Deputy SENDCo Job at Greenwood Academies Trust – in City of Peterborough

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City of Peterborough Academy

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Salary: £25,481 – £27,041 FTE (£22,016 – £23,364 pro rata)

The role:
You will ensure access to the curriculum for all pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within the Academy and support the effective co-ordination and identification of need, appropriate intervention and mentoring. This role will have some pupil supervision duties.

You will also monitor and evaluate the impact of the interventions for all pupils requiring additional support. You will support the SENDCo in the supervision and timetabling of Learning Assistants.

We are looking for someone who:
has high professional standards and excellent interpersonal skills

is able to demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies and engagement skills

is well organised and have high expectations of achievement

has experience of working in a school in a SEN environment

possess a First aid at work qualification or willingness to undertake one

SIMs database experience an advantage.

About us:
The City of Peterborough Academy was opened in September 2013 by Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) after a £13.8m capital build. Based on Reeves Way in Peterborough, the academy has quickly grown from strength to strength. A dedicated team of staff aim to help support every child in reaching their full potential. Additionally, we have been described as a truly ‘inclusive school’ at our recent National Inclusion Quality Mark inspection and have also been awarded ‘Centre of Excellence Status’. We were also ‘runners up’ at the 2020 National SEN awards for National Most Inclusive Practice.

Both our Academy and Greenwood Academies Trust are committed to supporting pupils and staff alike. Providing pupils with the highest-quality education is of the utmost importance but we recognise that in order to achieve this, teachers and staff must be properly supported with strong leadership, a climate of trust, research and innovation, and ongoing CPD opportunities.

In Return:
You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:
Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7

Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round

Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays

A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

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Company: Greenwood Academies Trust –

Company Location:  City of Peterborough

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