Teacher of SEN

Redden Court School, Romford, Essex, RM3 0TS

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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Contract type



Main scale Outer London

Teacher of SEN job summary

We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to teach children with learning difficulties in our growing SEND Faculty.

At Redden Court School, we believe in ‘Success for All’; children with learning needs are taught in smaller classes and follow a bespoke curriculum aiming toward GCSEs without skipping stages of learning. We are a well resourced SEND Faculty. There are two large, dedicated areas for SEND both comprising several rooms including a sensory room, spaces for small group interventions and an outdoor, ‘alternative playground’ garden.

The SEND team is enthusiastic, energetic and experts in supporting our students to reach their full potential. We are looking for an energetic, well-organised and flexible Teacher of SEND who:
Has experience of teaching students with a range of SEND
Takes pride in delivering high quality teaching
Is ready to make a significant positive impact on our students and our whole school
Is proactive and solution focussed
Is interested in training for the National Award for SENCos

We can offer:
A strong and supportive SLT who have placed SEND at the top of the school agenda for success
Excellent opportunities for professional development and future career progression at Redden Court School and across our Multi Academy Trust
A school staff team who are dedicated, collegiate, friendly and extremely welcoming
Time in addition to PPA for ARP Lead Teacher duties and, a dedicated working space in the SEND area

The successful candidate will be committed to our vision, our values and ethos, and have the interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff and students to achieve all they can. If you would like to speak to the Head of Inclusion, Mrs J Tyldesley, please feel free to telephone the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.

References from 2 previous employers will be sought prior to interview.

Additional allowances

We can offer:
A strong and supportive SLT who have placed SEND at the top of the school agenda for success
Excellent opportunities for professional development and future career progression at Redden Court School and across our Multi Academy Trust
A school staff team who are dedicated, collegiate, friendly and extremely welcoming
Time in addition to PPA for ARP Lead Teacher duties and a dedicated working space
Redden Court School believes that all staff should be involved in a continuing process of improvement. The school is committed to fostering a positive ethos of continuous learning. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the means by which the school is able to motivate and develop its staff community. This development takes place at a number of levels: individual, team, whole school and through wider networks. CPD supports and reflects the ethos, values and vision of the school.
Staff Benefits

Career Development:
Support towards achieving further qualifications
Leadership programmes
Progression opportunities
Teacher Training Programme

Family Friendly:

Childcare vouchers – if you are using registered or approved childcare, you can choose to take part of your salary in childcare vouchers to pay for it which are Tax and National Insurance free. This means you get extra value from your pay packet each month.


Pension – teaching staff access Teacher Pension Scheme and Associate Staff access Local Government Pension Scheme
All teaching staff are allocated a Chromebook

Health and Wellbeing:

Schools Advisory Service offering:
Access 24 hours a day to a GP Helpline where you can have a telephone consultation for you and close relatives.
Access to Physiotherapy
Access to a counselling service
Free 12 week Weight Management Programme
Support for stress management
Lifestyle Screening
Relationship Counselling
Long Term Condition support - Support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long term condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones Disease. This list is not exhaustive.
Private Medical Service
Stress Counselling

Applying for the job

Application forms can be found on the school's website and sent to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk once completed.

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Supporting documents

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

About Redden Court School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
919 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01708 342293

We pride ourselves on being a fully comprehensive school placed at the heart of the community. We want all of our students to be happy, ambitious and to achieve results that reflect their true potential.

Our school has served the local community of Harold Wood for many years, providing a high quality education to the students of this area.

Our vision is focused on a ‘Commitment to Success for All’ and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The school is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for all of our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches.
We have caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring the students are successful in every aspect of their learning.
Redden Court is the founding school in the Success for All Educational Trust and is recognised as one of the highest performing mixed comprehensive schools in Havering.

We are an accredited ‘Thinking School’ and have very close links with the Cognitive Education Development Unit at the University of Exeter. Metacognition and the development of thinking skills is at the heart of our teaching and learning in the school as we believe it plays an important part in developing resilient and independent learners.

We also have very strong links with the Havering Teacher Training Programme, we are a senior partner in the Empower Teaching Alliance and we are recognised as a Leading Edge School by the SSAT. The school has also been accredited with All Together (Anti Bullying), Place2Be (Student Mental Health), SEND Exceptional Outcomes Award, The Quality in Careers Standards, Healthy Schools Gold Award and Gold Travel Ambassadors Award.

We are a growing community Trust with inclusion at the heart of our ethos and require leaders who will bring this vision to life.

These are exciting times for Redden Court School with so much change and challenge in the future.

Arranging a visit to Redden Court School

We welcome visits from potential applicants. To arrange an informal discussion or a school visit please contact Head's PA Caroline Morris on 01708 342293.

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