SENCo, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Aston AcademySheffield, South Yorkshire

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale plus TLR1a
Contract term: Permanent


Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale plus TLR1a

Commencing January 2019

Aston Academy is a large 11 – 19 academy on the border of Sheffield and Rotherham with over 1700 students on roll, which was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2018. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and conscientious SENCo who will ensure efficient and effective day to day operation of the provision for students with SEND in the academy. The post-holder will provide professional advice and guidance in the areas of SEND in order to secure high quality teaching, and will ensure resources are used effectively to ensure improved standards of achievement and progress for all students. 

Successful candidates will benefit from an excellent professional development programme which will include highly effective induction and coaching/mentoring. 

If you are an experienced SENCo or are looking to progress your career into a SENCo role, then you are warmly encouraged to pursue an application with us. 

For further information and to apply, please visit  and follow the link to the vacancies section, or contact Melanie Denton if you have any difficulties on 0114 2872171. Applications should be returned to

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 22nd October 2018. Interviews are provisionally arranged for Wednesday 24th October 2018.

We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Aston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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More about Aston Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Aughton Road, Swallownest, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 4SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 287 2171