Department Lead Secondary Phase - Fixed Term Contract
Who are we:
Severndale Specialist Academy is a multi-site Academy catering for children with special educational needs in Shropshire. Our children and young people can access Severndale Specialist Academy from Reception through to Sixth Form and have a range of learning difficulties, physical and mobility difficulties and some pupils who require personal care. A number of our young people present behavioral difficulties arising from their condition; many have communication difficulties and use Makaton signing as their primary form of communication.
We require innovative, highly motivated and inspirational staff to join the Severndale Team. You would be joining an exceptional group of highly skilled Teachers, Teaching Assistants and support staff who work collaboratively to provide a highly personalised curriculum.
What is the purpose of the role:
We are looking for an inspiring individual who will be accountable for pupil progress and development with the Secondary Phase of the Academy. You will develop and enhance the practice of Teachers within the department through performance management and ensure the provisions are relevant, exciting and challenging for the pupils in accordance with the aims of the Academy and the curricular policies determined by the Principal and the Board of Trustees.
As Department Lead you will be required to promote the vision and values of the academy when welcoming new admissions ensuring that relationships with parents and professionals are positive and purposeful.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, robust and resilient to achieve the very best outcomes with a proven track record of achieving success. Commitment to embrace and actively promote current and new ideas, whilst having a strong approach to supporting all Teacher Standards.
This is an exciting opportunity for an existing Teacher to lead and develop both pupils and staff to achieve their full potential.
· Fixed Term Contract to cover a maternity post until approximately April 2019
· Salary Leadership Scale L7—L11
· Full time from 1 September 2018
· Continuing Professional Development , including relevant and current training where needed