SEND Manager - Polam Hall School

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Closed for applications on 10/11/2019 23:59
From: £26,677 (FTE £29,636)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Schools - Support
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10 Nov
Further Information

Polam Hall School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced candidate to the post of SEND Manager.

This post is for 41 weeks each year (37 weeks term time + 4 weeks across school holidays).

The post requires the SEND Manager to work under the direction of The Vice Principal: Teaching and Learning to:-

- To provide operational management of the provision for SEND pupils at Polam Hall School in accordance with the requirements of the SEND Code of Practice.

- To support teaching and learning.

- To line manage, train and deploy Learning Support staff.

- To communicate effectively with colleagues, parents and external agencies regarding the needs of SEND pupils.

The ideal candidate will have:

A good general education to Level 4.

A level 3 or higher qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent qualification, in an area relating to SEND.

Experience of managing a team and supporting children of both Junior and Senior School ages.

Specialist knowledge of supporting pupils with ADHD, ASD and Dyslexia and developing successful intervention strategies.

(a full job description and person specification is available. Please go to www.phs.woodard.co.uk/ Our School / Working at Polam Hall)

If you wish to discuss the requirements of this post please contact Ms. Holmes, Vice Principal: Teaching and Learning, holmes.n@phs.woodard.co.uk

The School

Polam Hall School is a 4-19 co-educational day and boarding school which converted to Free School Status in September 2015. It is now part of Woodard Academies Trust and forms part of the Trust's Northern Hub.

This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall. The school has grown to its current 750 pupils over the last few years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880.

At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and compassion in our young people. The vision of the School moving forward is to retain a focus on the individual, on providing opportunities and the holistic development of each child.

Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience.

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Interview date: Thursday 14th November 2019
Start date: Monday 6th January 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.