SENCO, Etwall, Derbyshire

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John Port Spencer AcademyEtwall, Derbyshire
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 1a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

SENCO at John Port Spencer Academy  

Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 1a  

Permanent and full time from September 2018

Spencer Academies Trust is a medium sized Trust which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 12 schools (5 Secondary and 7 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:  

Vision 

The Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.  

We Believe:  

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development. 
  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership. 
  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.  

John Port Spencer Academy is a large, vibrant and energetic community school demonstrating a common purpose and ambition - to ensure the very best learning experience for each and every one of our students. We recognise that every student has their own individual strengths, gifts and talents; our aim is to ensure that these are all nurtured and developed to their full potential.  

We are seeking to appoint a SENCO to secure exceptional outcomes for SEND Learners through the leadership and management of all aspects of SEND provision. The successful candidate will be strongly committed to the view that all students can achieve and make progress. You should be passionate about supporting and managing all aspects of support and teaching for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the academy.  

As part of the Spencer Academies Trust, an exciting programme of professional development will also be available to you. For more information, please find the Person Specification and the Job Description attached.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning outcomes.  

If you would like further information about the role, or if you would like to visit our Maths Faculty, please email vacancies@johnport.derbyshire.sch.uk

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at http://www.satrust.com/vacancies 

In line with safer recruitment policies, references will be called for prior to interview.   

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at 8.30am.

Interviews will take place on Friday 25th May 2018 at John Port Spencer Academy.  

The Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.



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Address: Etwall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6LU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 734111