Required for January 2020 or earlier

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed SENCo to join Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School. This is a key role strategically leading the direction and development of inclusion and SEN provision, whilst raising standards of student attainment and achievement across the academy.

This post is all year round, 0.6 FTE working three days a week. Days to be negotiated.

The school can offer:

  • hard-working and highly committed staff
  • a supportive Trust as your employer
  • motivated, well behaved pupils

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and students
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School on 01977 723495.

Completed application forms should be returned by emailing no later than 10:00 on Friday 6th September 2019.

We are equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: M1 - UPS3 including SEN TLR (£2,251.00)
Role Level: Teaching
Location: Orchard Head J, I & N School
Closing Date: Friday 06th September 10AM
Interview Date: W/C 16 September 2019
Start Date: January 2020 or earlier
Job Specification: Download
Letter from the CEO: Download
Application Form: Download