Job Title: SENCO Support/Interventions Lead Teacher
Location: Shifnal School, Shifnal, Shropshire
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week
Contract: Permanent Term Time only
Do you have a passion to work with rewarding and challenging pupils? Do you want to help transform the lives of young people?
Are you a qualified SENCO with a love of working in SEN? If so we have the job for you.
We are looking for an experienced SENCO and Intervention Teacher to join our fantastic team at Shifnal School, Shifnal. As a SENCO and Intervention Teacher, you will be the hub of all things SEN in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop.
This is a great opportunity for a SENCO and Intervention Teacher who wants to do their all for children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working 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 (Insert Job Title), who shares 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.
Whilst previous experience of working in an SENCO and Intervention Teacher role would be desirable, excellent teaching skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important.
Educated with Teaching and Learning Based Qualification such as DTTLS/PTTLS/QTLS. You must either have SENCO award or be willing to obtain it through our organisation. The successful candidate will be calm, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every child to reach their potential.
About the Group
We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.
Acorn Education and Care is part of the Outcomes First Group.
Hillcrest Shifnal School provides specialist education to children with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. We are within a commutable distance of Telford, Dudley, Stourbridge, Shrewsbury, Stone, Walsall, Wolverhampton and surrounding towns.
Acorn Care and Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education, foster care 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.
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.