Assistant SENCo, Watford, Hertfordshire

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Francis Combe AcademyWatford, Hertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018 or sooner by arrangement
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,967 - £39,722
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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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More about Francis Combe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Horseshoe Lane, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 7HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 672964
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This is a tremendous opportunity to join us on our exciting journey to becoming an 'Outstanding' Academy.  

Following our successful Ofsted in November 2015, we are now a school of choice, with our admission numbers increasing year on year as a ...