Head of Learning Plus, Bournemouth

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Bournemouth Collegiate SchoolBournemouth
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

BCS is a rapidly growing co-educational independent school situated on the South coast. The Senior School has extensive facilities set in an attractive 5 acre campus.

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our committed team.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to take on an important leadership role.

The school welcomes applications from both experienced SENCOs and those passionate about Special Educational Needs wishing to specialise in this area.

The successful candidate will lead, develop and improve teaching and learning throughout the Senior School for Learning Plus pupils, aiming for the highest achievable standards in all lessons and support sessions.

Knowledge and experience of both SEN and literacy strategies for raising achievement is essential; as is the ability to develop links with all other curriculum areas, working closely with the Head of EAL, and the pastoral and boarding teams.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Is able to teach pupils with SpLD in a one to one and /or small group situations
  • Has commitment and passion for inclusion, ensuring individual pupil needs are identified early and are met through targeted provision
  • Has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the SEND Code of Practice
  • Can work effectively with external agencies
  • Has a desire to work closely with families to enhance children’s experiences
  • Is an excellent communicator with effective organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Is a team player, able to inspire others to approach their practice creatively so that all learners believe in themselves
  • Will work strategically with the Senior Management Team
  • Will work with teachers to help to monitor pupil progress throughout the key stages and drive up standards
  • Has the ability to support and overview the work of staff working with Learning Plus pupils
  • Has the ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children.

In return, as a school, we can offer:

  • A genuine opportunity to lead and make a difference
  • Supportive, hardworking and friendly colleagues
  • Polite and well-motivated pupils who are keen to learn
  • A well-resourced Learning Plus room
  • Experienced and dedicated Learning Plus team

As part of United Learning, we offer excellent opportunities for professional development.

United Learning has teamed up with ‘Edenred’ to provide employees with a great selection of flexible rewards including salary sacrifice schemes and access to a variety of retail discounts.

For any queries relating to the role or your application please email recruitment@bcschool.co.uk  

To find out more about the School, please visit our website at www.bournemouthcollegiateschool.co.uk  

Closing date: Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9am
Interview date: Tuesday 26th September 2017

BCS is an equal opportunities employer, and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions in School will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

To comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

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Bournemouth Collegiate School (Senior School), Bournemouth, Dorset

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Address: Senior School, College Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 2DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 423266