Strategic Lead for SEN - TLR 1.3
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Start date details
19 March 2023 at 11:59pm
3 March 2023
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TLR 1.3 - £12,719
What skills and experience we're looking for
Manchester Enterprise Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified SENCO who, with the support of the Senior Leadership Team and Deputy SENCO’s will lead the further development of our Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) provision.
The newly appointed SENCO will determine the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision within the academy at a critical time as the proportion of students with an EHC Plan increases to over 7.5% (96 students) and students accessing SEN support increases to 19%.
We are a fully inclusive academy where the removing barriers to success for all learners is an ongoing focus.
Main purpose of the job:
In addition to those professional responsibilities which are common to all classroom teachers in the school, the post holder’s key responsibilities will be to:
- Lead the academy to develop excellence in inclusive practice for students with Special Educational Needs (SEND) and to lead the SEND team to support the delivery of outstanding progress for SEND students.
- Alongside the Quality of Education team lead the development of excellent teaching and curriculum development for all pupils to support the delivery of outstanding progress for students with SEND
- Plan strategically and co-ordinate the day-to-day operation of the academy’s SEND policy including ensuring early identification of need and a whole school graduated approach.
The post holder will be expected to match the characteristics described in the DfE Teaching Standards and will be required to exercise his/her professional skills and judgement to carry out, in a collaborative manner, the professional duties set out below.
The post holder is accountable to a Senior Leader and to the Headteacher.
The closing date for this application is 19th March 2023 with interviews to take place as soon as possible.
What the school offers its staff
MEA is proud to be part of the Prospere Learning Trust. At MEA our vision is a Fantastic Future for All. This means that we strive to do everything we can to ensure that every single student has the best possible chance of a fantastic future regardless of background. Integral to this, we focus relentlessly on the MEA Way of being safe, respectful, ready and kind at all times. Our academic curriculum is complemented by our Fantastic Futures curriculum. This is designed to develop students’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural character. We strive to provide students with the experiences, skills and attributes to understand the world around them and to develop the cultural capital that is essential to succeed in today’s society.
Working for us:
Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.
Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;
- a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
- membership to Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
- access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24 hour support
- Cyclescheme access
- Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions
Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete. We cannot accept CV's.We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if we receive a high volume of applicants.
Further details about the role
Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.
All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks and receipt of satisfactory references.
All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
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About Manchester Enterprise Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 19
- Education phase
- View all Secondaryjobs
- School size
- 1225 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 19
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Manchester Enterprise Academy website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
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