Safeguarding, SEND and Inclusion Manager
Full time - term time plus specified days
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Closed for applications on 30/03/2020 09:00
£28,785 - £30,507 (Pro rata £26,665 - £28,260)
Safeguarding, SEND and Inclusion Manager
Required: April 2020
Salary: NJC SCP 25 £28,785 to NJC SCP 27 £30,507 (Pro rata £26,665 - £28,260)
Hours: 37 hours, Term Time Only + 4 weeks
Reporting to: Headteacher
Responsible for: Attendance, punctuality, safeguarding, child protection and the operational management of aspects of SEND inclusion and provision
Discovery Special Academy is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Safeguarding, SEND and Inclusion Manager to join our academy and work as part of the SEND, Pastoral and Welfare Team within the academy and across the trust. This will involve working closely with staff whilst also using your own drive and initiative to develop strategies to:
• support families to ensure that their children attend school regularly;
• ensure that children are kept safe and work positively with a wide range of stakeholders to protect children; and
• enable all children equal access to education by ensuring their pastoral, emotional, physical and medical needs are met.
You should have an understanding of the statutory nature of education welfare work, a good standard of education and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will need to be confident communicating with children, parents, a range of stakeholders and our wider community. As the role currently involves travel across Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar, you must possess a current full driving licence and your own car insured for business purposes.
In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a successful academy within a well-established trust. Both the trust and academy have a strong inclusive ethos and an inherent drive for quality. Discovery Special Academy is dedicated to delivering outstanding inclusive practice through a culture of co-production, experiential learning and growth, where parents and professionals work together to support the holistic development of the child. Our children are proud academy citizens, care for each other and are focused on learning and enjoy coming to school.
We are a fabulous team and we all enjoy working together to improve access to education and outcomes for our children. This is an exciting new role offering a varied and challenging key position in a busy and rewarding working environment with access to continuous professional development, as part of a highly functioning team. This new role has been developed to enhance the excellence of provision already offered in safeguarding, SEND and inclusion.
Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification and who have the vision, values and tenacity to join an amazing team and help continue the journey towards excellence. Please note, you will also be required to contribute to the whole academy’s planning activities and operate at all times within the academy stated policies and practices.
Tees Valley Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
Visits for discussion with the headteacher and to see SEND provision at TVEd are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by appointment with the office at Discovery Special Academy on the following dates: Thursday 12th March at 3:30, Tuesday 17th March at 1:15, Monday 23rd March at 9:30 and Wednesday 25th March at 3:30. Visits will be held at Discovery Special Academy.
Application packs can be downloaded or printed directly from the Trust website www.teesvalleyeducation.co.uk or requested from the academy. Only applications on Trust’s official application form will be accepted.
If you are submitting your completed application form by e-mail via Recruitment@tved.org.uk please be aware that the academy cannot be responsible for any formatting anomalies when printing. Hand written or electronic printed copies should be posted or hand delivered to the following address for the attention of Miss Jennifer Duncan:
Discovery Special Academy
C/ O Brambles Primary Academy
If you have any queries about the application process or the position please feel free to contact Carole Tonner, Office Manager, on 01642 248333 or email DICTonner@tved.org.uk.
Closing Date: Monday 30th March 2020 at 9:00am
Shortlisting: Monday 30th March 2020
Interviews: Thursday 2nd April 2020
This job is closed for applications.