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Job Ref No. ECC0-34 Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: HEARTS Pay Scales
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 25 May 2022  

Job Description

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Start Date:September 2022

Salary Range:HEARTS Consultant Teacher Low - High (FTE £38,690 to £41,604)

National Equivalent U1 - U3

We would welcome applications from individuals who are interested in either full-time or part-time as follows: -

Waterman and Stambridge Primary Schools

Two days per week, covering both schools

Actual salary range: £15,476 - £16,641

FTE range: £38,690 to £41,604

Briscoe Primary School

Three days per week, covering Briscoe Primary

Actual salary range: £23,214 - £24,962 plus fringe allowance

FTE range: £38,690 - £41,604 plus fringe allowance

Cluster SENDCo

Full time, five days per week, covering all three schools

Actual salary: £38,690 - £41,604 plus fringe allowance


Closing date: Midnight 20 May 2022

Interviews:25 May 2022

All schools within the HEARTS Academy Trust, share the same values and an ethos and belief that all pupils have an equal right to a full and rounded education, that every pupil matters. Our support for all pupils within our care, extends to those pupils with additional needs that require assistance to help them fulfil their full potential. School communities will work together in nurturing environments to provide each pupil with challenging opportunities that encourage a desire for life-long learning.

We have a fantastic opportunity, for a like-minded individual to join our HEARTS team. The successful applicant will be an experienced SENDCo who has innovative, inclusive ideas to drive forward our vision and values for pupils with special educational needs and disadvantaged children.

You will be experienced in motivating and guiding a team in the area of inclusion, to include leading and managing the creation and implementation of strategies to identify areas of focus for each child. You will encourage, promote and demonstrate effectiveness in securing improvements and take responsibility for the implementation of initiatives and interventions that enable pupils to progress both academically and emotionally, preparing them for their onward journey.

We are looking for a colleague who has the ability and passion to transform our vision for our children into reality across three of our schools within the trust, Stambridge and Waterman in Rochford and Briscoe Primary in Basildon. You will work closely with a large group of skilled trust SENDCos and the leaders from The Atrium, our early intervention, enhanced provision for children with social, emotional and mental health challenge, meeting termly to share skills and work towards the strategic plan for the trust. You will work closely with a SEND assistant who will provide support for admin, monitoring and support with assessment of pupils.

Our ideal candidate will:-

prioritise the development of positive, trusting relationships with learners, parents and other professionals in order to form genuine partnerships and work together towards meeting outcomes;
empower our colleagues to take responsibility for learners with SEND by up-skilling them to remove barriers to learning;
promote inclusive high-quality teaching as the first step towards meeting the needs of learners with or without SEND;
support the implementation of a more personalised and relevant approach to the curriculum for identified learners, based on their individual needs;
model high expectations and aspirations for all learners and challenge limiting assumptions about children's capacity to learn.
The person we are seeking to appoint will be dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated in developing the life chances of our young people through inspirational and successful teaching, high expectations and support and care.

The post is line managed by the heads of school but will have significant interaction with heads of school and school SENDCo's.

The HEARTS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Information about the School

HEARTS is a small innovative Academy Trust of six primary schools and an alternative provision for pupils with SEMH challenges. All provisions are based in the south of Essex. Our values are central to all that we do. We work tirelessly to ensure that happiness and hope, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth, spirituality and service are embedded into the curriculum. Our pupils are well-rounded individuals who are ready to face the challenges offered to them. These values are at the heart of all we do and fundamental to our working relationships as well as our pupils' learning. We have high expectations of our employees and offer support and continued development opportunities for all. We expect our employees to live the HEARTS values in their work and relationships with other employees and the community.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview.

We can offer you: an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including Trust-wide twilights throughout the year a two-week October half term supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils a highly effective learning environment a responsive and involved leadership team an 80/20% teaching model (all teachers receive an additional 10% non-contact (PPA) time each week as part of Trust policy) a school with a highly positive culture that supports all staff; mental health, workload and wellbeing are at the forefront of our vision and values access to our school counsellor and network of Mental Health and Wellbeing champions

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk

All of our schools are judged good or outstanding.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Louise Allbury - Trust Business Manager
2 Mount Road, Wickford
Essex, SS11 8HE
Telephone: 01268 572672
Email: recruitment@heartsacademy.uk

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