Lead Teacher for SEND, Wolverhampton, WV6 8XG

Closing date:

The King's Church of England SchoolWolverhampton, WV6 8XG

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR 2b (£4,310)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The King’s CE School is seeking a highly motivated Lead Teacher for SEND to manage the day to day operational matters of SEND in the school.  To teach children with a range of special educational needs either individually or in small groups. Predominantly such lessons will be English, literacy and specific learning difficulties, with the aim of developing a child’s independent learning within mainstream classes across the curriculum.    The purpose of this post is to organise, develop and implement the support and inclusion of pupils with SEND.  To lead a team of Teaching Assistants.  Working with the SENCO to develop and implement the School’s strategy for Special Needs so that it integrates with the major objectives of the school development plan, and the School’s SEND Policy.

Qualifications Knowledge and Experience 

Qualified Teacher Status  

A record of successful teaching of SEND pupils in another school 

A clear philosophy of how successful learning is promoted and why the subject should be taught 

Awareness of the strategies available for improving the learning and achievement of pupils of all abilities 

Knowledge of national requirements  

Know the current legal requirements, national policies and guidance on the safeguarding and promotion of the well-being of children and young people   

Personal Qualities  

A reflective practitioner with a positive attitude towards continuing professional development and their own learning 

Ambition for further future promotion 

Committed to the role of the form tutor and to the academic and social progress of the pupils in the tutor group  

Good personal organisation and time management  

A commitment to equality of opportunity for all pupils  

Ability to work effectively under pressure    

Skills and Abilities  

Good teaching skills that enable learners of all abilities to make at least the progress expected with the ability to motivate students of all levels and make learning enjoyable  

The ability to personalise learning so that pupils with special needs and other identified groups make at least the progress expected  

Good classroom and behaviour management skills with high expectations of pupil learning and behaviour  

The ability to assess pupil progress and use this assessment to promote further learning  

Good communication skills both verbally and in writing  

Good inter personal skills that promote good relationships with pupils, parents, colleagues and outside agencies  

A confident user of IT, with the ability to use it to enhance pupil learning in the classroom

To apply: 

You need to complete an application form, which you can download from our website :


All completed applications to be emailed to: z.amjad@kingswolverhampton.co.uk

Closing date: 21 October 2018

Interviews: Wednesday 24 October 2018

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More about The King's Church of England School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8XG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902 558333
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