SEN Teacher – Maths Specialism
Full-time and Part-time applicants are invited to apply.
Start: 1st January 2019
Salary: MPS (+SEN allowance)
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Teacher of Special Educational Needs to join our popular specialist academy. Specialising in Maths and Numeracy you will be working alongside our specialist staff in our Curriculum Access Provision (CAP) that supports the needs of our truly wonderful students who have moderate to severe learning difficulties. The successful candidate will also work with KS3 low ability mainstream students.
Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.
Washington Academy’s SEND department is committed to recruiting talented and highly skilled individuals to support the provision for students in need of learning support. Combining subject knowledge with an expertise in particular areas of need (such as ASD, SEMH and SLCN), the team is deployed by the SENDCo to support pupils in accessing the broad and balanced curriculum offered to all learners at the Academy. The SEND team also benefits from the frequent input and expertise from a Speech and Language Therapist and Educational Psychologist, enabling a flexible approach to specialist intervention.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories Washington Academy is a mixed 11-16 academy in the heart of Washington’s community. Washington Academy has recently become part of the Consilium Multi Academy Trust. This MAT of 8 schools based in the North West and North East of England provides excellent provision for students in similar socioeconomic contexts. This will provide abundant opportunity to work with other colleagues in an expanding and progressive professional community and a fantastic springboard for professional progression within this vibrant and forward looking group of academies.
The ideal candidate will be emotionally intelligent, highly motivated and will be willing to take measured risks to deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum that develops students’ language skills and awareness. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:
- build on the outstanding work of the current department
- lead on the development of a curriculum that spans 7-11
- play a strategic role in the evolution of Washington Academy
- join the Consilium Multi Academy Trust network, with comprehensive CPD provision.
If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Washington Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.
Washington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure procedures.
If you know that you can contribute to moving our Academy forward during this important time of change and development in education and believe that you can bring something unique to the post then please download an application pack. Applications should be submitted for the attention of the Business Manager, Ms G Cuthbertson at Washington Academy, Spout Lane, Washington NE37 2AA.
Closing date: Midday Thursday 25th October 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Visits to the Academy can be requested by appointment only. Please email email@example.com to arrange. Please include a contact number.
PLEASE NOTE: If you have not been contacted by the morning of Friday 26th October please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered. We do not accept CV’s.