SENDCo, Sheffield

Closing date:

Astrea Academy SheffieldSheffield

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

In September 2018 Astrea Academy Sheffield opened its doors for the first time. Astrea Academy Sheffield will be the Astrea Academy Trust’s first all-through academy which will embody our vision for an education that truly ‘inspires beyond measure’, whilst representing a beacon at the heart of a part of the city undergoing significant regeneration.

The school will grow with its community and will reach capacity within four years of opening. When all year groups are filled, the school will accommodate the education and personal development of 1370 pupils right through from Nursery to Sixth Form. We are delighted to say at this point we are currently oversubscribed and our current staff and pupils embody our mantra daily; ‘A Relentless Commitment to Excellence – Everyday’

If you are motivated by contributing to a culture of constant improvement, and if you are seeking to improve outcomes for young people in a brand new purpose build academy that you will help to shape, then we would love to hear from you. You will play a vital role in the early stages and growth of Astrea Academy Sheffield and will be able to put an indelible stamp on its approach to enhancing the life chances of all students.

The successful candidate will ensure that the highest standards of learning, development and achievement for pupils throughout the academy. They will be a member of the the Senior Leadership Team which ensures that operational and strategic excellence is delivered across the Academy. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, organised and have the highest level of communication skills. This will be achieved through the clear and effective leadership. The SENDCo will be an integral leader in the academy and embody a passion for all-through education. They will also have experience of coaching, monitoring and line managing staff and be an outstanding classroom practitioner. 

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the entire organisation. To complement the intrinsic rewards which we award to our teachers and to demonstrate our commitment to them, in September 2017 the Astrea Academy Trust awarded all teaching staff a 2% pay increase which was above the recommended increase of 1% from the School Teachers Review Body.

We foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role via the application process.

Closing date: 19th February 2019

Interview date:  7th March 2019

Reporting to: Executive Principal, Astrea Academy Sheffield

For interest of queries about this post, including booking on one of our tours, please email our Academy Support manager: Charlotte Reed – Charlotte.Reed@astreasheffield.org

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.



Job location

More about Astrea Academy Sheffield
×
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Andover Street, Burngreave, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 9EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 680 9893
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2