We are seeking to appoint a dedicated, passionate and enthusiastic teacher with experience of leading SEND across the whole school. Whilst a specific subjectspecialism is not required, you should have experience of teaching cohorts to national standards of accountability, and be able to demonstrate a track recordof doing this successfully. Your training and experience may be in primary, secondary or special school provision, but you will demonstrate the willingness andability to undertake further training to develop the skills and knowledge which will equip you to ensure that every SEND pupil across the age range benefitsfrom outstanding quality first teaching and, where needed, can access appropriate tailored support to meet his or her needs.
If successful, you will be responsible for the leadership and day-to-day running of the school’s SEND team of 14 skilled and experienced Teaching Assistantsand Learning Mentors. Two of these colleagues are training to achieve HLTA status and will support you in the day-to-day management of the team’s work. TheSEND team is at an exciting time in its development, having just moved into brand new accommodation and currently undergoing restructuring and anddevelopment. The successful candidate will be able to shape and develop the team and the school’s SEND provision as we grow as a through school over thecoming years. Ideally, you will be confident in the use of educational technology (Edtech) and be willing to support the school’s ethos of utilising 21st Centurytechnologies to support learning and progress. You’ll be well equipped to develop strategies to support pupils with all four categories of need across the fullage range of the school and will have the interpersonal skills to collaborate with all stakeholders in pursuit of a wide range of school improvement aims.
Ribblesdale School is a Microsoft Showcase
School using cutting edge technology, located in the heart of the beautiful
Ribble Valley in Lancashire and we are seeking to appoint.
This post will require you to maintain a sharp focus on curriculum implementation and the relevant research around it, including the Ofsted subject research reviews, in order to advise curriculum leaders on incorporating inclusive approaches to teaching and learning in schemes of learning across the school.
You will be a strong classroom practitioner and an excellent communicator who is able to support colleagues and model good and outstanding practice. You will be innovative, skilled and and resourceful in supporting personalised approaches for pupils experiencing barriers to learning, ensuring that curriculum time is used wisely to maximise progress for pupils following alternative pathways. The successful candidate will hold the National SENDCo Award and will demonstrate willingness to work closely with the school’s pastoral and inclusion teams to develop cohesive practice which provides holistic support for our young people.
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