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Assistant SENCo

Assistant SENCo

Future Academies Watford

Watford, Hertfordshire

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£24,967 - £39,722
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018 or sooner by arrangement
Apply by:
29 January 2018

Job overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a vibrant and busy Inclusion department in a successful, dynamic and forward-thinking Academy? 

We are looking for a talented and committed Assistant SENCo, with an enthusiasm for working with children with special educational needs and the ability to inspire our staff and students. 

The successful candidate will join our dynamic Inclusion department, with responsibility for coordinating SEN interventions in literacy and numeracy, testing students for special educational needs and assisting in implementing the requirements of the DfE Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs. For the right candidate this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a skill base and knowledge within SEN and student support, and continue to build on the successes of a well-established department. 

The successful candidate will have successful experience as a classroom teacher, a strong level of literacy and numeracy, excellent academic qualifications, and an interest and enthusiasm for working with children with special educational needs. An appropriate teaching certificate is essential, as part of this role will encompass you teaching literacy.

Applications are welcome from all curriculum backgrounds and key stages. It is not essential that applicants have extensive formal SEN training as we will support the right person to develop their knowledge in this area, however experience of access arrangements would be advantageous.  

We can offer you:  

  • Outstanding 21 st century facilities and well resourced 
  • Excellent Induction  
  • Strong and supportive department leadership
  • Comprehensive Staff Welfare Package 
  • Relocation allowance up to £2,000 
  • Excellent professional development and guidance, with a strong NQT programme 

The welfare of our staff is important to us. We are firmly committed to CPD and offer a comprehensive programme with superb promotion prospects and career development.  NQT's have an opporutnity to start in July and be paid through the summer.If you have the drive to transform learning for our wonderful students, we want to hear from you. 

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About Future Academies Watford

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Your opportunity

As part of Future Academies Watford, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming the lives of children. With regular progression opportunities and excellent CPD for all staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

We offer appropriate support and training as well as excellent opportunities for professional development. We are also able to offer additional remuneration for an exceptional candidate, with the possibility of some management responsibility if appropriate.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming the education of our students, and help to create exceptional opportunities for learning for all our young people.

About Future Academies Watford

Future Academies Watford is set in leafy Hertfordshire, is well connected with many transport links and a short train journey away from the centre of London.

We are part of Future Academies, a Multi-Academy Trust which includes three primary schools and seven secondary schools in and around London and Hertfordshire. We are motivated by a mission of social change and reducing educational inequality. We are unique in our approach to a knowledge-rich curriculum; our school motto is libertas per cultum (freedom through education), and in our strong emphasis on raising young people’s aspirations and outcomes through the teaching of classical and traditional subjects.

Why work at Future Academies Watford?

Our staff often refer to their departments and the wider staff as ‘a family’.

We also take workload issues seriously and we believe our Academy does more than any other to help staff maintain a sustainable and joyful life/work balance.

We provide a safe, caring and challenging environment for learning, committed to the development of every student as an individual. We understand that while students have different gifts and talents we have a strong belief that everyone can be Great.

All staff benefit from high quality continuing professional development opportunities and there is a comprehensive Induction programme for NQTs

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. We are fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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