SENDCO including Advisor for the Trust on SEND needs, Havering

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The Frances Bardsley Academy for GirlsHavering
Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L3 - L7
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls

An 11-18 Academy with Visual Arts Specialism

Brentwood Road

Romford Essex RM1 2RR

Executive Headteacher:  Mr J. Dutnall LLB, BA, MA, MBA


Tel: 01708 447368    

Numbers on roll:   1354

Full Time - Permanent

L3 – L7 incl. Outer London Weighting

Required for September 2020

The Frances Bardsley Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed and highly successful, comprehensive school for girls aged 11 – 18 in market town of Romford. We were again judged as good by OFSTED in 2019 and are part of the LIFE Education Trust. 

LIFE is a Multi-Academy Trust, which believes that Learning Is For Everyone.

As founding school of the dynamic LIFE Education Trust we work collaboratively with schools in Havering and Essex and are fully committed to the LIFE vision: “Dare to Achieve.”

We believe in helping staff and students achieve their personal best and are keen to recruit the very best talent for our Trust. If you share our passion for challenging, improving and making our schools the best, we’d love to hear from you.

Owing to the continued development of our school, we seek to appoint a passionate, qualified, experienced and outstanding SENDCO Lead (i/c SEND, Safeguarding and EAL) to join our school where your passion and ideas will be welcomed enthusiastically. The students are a joy to teach and you will be part of a positive environment, with inspiring and supportive colleagues who strive for excellence. 

What we can offer

• Students who are enthusiastic and keen to progress 

• Excellent professional development and career opportunities

• A fantastic Wellbeing Centre 

• The chance to work in a fantastic school community set in beautiful grounds with new SEND rooms

• An experienced, qualified and forward thinking department

• The freedom to innovate and inspire both students and colleagues

• Opportunities for professional development

What you can offer

• Commitment to caring for the wellbeing, discipline and academic progress of all students, particularly those with SEN

• Proficiency in the tracking of data to help raise achievement

• Enthusiasm and passion for teaching

• Commitment to raising standards across all abilities 

• Ability to plan effectively for high quality teaching, learning and assessment 

• Ability to motivate and inspire both students and teachers 

• Organisation and efficiency 

• A sense of humour

Please submit a copy of the school’s application form, which can be found on our website, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork, to Julian Dutnall, Executive Headteacher by 9am Tuesday 31st  March. Interviews will be held promptly. The School reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and all parts of the community, particularly people from ethnic minorities who are currently under-represented’. To find out why we are so proud of Frances Bardsley Academy, visit our website: check us out on Twitter.

The Frances Bardsley Academy is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.  

More about The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls
Address: Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2RR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1708 447368