Class Teacher and Inclusion Leader
Permanent full time position starting 1st September 2020 (or sooner if possible)
Salary scale: MPS 3 to UPS3
Class Teacher and Inclusion Leader (SENCo). This role will involve a teaching commitment as well as dedicated leadership time to fulfil the role of SENCo to be discussed upon appointment.
Are you an excellent classroom practitioner with a passion for inclusion?
Are you committed to raising standards for all pupils in your care?
Are you an inspirational and strategic leader?
If the answer to all of these questions is yes, and you want to make a positive difference to the educational outcomes for children, then Christ Church Hanham CE Primary School is interested in finding out more about you.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to join our caring Christian school on its exciting journey. The Christ Church CE Primary School is looking to appoint an excellent practitioner to join our dynamic team and provide our learners with the highest quality educational experience, both within their own classroom and across the school, as our Inclusion Leader.
The post will include dedicated leadership time to fulfil the role of Inclusion Leader as well as professional support to undertake the National Award for SENCo. The successful candidate will be expected to have a teaching responsibility either in the form of class teacher or as part of our PPA cover.
As Inclusion Leader, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership and day to day implementation of our Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Policy. This will also involve taking the role of lead professional in multi-agency meetings and coordinating support for vulnerable pupils including those who are looked after. This post will require the successful candidate to lead, challenge and support colleagues to ensure that every child receives the best possible education during their time in school.
The successful applicant will need to be able to show evidence that they possess the skills and attributes to inspire pupils and ensure outstanding outcomes, continually improving their own practice in order to enable every child to be the best that they can be. The successful person will also need to demonstrate evidence of strategic leadership and a passion for special educational needs and, more widely, inclusion, seeking to ensure that all children achieve well.
We are looking for a committed, talented and inspirational teacher and leader who:
- Has achieved or desires to undertake the National Award for SENCo
- Is passionate about inclusion and special educational needs
- Has a proven record of consistently good classroom practice
- Has high expectations and able to inspire, motivate and engage all pupils in their care
- Has a strong understanding of assessment and can use this to inform teaching
- Is highly organised and able to communicate clearly
- Is committed to working in partnership with parents and external agencies to best support vulnerable pupils academically and socially
- Is an excellent team player and role model for the whole school community
- Is flexible, proactive and reflective in their practice
- Desires to participate in the full life of the school including running clubs
- Is supportive of the Christian ethos of the school
In return, we can offer you:
- A caring, Christian community that is committed to ensuring that every pupil receives the best possible educational experience each and every day
- A school with a strong track record of pastoral care and support for all children and families
- Confident, happy pupils keen to learn and challenge themselves
- Supportive and reflective colleagues who are keen to learn and develop their own practice
Closing date: Thursday 26th March 2020
Shortlisting : Friday 27th March 2020
Interview date : Wednesday 1st April 2020
Application forms can be downloaded online, alternatively please contact the school office on 01454 867145 to request an application form.
Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Dates available for visits:
Friday 13th March, 3.00-4.00pm
Monday 16th March, 1.00-2.00pm
Wednesday 25th March, 9.00-10.00am
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
Some roles may need to comply with the ‘Childcare Act 2006’ and the ‘Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009’ where additional disclosure of information will be required.