Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) and Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences. We have 350 learners studying vocational programmes progressing to higher education and employment.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a SENCO and DSL to manage the service for the next 9 months. The SenCo would be responsible for managing a high quality of SEN provision, establishing effective systems, identifying and meeting our students' needs. The post holder will have lead responsibility for the administration of EHCP and higher Needs student funding. The post-holder will be supported by a SEN assistant, a Youth worker and Teaching Assistants.
For full details of the role, please see the job description and person specification. If you wish to apply, please complete the application form, the application closes on Wednesday the 03rd of March 2021.
To find out more about Big Creative Academy and our approach to education please see our website.
Big Creative Academy is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding all learners enrolled on our programmes and appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references being obtained, and an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check. Subject to timetables we are open to flexible working.
Big Creative Academy 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 particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.