Are you a SENCo looking for a part time role where you can help create a nurturing learning experience for all children?
Are you an outstanding practitioner who is committed to the development of the whole child?
Hammond Junior School - is seeking a dynamic and visionary SENCo to work 3 days per week to join our passionate, experienced teaching team.
As SENCo, you will help to shape the future vision of the schools, promote excellence, equality and the highest expectations for our children and staff. This is a rare opportunity to work alongside a dedicated team of school leaders and educational experts across Key Stage 2. You will continue to develop the excellent work already embedded by our current SEN team. Whether a newly-qualified or experienced SENCO with the appropriate qualification and/or experience, you will be responsible for continuing to develop and lead our SEND provision, ably supported by our Thrive and inclusion team. You will be a creative thinker, emotionally intelligent, highly organised and above all, passionate about improving the quality of children’s education. There is a possibility for an additional role teaching in class for an additional 2 days per week for the right candidate.
About our school
Rated as Good by OFSTED, Hammond School is a 3 form entry junior school serving the community of Lightwater and the surrounding villages. Hammond School is also part of the Federation of Lightwater Schools, being partnered with the adjacent infant school, and is an academy within the GLF Schools Academy Trust. Through GLF, we have the benefit of sharing outstanding resources and practice within a number of different schools. We pride ourselves on the passion and dedication of our friendly staff and our wonderful pupils.
We are looking for someone who is:
- an inspirational practitioner, with the vision and confidence to motivate, challenge and support
- passionate about children’s learning and welfare; putting them first in everything they do
- a team player, enthusiastic and eager to make a difference as an executive school leader
- highly effective in communicating with parents and other stakeholders
Why Work at Hammond School?
- An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of the local community
- A well supported and vibrant learning environment with an emphasis on high levels of achievement
- High expectations, yet caring ethos which focuses on the development of the whole child
- A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF schools
- Recognition of previous school continuous service
- Excellent staff CPD opportunities
Salary: Main scale plus additional SEN allowance depending on experience and skills
Start Date: January 2023
Hours of work: Part Time
Closing date for applications: 13th October 2022
Interview date: w/b 17th October 2022
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place