Birmingham, the Trust was set up to innovate through adversity and to challenge the conventional boundaries of what is possible for our students. Motivated and inspired by the success of our students, our ambition goes beyond textbooks and whiteboards, we are proud to work with the young people of Birmingham.

School details

Arena Academy

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
968 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
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City Academy

School type
Free School
Education phase
Secondary
School size
Up to 1000 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Jewellery Quarter Academy

School type
Free School
Education phase
Secondary
School size
553 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Rockwood Academy

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
785 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

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