Job Title: SENCo
Location: Belmont Secondary School, Rawtenstall, Lancashire.
Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, Term Time only
Are you a SENCo committed to improving the lives of children and young people?
We are looking for an experienced, qualified SENCo Coordinator to join our fantastic team at Belmont Secondary School in Rawtenstall. As a SENCo, you will deliver fun based learning to pupils according to their educational needs, in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop.
This is a great opportunity for a SENCo who wants to develop creative learning opportunities for children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, working with individual and small groups of pupils in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.
When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for a SENCo, experienced in a range of subjects which could include Food Technology, Art, Crafts, Horticulture, PE & Games and any other practical based activities that could engage and motivate students. You will work closely with our Teachers, helping deliver our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.
The ideal candidate will take on the day to day responsibility in the team to provide guidance of SEN teaching to maintain and increase the quality of teaching. The SEN coordinator will be confident designing, planning and delivering outstanding PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) lessons.
Already experienced in an SEN environment, you will be forward thinking, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by supporting families and helping every child to reach their potential.
Belmont Secondary is an independent, specialist day school for boys 11 to 18, catering for children with a wide range of needs. Our dedicated team, work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.
We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build conﬁdence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.
Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Why join us?
We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.
As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.
Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
Application process & dates
The closing date for applications is 7, March 2021.
For further details and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/
Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS