Rise@GHC are looking to appoint a talented, dynamic and innovative teacher to the post of Deputy SENDCo for April 2020 or a January start is available. This specialist unit serves pupils aged 11-19 with high functioning autistic spectrum conditions living in Bracknell Forest and other local authorities. The centre is part of Garth Hill College, but operated in dedicated buildings within a fifteen minute walk and five minute drive of the main Garth Hill site. We were recently rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in May 2019.
As Deputy SENDCo, the appointed person will on occasion deputise for the SENDCo and support the SENDCo in providing day-to-day strategic and operational leadership for all aspects of Rise @GHC SEND provision. S/he will possess great experience and expertise in the area of SEND and inclusion and will be able to further enhance the College’s work in the delivery of the SEND curriculum. S/he will provide line management for the others in the Rise@GHC Team.
The successful applicant will have a track record for achieving excellent academic and social outcomes and will possess the commitment and energy to help lead a very important area of our work. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Garth Hill team.
We offer a positive, friendly and supportive atmosphere, a strong team ethos, a strong staff association and the very best programme of professional development together with opportunities for career development.
Garth Hill College is a happy and vibrant place of learning. We are proud to be a genuinely comprehensive school and offer a wide and diverse range of excellent opportunities, inside and outside the classroom, that we believe enable our young people to develop exceptionally well both academically and personally.
Garth Hill College is committed to safeguarding children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a full disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
You are welcome to contact us to arrange a visit prior to application. Only applications submitted on the official application form will be considered. Should you have any queries please contact Mrs J Drury at the College on 01344 421122 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: Applications may be dealt with on receipt which may cause this position to close earlier than stated.
GARTH HILL COLLEGE
Bull Lane, Bracknell
Berkshire RG42 2AD
11-19 Mixed Comprehensive
Principal: Mr K Grainger MA
NOR 1600 (Sixth Form 200)
Tel: 01344 421122
Fax: 01344 455223
How to Apply
Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
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We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
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Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk
The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board
Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.
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