|Employer||Medway Schools | Kingfisher Primary School||Reference||N/A|
|Published||Tue 17/04/2012 15:59 PM||Closing Date||Mon 21/05/2012 12:00 PM|
|Working Pattern||Part Time, Permanent position||Hours||0.6 FTE|
|Salary||MPS/UPS + £2600 SEN Allowance||DBS Check||Enhanced|
|Location||Kingfisher Primary School, Kingfisher Drive, Chatham ME5 7NX|
Are you looking for a unique challenge?
Our aim is to inspire, nurture and challenge all of our pupils so they are able to unlock their full potential and so they develop their confidence, responsibility and achieve success. Do you have the desire, drive and ambition to join us in achieving this? This is an exciting opportunity to be instrumental in the next stage of our school’s development.
The ideal candidate would have a proven track record of high quality teaching across a range of ages, as well as ability to support SEN pupils with a wide range of different needs.
Experience of undertaking the role of SENCO is desirable; the school would be happy to support colleagues without the SENCO qualification to undertake necessary training for qualified status.
Kingfisher Primary School is a 1 form entry school with a nursery, and attached Children’s Centre. Set in impressive grounds, which include playing fields, wooded area and allotments. Kingfisher offers a bright and attractive learning environment for our children.
You will work in partnership with the Headteacher in all aspects of SEN and Inclusion, with particular responsibility for:
- Deployment of Teaching Assistants under the direction of the Headteacher
- Development and monitoring of Individual Education Plans and Provision Mapping
- Working closely with outside agencies to improve the outcomes for children
- Devising and monitoring the impact of intervention packages
- Staff Continuing Professional Development, including Performance Management of Teaching Assistants
We are looking for someone who:
- Has a proven track record of sustained high quality teaching
- Has experience of leading an area of school improvement
- Has energy and strong self motivation
- Has the knowledge, skills and understanding to raise standards
- Is able to draw upon range of behaviour management strategies, to secure good behaviour outcomes
- Has experience of using assessment data to improve teaching and learning
- Is committed to inclusive practice and equality of opportunity
- Has excellent interpersonal skills and communicates effectively with different groups of people
In return we will offer you:
- An exciting school which has a clear vision for improvement
- Children who will challenge you and are ready to be inspired
- Full support in your own career development
- An opportunity to be innovative and to lead change
- A team of motivated and committed staff
Closing date: Monday 21st May at 12 noon, 2012
Interview Date: 29th May, 2012
This school is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced CRB clearance.
Medway Council operates an equal opportunities policy.