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  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£36,745.00 - £56,959.00 Annually (Actual) Teachers Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale, plus TLR2c (£7,847)

SENDCo job summary

There could not be a more exciting time to join the St Mark's family. Outcomes at Key Stage 4 are in the top 9% of all schools nationally with a Progress 8 Score of +0.66. In 2023 an impressive 60% of all A Levels were awarded A*-B grades with 30% of students securing a place at a Russell Group University.

Do you have the highest expectations for every member of the school community and believe in transformational education for all, irrespective of starting points and background?

Are you able to win hearts and minds with your inspirational vision for school improvement, underpinned by the school’s inclusive Christian ethos and values, Love, Hope and Trust?

Are you passionate about high-quality teaching and learning and a life changing quality of education in schools?

If you can answer yes to these three questions, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit a dedicated and passionate SENDCo to join our transformational Academy, for September 2024. The candidate will be NASENDCo qualified and experienced in managing a varied case load of EHCP’s and SEND provision, within a diverse and community driven academy. This is an instrumental role, in supporting the academies key priority of inclusive practice and will involve the delivery of training and CPD to colleagues, to ensure all teachers are highly skilled teachers of SEND, as part of their standard practice. The successful candidate will have the ability to further build on the incredible foundations already in place with external stakeholders and our parental community, in order to ensure every child can reach their God-given potential.

In return St Mark’s can offer colleagues;  

  • Competitive Support Staff salaries on London Pay Range 

  • Pension schemes - TPS (Teachers) and LGPS (Non-Teachers) 

  • CPD certified opportunities - available to all employees, including the Step Lab Powerful Coaching programme 

  • In depth well-being programme, including 'Cake Wednesday', weekly Pilates classes, 'HR Surgery', fruit Friday's. 

  • An inspirational and collaborative culture, where Leadership actively promote staff voice 

  • Trust wider curricular collaboration and development opportunities 

  • Continual opportunities for succession and progression, including secondment opportunities to Middle and Senior leadership 

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - providing well-being and confidential advice services 

  • Cycle to Work scheme 

  • Health Shield Scheme 

  • On site staff car park 

  • Free staff lunch offer  

The successful candidate will manage a team of Teaching Assistant’s, who are instrumental in the supporting the educational offer of transformation available at St Mark's Academy!

If you have the skills and enthusiasm to make a significant contribution to our inclusive Christian community, then we would love to hear from you.

Visits are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by email to hr@stmarks.anthemtrust.uk

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)
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 St Mark's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
880 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Mark’s Church of England Academy is a 11-18 Academy based in the South London borough of Merton. The Academy is rapidly improving as demonstrated by its rapid increase in GCSE headline figures. The Academy is a community founded on our key values of Trust, Hope and Love and these values permeate our school community.

The Academy is located on the outskirts of London and is well served by Mitcham Eastfields train station which runs regular services towards Central London and Sutton and Wimbledon.

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