Coordinator of Learning Support (SENCO and EAL), Newcastle upon Tyne

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Gosforth Junior High AcademyNewcastle upon Tyne
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper pay scale £22917 - 38633 with TLR 2 (£4,441)
Contract term: Permanent

Come to work in a thriving community. Gosforth Federated Academies comprises three schools (Gosforth Academy, North Gosforth Academy and Gosforth Junior High Academy) committed to providing a superb education for pupils from Year 5 through to Year 13.

Gosforth Junior High Academy is a highly successful school rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Links with schools across the Gosforth pyramid are strong, allowing potential for the sharing of practice and pedagogy across all phases.

The school population is richly diverse and comprehensive; we require a skilled and committed teacher to deliver and coordinate provision for pupils with special educational needs and English as an additional language, from year 5 to year 8, within our dedicated and well-resourced student support base. This role involves working with individual pupils and small groups, as well as standard classes, and requires the development of literacy and numeracy. It will also involve intervention and providing appropriate support arrangements for pupils.

 We need:

  • An ability to lead on key aspects of SEN provision across the school
  • A person with an excellent understanding of current SEN legislation and best practice and its delivery throughout the curriculum
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Consistently high expectations of pupils
  • An excellent communicator
  • Well-developed ICT skills and an ability to work with specialist software

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work in an ‘outstanding’ school
  • The prospect of working with highly-skilled professionals
  • Excellent facilities
  • Enthusiastic and motivated pupils
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to Professional Development
  • A school with its community at heart
  • Low-cost membership of the Academy’s gym and excellent sports facilities
  • An exciting programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities, from football to surfing!

This is an opportunity to make a difference. If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

If you have any queries please email Alternatively visit our website Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Hugh Robinson, Principal, Gosforth Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, NE3 2JH

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon Friday 20 April 2018

Gosforth Federated Academies – Principal: Hugh Robinson
Regent Avenue,
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Address: Regent Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 2851000