Posted: 03/03/2017 Company: Firth Park Academy Location: Sheffield Salary: Yearly / MPR/UPR plus TLR 1A (£7622) (possible Leadership S Benefits: Not specified Position Type: Permanent
MPR/UPR plus TLR 1A (£7622) (possible Leadership Scale for right candidate)
Firth Park Academy is proud to have earned the award for 'Best Secondary School in Sheffield 2015/16' (Sheffield Star Best in Education Awards Oct '15). We are:
Rated a 'Good' school in every area by Ofsted (June 2015).
Proud to have exceeded the National and Sheffield average for Progress 8 achievement.
Winners of more Sheffield Children's University Awards for extra-curricular learning than any other school in our city.
A richly diverse community with students speaking more than 30 home languages.
A leading school in our trust - Academies Enterprise Trust - the largest trust in the UK with more career development opportunities than any other.
We love to help our students learn and value the staff who help them do so, thanks to:
An outstanding 'Teaching school standard' professional development programme for staff at all stages of their career.
A '3 in 3 years' leadership development programme for all interested high-quality staff. This promises staff a TLR responsibility, bursary support toward Masters degree completion if required, and mini-secondment at a partner AET Academy to grow our future leaders.
A staff social and sporting committee who promote regular opportunities for well-being and team building.
We are looking for a SENCO who really cares about helping all of our students to succeed. You will be passionate about leading a department in order to get the very best from our students.
Be an excellent classroom practitioner able to teach to an outstanding level
Possess a formal teaching qualification
Lead on the assessment of all of our students on entry, and for access arrangements.
Ensure our students with an Education, Health and Care Plan receive the best and most appropriate support
Be confident in delivering CPD to our staff
Be confident in leading a department of skilled staff
Be enthusiastic about raising the standards of teaching and learning for our students with SEND
Have National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination (NASENCo) or willing to uptake this qualification when appointed
For the right candidate, make you, in the crucial role of SENCo, part of our Extended Senior Leadership Team
Provide financial support to enable you to complete NASENCo award
Support and challenge our teaching through frequent CPD, team meetings, peer observations and coaching and mentoring for all new staff.
Help you to benefit from regular collaboration with experts from our trust to ensure we stay ahead of the game.
Give you a staff team who are enthusiastic, dedicated, positive and supportive, and put on phenomenal pantomimes!
Come and visit us to meet the team of students and staff who are making Firth Park Academy one of the best schools in our city.
Visits to our Academy are welcome and these can be arranged by contacting Liz Cartledge, Vice Principal, on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are will be holding two Open Sessions for prospective applicants to visit on Thursday 9 March 9.00 to 10.00 am, and Thursday 16 March 2.00 to 3.00pm
If you are unable to make an open morning/ afternoon, please contact the academy using any of the following ways:
Email our Vice Principal to arrange an alternative time for a learning walk during the school day or a chance to meet. email@example.com or ring 0114 257 6238
Apply for our role and see us on interview day.
Join our team and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with students you love to help learn.
Check out the 'career opportunity' section on our website (www.firthparkacaemy.org ) to find out more.
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