Start Date: ASAP
Pay: £26,395 - £41,611 per annum + TLR £3,696 per annum
The University of Kent Academies Trust (UKAT) are seeking an enthusiastic, forward-thinking individual for the role of Assistant SENCO to join our dedicated team. This role will be based at Brompton Academy and is being offered on a full time, permanent basis.
You will be an experienced SEN practitioner who will contribute to the day-to-day operation of the Trust's SEND policy and will have proven and demonstrable SEN experience. You will hold the National Award in Special Educational Needs Coordinator or be willing to gain and we would be pleased to support you in gaining this qualification.
In this role our Assistant SENCO will lead on Literacy Development and will be responsible for coaching our wider teaching staff in SEN Teaching strategies and skills. You may have experience of coaching in this capacity and will have creative and supportive ideas for doing so.
You will be joining a team comprised our Vice Principal for Inclusion and SEN, SENCO and a team of Assistant SENCOs, in addition to other professionals such as Speech & Language Therapists, Counsellors, HLTAs and Teaching Assistants. We are looking for a vibrant and energetic individual who wants to make a difference to the lives of our students and want to be a part of our team. You will need to be confident, resilient, approachable and a good communicator as you will be required to liaise with students, staff, parents/carers and external agencies.
HOW TO APPLY
Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use the application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role.
We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age and a newly qualified practitioner would be considered for the role if they were seen to be the right candidate.
For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website via the button below.
Deadline for applications: applications will be considered upon receipt.
The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Closing Date: 15/11/2021 at 16:00
Information about the school
The University of Kent Academies Trust, which we call UKAT is a multi-academy trust with a supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic and forward-thinking leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people. We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat
Brompton Academy is an extremely popular oversubscribed academy with a current Ofsted rating of Good and a 400+ Adult learner education programme. We have fantastic new buildings, with outstanding facilities, and Apple technologies for all, enabling us to enhance and support cutting edge learning strategies required for continuous improvement. Brompton Academy would encourage applicants to visit for further information.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.