SENDCo, West London

Closing date:

Phoenix AcademyWest London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London MPS/UPS + TLR 1A
Contract term: Permanent


Job purpose 

To support pupils with Special Educational Needs to excel. The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher with experience of supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs and a deep understanding of a range of needs. They will share the school’s vision and the belief that all pupils can achieve at high levels and will have achieved the relevant national qualifications. This is a senior role in the school and is a key priority area for us.  

You will share our firm belief that almost all students should be able to learn almost all material in an academic school curriculum and you will want to join a school that invests in its staff. We see the study of academic disciplines as a birth right for all children and we want a SENDCO who will help us achieve our mission. 

A Future Academies teacher is:  

• Passionate about their subject and have excellent academic qualifications and thorough subject knowledge. 

• Aligned with our educational vision and committed to a knowledge-led curriculum, with high ambitions for pupil attainment and in the central role of the teacher as expert. 

• Able to combine academic rigour and achievement with enjoyment of the subject. 

• Committed to providing a high standard of pastoral care. 

• Equipped to deliver strong classroom management. 

• An inspirational leader, with the capacity to develop excellence in others. 

• A good communicator, with outstanding planning and organisational skills and the ability to unify and motivate a team.  

• Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

• Committed to wider school life and be willing to engage in a range of extra-curricular activities.         

We can offer you: 

* Free access to our leisure centre which includes a swimming pool, fitness suite and dance studio 

* Free breakfast and lunch each day 

* The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and happy pupils 

* The chance to help rapidly improve the most important school in London 

* Excellent CPD focused on outstanding teaching and learning 

* Access to the Trust Future Leaders programme and multiple leadership development opportunities 

* The expertise and support of senior leadership and colleagues across the Future Academies Trust 

* An area well served by public transport, plus ample car parking on site  

To apply: please visit our website or to download further information and an application form. Please email a letter of application outlining why you consider yourself suitable for the role and the completed form to   

Closing date:  12pm (Noon) on Monday 23rd April 2018  

Please note that Future Academies reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.   

Future Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

Job location

More about Phoenix Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: The Curve, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 0RQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8749 1141
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At Phoenix Academy our ethos is clear and we are unwavering in our dedication to it: "High Expectations. No Excuses. No Shortcuts.” We simply believe that every child, regardless of background or prior achievement, can be successful if given great te...