SECOND IN CHARGE OF SUPPORT DEPARTMENT (TLR2B £4,442)
Morpeth is an outstanding secondary school and we are looking for an inspiring and motivated full time Second in Charge of our Support Department, who is committed and passionate about meeting the needs of our SEN pupils so they fully engage and make progress.
The successful candidate will work closely with our SENCO, supporting and liaising with staff, parents and external agencies to ensure identified student's needs are met with high quality provision.
The position will require vision, expertise and commitment in the area of SEN. The Second in Charge will ideally have experience in multi-agency working and have a strong awareness of SEN legislation that underpins practise in schools.
The successful candidate will need to have: QTS or equivalent qualification; the ability to build relationships with students; experience of engaging families to support the school’s work with students; effective written and verbal communication skills; enthusiasm, flexibility and openness to new approaches; willingness to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development in the post
We can offer you: Enthusiastic, motivated and friendly pupils; dedicated and talented teachers and support staff who are passionate about what they do; a fantastic, well-resourced new SEN department; a supportive governing body who are committed to helping the school move forward.
We would be delighted to show interested applicants around the school prior to interview if requested.
We are committed to safeguarding our pupils and successful candidates will be required to abide by the school’s safeguarding children policies and undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: 12 noon, Mon 22 January 2018, with interviews on 1 February. For further details and application form, follow this link to the school website, or if necessary email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 020 8981 0921.