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Assistant Principal - SENCo

Granville AcademyDerbyshire

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual, with proven experience to contribute to the leadership of our SEN function.

We are a mainstream Academy and our guiding principle is one of inclusion and our aim is to identify possible barriers to learning for all students with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).

Our SEND team consists of an Assistant Principal - SENCo, Assistant SENCo, and a team of Academic Mentors, all of whom are experienced and qualified. Each Academic Mentor is linked to individual students as a student champion.  Our teachers are trained to support students with SEND and lessons are personalised to the student’s strengths and areas for development and differentiating any work accordingly.  All SEND students carry a Passport of reasonable adjustments and teachers are aware of these needs. 

Joining us, you will contribute to our teaching and learning strategy, be accountable for raising standards of teaching and learning, and model best practice when delivering lessons within SEND.  The role will involve delivering 8 hours of teaching per week.


The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and more, with different offers each month
  • Access to a fitness suite, located at The de Ferrers Academy

Click the ‘Quick Apply’ button to complete your application.

Closing date: 9.00am on 14th May  2021

Interview date: 21st May 2021

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

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