57 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    13 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L6-10

What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential • A good degree in an appropriate discipline related to the subject area (A/C) • A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) (A/C) • Holds the Masters Level National Award for SEN Coordination (C) • A strong and secure subject knowledge in the subject area up to GCSE (A/I) • Recent and relevant teaching experience (A/I/R) • Experience of assessment at key stage 3 and 4 (A/I/R) • Awareness of the strategies available for improving the learning and achievement of all students (A/I) • A good understanding of curriculum developments in the subject area (A/I) • Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies (A/I) • An understanding of how assessment for learning can improve student performance (A/I) • Confidence in the use of standard computer packages and how these can be used to enhance student learning (A/I) Last updated: 11.09.2022 • Able to use student level data to raise standards (A/I) • Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team (A/I) • Enthusiasm for your subject area (A/I) • Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas (A/I) • Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential safeguarding issues (A/I/R) • Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and their parents (A/I/R) • Able to communicate high expectations to all students (A/I/R) • Willingness to share good practice across the department and beyond (A/I/R) Desirable • Strong ICT skills including SMART board or Promethean (A/I/R) • Experience of assessment at key stage 5 (A/I/R) • A strong and secure subject knowledge in the subject area up to A level (A/I)

What the school offers its staff

Our staff are talented and enthusiastic and will contribute to the academy's continued success. We have a staff rewards budget and socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to staff benefits scheme. At Lincoln Castle Academy we value the continuous professional development of all our employee and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged, and supported to achieve their very best. You would be joining a highly skilled and committed staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Lincoln Castle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
680 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Lincoln Castle Academy

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