Senco, Mansfield

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Queen Elizabeth's AcademyMansfield

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Start date: Easter 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Queen Elizabeth’s Academy is recruiting a dynamic, forward thinking SENCO.  If you are a strong leader, can manage people effectively and have the confidence to inspire we want to hear from you.    

The SENCO is a key leader in the academy and has a critical role in raising standards of attainment for disadvantaged learners, both academic and in pastoral, to ensure that Queen Elizabeth’s Academy provides a quality education for all students regardless of their ability. The SENCO will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership team and must demonstrate loyalty, professionalism, commitment, high standards of work, integrity, and confidentiality both within the academy and the wider community. 

We are an academy on a rapid improvement journey. We have very high expectations of uniform and behaviour and crucially, we expect our students to work as hard as our staff do. We know that our staff team are our greatest resource. Therefore, we invest heavily in them and we know that this has helped us to develop our stable, supportive and high performing team. We know that we have a lot to offer someone who wants to feel respected and appreciated as an expert in their field. If you are looking to be part of an exciting improvement journey, we would be delighted to hear from you. This is a full time role, however, we will consider part-time or flexible working where possible.

The successful candidate will benefit from: 

  • full support and induction
  • a strong and caring ethos among staff and students
  • excellent CPD opportunities
  • networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership
  • salary sacrifice schemes

Visits to the academy are welcomed and encouraged. For an informal discussion or to visit the academy please contact Donna Percival, Deputy Principal –

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate. 

The school and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care. To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for all adults who seek employment with us.  

Queen Elizabeth’s Academy is committed to pursuing the very best for every student. We hold dear the Christian values of respect, responsibility and compassion for others that underpin everything we do. ‘Life in all its fullness’ John 10:10

More about Queen Elizabeth's Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 150 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 7AP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1623 623559