North West Surrey Short Stay School (NWSSSS) is looking to appoint an outstanding SENCO to join the staff team.
NWSSSS is a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) across two sites, Pyrford and Kingsway, serving Woking, Runnymeade and Surrey Heath for learners, aged 11 - 16, who have had difficulty in maintaining a place in mainstream education. The successful candidate would work across both sites.
Our team of highly professional and dedicated staff work in partnership with parents, partner schools, the LA, the Management Committee and health agencies in order to support each student to achieve their full potential.
At KS4 the students study for GCSE Maths, English, Science, PE and Art; we also provide a large range of pastoral programmes that are tailored to meet the needs of each individual student. In partnership with PIXL we ensure every students follows 'The Edge' Programme, where learners develop the key attributes of Leadership, Organisation, Resilliance, Independence and Communication.
At NWSSSS, we enable the students to understand their barriers to learning and assist them to reintegrate back into a suitable education setting.
The successful candidate can be from any subject background but be able to teach English and Maths to KS3, the ability to teach English to KS4 would be beneficial but not essential.
Any applicant will have the ability to understand what it takes to help a vulnerable learner progress both in a pastoral manner and academically.
The successful candidate will understand the challenges facing young people in the world today and will have the vision to support teaching and learning move to the next level. You will motivate students, engage parents and raise student’s aspiration in order to provide them with best opportunities and outcomes.
An enhanced DBS disclosure with Children's and Adults' Barred List check will be required for this role.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice, reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under-represented groups.