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SENCO - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-15-L
  • Posted:04/12/2018
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:20/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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Turner Schools are looking to appoint an outstanding qualified teacher with the SENDCo accreditation. The successful candidate will have a degree in ASD and be a DSL, or will be willing to work towards these. The SENDCo will lead our ASD provision at Martello Primary and must have experience of working with children who have a wide range of educational needs across the primary age range.

You will need to be extremely organised, flexible and be able to adapt quickly to changes within the school. You will be dedicated, enthusiastic, patient and caring to help our children enjoy, learn and achieve success.

Experience with Read Write Inc would be ideal but not essential as we will provide training if you have not had experience of this programme.

An interest in the social justice work of E.D. Hirsch and Michael Young is welcomed.

An interest in the work of Doug Lemov and the TLAC movement is also welcomed.

 Are you?

  • someone who has the highest expectations of themselves and others?
  • a dedicated team player with energy, drive and creativity?
  • able to work collaboratively and act with initiative?
  • of the belief that all children can do well and have a desire to help them achieve?
  • committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes?
  • ambitious and committed to your own professional development?
  • innovative and committed to school improvement?

 In return, we can offer...

  • Fabulous children who want to learn
  • A fantastic and friendly team of staff
  • Ongoing CPD & support for future career progression
  • A school which takes pupil & staff wellbeing seriously
  • A supportive central Trust team, governors & a dedicated staff team who are continually willing to learn
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference & be part of our journey to set a new standard in non-selective, knowledge rich education.

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast, a town recently voted among the coolest places to live in the UK.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to providing a powerful education to local families where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare; it expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to thorough recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (and checks against the barred list). We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    Folkestone,
    Kent,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 846126
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com

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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.