SENDCO, Leeds

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Dixons Unity AcademyLeeds
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR1c
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an exceptional teacher and SENDCO to be a part of taking Swallow Hill into its next exciting phase as it joins the Dixons Academies Trust. The post will commence from the 1 September 2018 and will be a chance for candidates with ambition, drive and determination to be a part of transforming the lives of the community as Swallow Hill is welcomed in to the Dixons family. 

The right candidate will have a passion for learning and supporting others to make progress, regardless of their needs, ability or background. You will ideally already be in post as a SENDCO and have the extensive knowledge and training associated with this role. Responsibilities will include leading the Individual Learning Needs team; strategically reviewing and planning support for individual students to meet their needs; developing and training staff and working with all agencies and stakeholders to support our students and parents. You will be unwavering in ensuring that our community is enriched by dedicating yourself to improving the life chances and aspirations of young people.. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking Multi-Academy Trust with a moral drive to make a difference to the lives of young people. 

The successful candidate will be:  

  • able to teach their subject to GCSE standard and have an excellent record of securing exceptional progress for students in this subject  
  • focused on building strong professional relationships across the academy and in the community  
  • committed to our unrelenting expectations for all  
  • aligned to a can-do culture  
  • committed to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the academy 

Please apply using the Dixons Academy application form and include a formal covering letter which addresses the person specification. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to provide a current DBS certificate via the Update Service or undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the trust. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 18 May 2018 (8am) 

Interviews / selection: w/c 21 May 2018



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Whingate Road, Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 3DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 263 0110