Senco, Manchester

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The East Manchester AcademyManchester
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Start date: June 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers' Main Scale/Upper Pay Spine plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Required from June 2019 

Salary:  Teachers Main Scale plus TLR 1B 

‘Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children’

Are you looking for a vibrant, forward thinking school with a supportive Senior Leadership Team?

Would you like to work in a modern, well-equipped state of the art Academy?

If you have answered yes to these questions, The East Manchester Academy would love you to join us!

The East Manchester Academy is a vibrant and innovative educational community in the heart of Beswick, and is a member of the Education and Leadership Trust with Whalley Range 11-18 High School and Levenshulme High School. 

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic SENCO who is a well-qualified, enthusiastic teacher, who is passionate about raising the achievement of SEN students. The postholder will have the interests of the students at heart and can add value to the Academy as a whole. 

The faculty works closely with subject specialist teaching staff in a range of ways to ensure that our support work with students, both in and out of subject lessons, is enhancing their learning and progress.  Faculty expertise contributes to lesson planning as well as in-class support.  There is a strong focus on building and enabling independence for the students that we work with – not only academically but also to take part fully in the life of the school community, including taking on leadership roles and participating in extra-curricular activities and competitions.  To this end, the support we provide is tailored to each young person and is focused on both achievement and personal development.

We are looking to appoint a SENCO who is motivated to help the Teaching Assistants in their team who are highly-valued members of our school community and are a skilled team who have a strong commitment to securing excellent progress and development for the students in our care.

In return we offer the following 


• Bike2work scheme

• Gym membership

• Employee Assistance

• Teachers’ Pension Fund

• On-site parking for staff

• Staff Wellbeing

• The academy participates in the childcare voucher scheme 

• Free annual flu jabs

• Large, modern staff room

Our co-operative Values


We help people to help themselves


We take responsibility for, and answer to our actions


We give our members a say in the way we run our business. We give you a say in the way we run our school


No matter how much money a member invests in their share account, they still have one vote. Equal rights for everyone


We carry our business in a way that is fair and unbiased


We share interests and common purposes with our members and other co-operatives

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Please return your application form to  by midnight on Monday 21st January 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st January 2019.  

(NB It may not be possible to inform each applicant, therefore only successful applicants will be notified).  

Job location

More about The East Manchester Academy
Address: 60 Grey Mare Lane, Beswick, Manchester, M11 3DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 230 8039