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SEN Graduate Specialist

Greensward AcademyEssex

SEN Graduate Specialist

NJC point 5 - 6

Actual salary £16,467 - £16,796

39 weeks per year

37 hours per week

Inspire their Remarkable with us

Calling all Graduates!!!! Are you an enthusiastic graduate who is willing and able to make a difference to the lives of our SEN students? We are looking for applications from highly motivated and inspirational graduates who can provide instruction to small groups of students in Maths, English and other subjects across the curriculum.  You need to be able to work effectively both on your own as well as part of a team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience for those considering a future career in teaching and, for some, the natural progression will be onto the Schools Direct teacher training programme within the academy.

Purpose of the role:  

  • To implement and deliver an appropriate broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for SEN students either one to one or in small groups.    
  • To support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.    
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students    
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.    
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment    
  • To share and support the Academy’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.


Work under the direction of the SENDCo Inclusion to devise and provide appropriate support for students to facilitate an optimal learning experience

Work as a member of a designated team, supporting departments and building professional relationships across the academy

Take part in CPD activities in relevant areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods applied within the academy

Utilise the management information system effectively to maintain appropriate records and assist with tracking students’ progress to inform teaching and learning

Communicate appropriately and effectively with parents and other external agencies

To take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evenings and Parents’ Evenings and play a full part in the life of the Academy, supporting its mission and ethos

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra which is why at AET you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we are inspiring.

We offer:    

  • More training and development, so you can get better at what you do - Varied and stretching continuous professional development opportunities.    
  • More support for you and your loved ones - A health cash plan, employee loans and savings scheme, discounted gym membership and employee assistance programme.    
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.    
  • More reward - A generous and flexible Local Government Pension scheme for support staff.    
  • More possibilities - To inspire children to find their remarkable

Start date- October 2021

Closing date- Thursday 16 September  2021

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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