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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, term time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

SEN 2 + TLR 1A

What skills and experience we're looking for

• Qualified Teacher Status.

• SENDCo qualification (or studying towards the qualification).

• Degree or equivalent.

• Can demonstrate commitment to an educational vision and values which are in line with those of the trust.

• Successful experience as a school middle equivalent position or a role with similar levels of responsibility and accountability.

• Able to work strategically with a wide range of stakeholders and partners, including external support services, parents and other providers.

• Possess a strong knowledge of SEND/whole school inclusion.

• Highly effective subject teacher, able to model good practice to fellow professionals.

• Strong record in school or subject improvement.

• Experience of successfully coaching others.

• Good understanding of statutory frameworks for schools, such as the SEND Code of Practice and OFSTED handbook.

• Experience of leading teacher professional development, either through formal routes, such as NPQ or ECF facilitation and/or bespoke programmes.

• Able to communicate effectively with different groups, including pupils, parents and staff.

• Up to date knowledge in SEND, including national policy, pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, behaviour management strategies, inspection findings and statutory requirements.

• Can demonstrate an ability to secure the highest standards of teaching and learning, behaviour, pastoral care and outcomes for children and young people.

• Able to secure robust systems for managing resources to maximise impact.

• Possesses a strong understanding of how to keep children safe in education.

• Able to think systematically, to introduce appropriate systems that are well understood by all stakeholders.

• Able to maintain a healthy work-life balance and willing to ask for support when necessary.

• Willing to work flexible hours to fulfil academy, including occasional evening meetings.

• Knowledge and understanding of key partnerships and processes that meet the needs of children and young people with SEND.

• Positive about working within a multi-academy trust, recognising the advantages partnership and willing to compromise approaches to support the wider success of the organisation.


What the school offers its staff

Royds Hall is a small secondary school that achieved a Progress 8 score of 0.2 in 2023. We enjoy strong behaviour for learning and a curriculum that is ambitious for all and well sequenced. Staff wellbeing is central to our vision of ‘valuing people, supporting personal best’. Visitors and staff regularly share that the school is warm and supportive with high expectations for all.


We also offer pupils a wealth of extended learning opportunities from; Royds Hall Scholars, Duke of Edinburgh, debating society, Steam Lab to knitting for fun. The PE department support our pupils to represent the school in a wide range of sports including Basketball, Netball and Athletics. We take part in the annual Speakers’ Trust event and have been successful in reaching the final in recent years. Pupils gain from a wealth of opportunities offered including leadership opportunities in every year group. In 2023, 100% of pupils took part in an extended learning opportunity. A strong belief exists that offering a wide range of extended learning opportunities ignites pupil interests and allows them uncover skills and abilities that support their sense of achievement and happiness in school and into adulthood. We believe that every child can succeed and it is our privilege to provide them the opportunities to identify their talents and their future dreams and aspirations.


“We are delighted to officially announce that the inspection team rated Royds Hall a Share Academy as a ‘Good’ school. We are exceptionally proud of what our staff and pupils have achieved in the last five years. Whilst the outcome doesn’t change the way we work, it provides further evidence of the very positive journey of improvement we are on. We will continue to focus on what matters for our pupils and community and ensure that our pupils leave school fully equipped with the life skills, experiences and educational outcomes to enjoy a happy and successful future.” – May 2023


Royds Hall is a wonderful place to work, where you will have the opportunity to make a difference every single day.


Commitment to safeguarding

SHARE MAT is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance. All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post

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About Royds Hall, A Share Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1244 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Phone number
01484463366

Being part of SHARE Multi-Academy Trust and Teaching School Hub for Kirklees and Calderdale, provides staff a wealth of support and a wide range of opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the Trust and also with the wider Calderdale and Kirklees network. This means we can offer the successful candidate access to a fantastic support network, CPD and opportunities to develop practice. Royds Hall is a small secondary school that achieved a Progress 8 score of 0.01 in 2022. We are exceptionally proud of the progress that has been made in school over the last four years, it has most certainly been a wonderful trajectory of improvement. We enjoy strong behaviour for learning and a curriculum that is ambitious for all and well sequenced. Staff wellbeing is central to our vision of ‘valuing people, supporting personal best’. Visitors and staff regularly share that the school is warm and supportive with high expectations for all. This team ethos pervades everything we do.
We also offer pupils a wealth of extended learning opportunities from; Royds Hall Scholars, Duke of Edinburgh, debating society, Steam Lab to knitting for fun. The PE department support our pupils to represent the school in a wide range of sports including Basketball, Netball and Athletics. We take part in the annual Speakers’ Trust event and have been successful in reaching the final in recent years. Pupils gain from a wealth of opportunities offered including leadership opportunities in every year group. In 2022, 100% of pupils took part in an extended learning opportunity. A strong belief exists that offering a wide range of extended learning opportunities ignites pupil interests and allows them uncover skills and abilities that support their sense of achievement and happiness in school and into adulthood. We believe that every child can succeed and it is our privilege to provide them the opportunities to identify their talents and their future dreams and aspirations.
As a teaching professional, the curriculum allows you the flexibility to create an inspiring, exciting learning journey for all pupils enabling them to develop into active citizens of the future, empowered to make their best contribution to society. The Curriculum is developed in a thematic and practical way that engages both our employees and young people. We seek ways to make our curriculum even more interesting every year and you have the ability to do this at Royds Hall. Lessons are fascinating, engaging, exhilarating, and demand that pupils think for themselves whilst ensuring pupils see a purpose to their work.
Royds Hall is a wonderful place to work, where you will have the opportunity to make a difference every single day.

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