GLC Gateway Academy: SENCo
The Gateway Academyl is part of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London.We are looking to recruit a SENCo to join our team.
We are a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn. Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity. We work tirelessly to ensure that individual different characteristics including age, ethnicity, socio-economic background, academic ability, disability, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation are not discriminated against in any way. We create environments characterised by mutual respect where difference is celebrated and where individual differences don’t act as a barrier to success.
We are looking for an inspiring SENCo who is passionate about children and expects the highest possible standards to support them. Our new SENCo will lead a committed and hardworking team who strive to provide the best education and outcomes for all children. Previous SENCo experience is preferable, but full training would be given to an outstanding candidate with good teaching experience. National accreditation is preferable, candidates without this qualification would be supported to obtain it within two years.
This role will focus on the progress of our SEND students, supporting teachers to ensure they make or exceed expected progress. The SENCo will also assume responsibility for the day-to-day provision made for the students, liaising with external agencies, the Local Authority and other key personnel in school as appropriate. This role is fully supported by the group SENCo and in collaboration with other GLC SEND Coordinators.
If you are determined, ambitious and excited about all students succeeding and learning, we would love to hear from you.
All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. Please email completed applications to Katie.Creighton@theglc.org.uk
Applications should be submitted by: Monday, 31st January at 12 noon
Interviews will be held week commencing: TBC
Interview location: The Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4LU
Benefits for teachers working within the GLC:
- £1,000 Golden Hello for successful candidates (teachers paid on Main Scale 1-6 only) applying directly to the GLC only after qualifying period of six months.
- Staff Wellbeing Programme
- Two week October Half Term
- My Day (1 additional day off in the academic year)
- Long Service Policy which rewards 5 10 15 20 25 and 30 years' service
Visit our teacher development site for more information on teaching and working for the GLC www.glcteaching.co.uk
The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.