Deputy SENCo and Intervention Teacher, Sutton

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Greenshaw High SchoolSutton

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale (Outer London) 1-6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy SENCo and Intervention Teacher

Start date: January 2018

Full Time and Permanent Contract

MPS 1-6 (Outer London) – a TLR allowance could be agreed for an outstanding candidate

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a vibrant and busy Inclusion department in a successful, dynamic and forward-thinking school?

Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south-west London, and is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Greenshaw has a reputation for providing a dynamic education within a happy and caring environment, and we are proud of our successes as a genuine comprehensive school. We are committed to achieving the best for the youngsters in our care, refusing to accept that there is a limit on what can be achieved. We are ambitious for our school and the professional development of our staff is at the forefront of our improvement.   

We are looking for a talented and committed Deputy SENCo, with an enthusiasm for working with children with special educational needs and the ability to inspire our staff and students. The successful candidate will join our dynamic Inclusion department, with responsibility for coordinating SEN interventions in literacy and numeracy and assisting in implementing the requirements of the DfE Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs. For the right candidate this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a skill base and knowledge within SEN and student support, and continue to build on the successes of a well-established department. 

The successful candidate will have successful experience as a classroom teacher, a strong level of literacy and numeracy, excellent academic qualifications, and an interest and enthusiasm for working with children with special educational needs. An appropriate teaching certificate is essential.   

Applications are welcome from all curriculum backgrounds and key stages. It is not essential that applicants have extensive formal SEN training as we will support the right person to develop their knowledge in this area.  

At Greenshaw, we are always seeking new ways to support our students. The Inclusion department plays a key role in ensuring that all students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum, which is relevant to their individual needs. Inclusion at Greenshaw includes the following departments: Alternative Provision, Learning Support, Speech and Language and The Junction, which provides social and emotional support to students and their families.  

For a comprehensive job description and person specification, please refer to the recruitment pack.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying please visit our website to download an application form.   Completed application forms should be submitted by email to or by post to the HR Department, Greenshaw High School, Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY.  A statement of suitability should be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 2nd October 2017.

Interviews will be held on Monday 9th October 2017.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.  

Pre-application visits to our school are encouraged. If you would like to make an appointment or to obtain further information about the role then please contact to arrange a callback.

Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Greenshaw High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87151001
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Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south west London. 

At Greenshaw, we have a tradition of combining both high expectations for all of our students and a curriculum that is forward-l...