"I very much enjoy working in the Learning Support faculty at Fullbrook. It is a welcoming, friendly and supportive place to work. Our team of hard working and dedicated staff are passionate about seeing students with SEND succeed. We regularly share good practice with each other and work hard to develop SEND expertise throughout the school."
Mrs. Hickford – SEND teacher
Fullbrook is a mixed 11-18 Academy classified by Ofsted in March 2017 as Good. In 2017, 84% of students achieved five or more GCSEs at 4+ including English and Maths.
At Fullbrook we believe all students should be challenged to achieve more than they ever thought possible, and offer a variety of extra-curricular activities, including the Duke of Edinburgh scheme to enhance our students’ talents.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a ‘Good’ school, with ‘Outstanding’ safeguarding and a truly inclusive ethos where all staff are committed to maximising the potential of every student.
We have 25 students on role with an EHCP and around 140 identified as requiring SEN support. We aim to stretch our most able, and support our most vulnerable, by supporting teachers with strategies to enable children of all abilities to progress in a fully inclusive environment.
The role is varied and includes aspects of SEND, attendance, safeguarding, pupil premium and behaviour management.
The candidate will have strong leadership skills, with the ability to manage and coach teams of staff. Excellent communication skills are required to deal with a variety of people including parents and external agencies on a day-to-day basis.
If you would like to work with us, please consider if you have the following:
- Experience of supporting SEND in a mainstream or specialist setting.
- Qualified Teacher Status.
- NASENCO accreditation or willingness to undertake award.
- A track record of positive impact upon student outcomes.
- A belief in the abilities of all students to succeed.
- High expectations of all students.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Fullbrook offers a fully, tailored CPD programme which supports the needs of staff and encourages progression.
Details of the school and an application form are available on our school website.
Closing date: Monday 23 April 2018.
Interview date: Thursday 3 May 2018.
Fullbrook is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance.
Contact: Helen Parsonage, HR Officer