Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified Special Needs
Coordinator (SENDCo). The role of Special Needs Coordinator can be highly
rewarding, as you will have the opportunity to directly contribute to pupils
receiving the support they need to achieve their full potential. As a
community, the academy believes in working collaboratively and sharing good
practice. If you want to be part of a team which embraces innovation and
creativity, then we are interested to hear from you.
candidate will currently hold the National Award for SEN Coordination (or be
close to completion) and may also hold many appropriate qualifications for
examinations access and diagnostic assessments. Our SENDCo must be
passionate about being a true champion for some of our most vulnerable students
and provide support to their families.
Key responsibilities will include:
- With the support of the Senior Leadership Team
and the SEND department, as the new SENDCo, you will take responsibility for
the day-to-day implementation of the SEND policy
- Responsible for the SEND information report and
provision made by the academy for students with learning difficulties or
disabilities, to ensure they achieve their full potential
- Work closely and proactively with staff,
parents/carers, external partners and other agencies
- Inspire and motivate other teachers, model good
practice and develop a whole school commitment to supporting pupils with SEND
- Provide professional guidance to staff to help
ensure high quality teaching, behaviour management and the effective use of resources
to secure an inclusive education
- Lead a team of dedicated Learning &
A small number of
hours of teaching will also be required, but we do not require a particular
We are proud to be sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust and the
successful candidate would benefit from the opportunities which arise as a
result of this, please see the attachments on our website for more information.
The academy incorporates the successful and growing Lord Nelson Sixth Form College.
We are delighted to be part of the Ormiston Academies Trust OAKS teacher
training facility and we have strong links with the University of East Anglia.
We offer an excellent induction package for all new staff, led by a member of
the senior leadership team and supported by personal mentors.
If you are interested in being at the leading edge of education, believe
that all young people can achieve high standards; we want to hear from you.
We would encourage
candidates to explore our website for more information about Victory Academy
and view our virtual tours. We would
encourage early application as we may interview sooner.
Ormiston Victory Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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