SENCO, Sheffield

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Silverdale SchoolSheffield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Relevant Teacher Scale plus TLR2b and SEN allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and recently achieved the best A-level results of any state school in Sheffield. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities.  

Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.  

SENCO  100% FTE – Permanent 

TLR 2b (£4443) plus SEN Allowance (£2106)  

Required September 2018   

Do you want to join a school with a strong inclusive ethos that seeks to ensure all students have access to the very best education possible?  

We are looking for a multi-skilled, energetic individual with excellent leadership and communication skills who will drive our inclusive culture.  A background of working with SEN students is essential, and, if you are not already a qualified SENCO, a willingness to complete the training.  Colleagues with a primary background are encouraged to apply. 

 Responsibilities will encompass all aspects of our SEND provision throughout the school, managing the work of a dedicated and committed team of TAs whilst also building and maintaining effective working relationships with our students and their families, all support and teaching staff, and external agencies. The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations; their teaching will be mainly with small groups of students with SEN, and there will also be opportunities to teach mainstream classes their subject specialism.  They will lead relevant inset to develop materials and strategies for effective differentiated provision throughout the curriculum. 

Completed application forms to be sent to Carly Braid in HR at:   Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 23: 59 on Wednesday 25 April 2018 

Interview to be held: Week starting 30 April 2018  

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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More about Silverdale School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 2369991
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