Birmingham City Council

SENCo

1 day left

Location
Lyndon School
Salary
MPR/UPR plus TLR 1 (£10,200)
Posted
17 Jun 2022
Closes
30 Jun 2022
Contact
recruitment @summitlearningtrust.org.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

SENCo

MPR/UPR plus TLR 1 (£10,200)

Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Lyndon School

Daylesford Road

Solihull

B92 8EJ

Telephone Number: 0121 743 3402

Email Address: recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk

Job Start Date: January 2023

Join Lyndon School a ‘happy, friendly and caring place. Leaders are ambitious in their expectations.

They want the very best for their school community. Pupils enjoy positive relationships with caring staff…. Leaders have designed an ambitious curriculum. In many subjects this sets out the important things that pupils need to know and remember. A rich set of experiences are returning, following the earlier challenges of the pandemic.’ (OfSTED 2022).

Lyndon is part of Summit Learning Trust comprising Lyndon itself, Ninestiles – An Academy, Cockshut Hill School four primary schools and Solihull Sixth Form College. The leadership team of Lyndon is progressive and has the vision, drive and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning.

Join us and you will be part of a school on its journey to outstanding status with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Academy for an enthusiastic and inspirational SENCO who is committed to inclusion and has the desire to maintain the highest standards of provision for SEND pupils. You will be supporting pupils with their academic, personal and social development. The role is demanding and challenging but very rewarding.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for SEND learning throughout the school. You will be able to effectively lead and manage the SEND team which includes a Cognition and Learning Resource Base and you will work closely with parents to ensure they are kept involved and informed of their child’s progress.

We are looking for:

• a fully qualified teacher with experience of acting as SENCO or holds the National Award for SENCO

• wide experience of working with pupils with a range of special educational needs

• excellent understanding of the SEND Code of Practice

If you are an experienced SENCO or a teacher with outstanding outcomes for students with special needs looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.

About the Trust

https://www.summitlearningtrust.org.uk/

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing

• high quality training and support in and across academies

• a clear career pathway

• employee assistance programme

• employee discount schemes

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

Closing Date: 30 June 2022, 12 midday

It is expected that interviews will be shortly after the closing date

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies, please visit the trust website

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
 

 

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