7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership, SEN specialist
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£46,566 - £51,402

Job summary

Securing in consultation with the rest of the senior leadership team outstanding education for all young people at Unity Academy, particularly those with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities, ensuring consistently high expectations of students and outcomes, which improve year on year.

Working as part of the senior leadership team to ensure a purposeful, positive and disciplined culture and ethos, which ensures a safe and stable population with strong progress and attainment outcomes for students. Thereby, ensuring a high quality education for all students.
Ensuring the key elements of quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development safety and leadership are all of a very high standard for children with additional needs.

Working in association with the Headteacher overseeing, as appropriate to this role, staffing and resource management to ensure the school is financially secure and operating within budget.

Being committed to ensuring that Unity Academy is fully inclusive and supporting the leadership of the academies work in terms of inclusion.

Applying for the job

Please complete the online application form at www.fcat.org.uk including a supporting statement. This supporting statement should be no more than two sides of A4.

For any information regarding the position or the school or to arrange a visit to Unity Academy please contact Mrs. K. Linney, Principal’s PA who will be happy to assist you.

Closing time and date for applications is: 9AM on Friday 14th May 2021.
Interviews will be held (in person at the academy) on the 24th and 25th May 2021.
The appropriate arrangements to ensure compliance with current COVID-19 restrictions will be in place for candidates.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
962 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Unity Academy Blackpool

Unity Academy serves an area of high socio-economic disadvantage; we are in the highest percentile for pupil premium, free school meals and SEND needs. These challenges make Unity a very special place to work; our children have character in abundance and are highly reliant on the supportive atmosphere that the academy offers them. Students are keen to learn and want to succeed; through the support of staff, we make this possible.

School location

Warbreck Hill Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0TS

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