£50131 - £53718 per annum

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Croydon, London

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Job Title: SENCO

Location: Arise Academy, Croydon

Salary: £50,131-£53,718

An exciting opportunity has become available for a SENCO at Arise Academy in Croydon!

Arise Academy is an independent, specialist Academy providing high quality education for boys and girls aged 11-19. We enable young people to fulfil their potential and shape their own futures through therapeutic care, support and a first class education. At Arise Academy we believe that each young person is unique and should be enabled to feel confident about their future, no matter what they have been through in life.

Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

The successful applicants will need:

  • SENCO Qualification or be close to completing
  • Must have QTS
  • Experience working as a SENCO

About you:

  • You will have a passion for ensuring all young people succeed.
  • Experience of working effectively with local authorities
  • Be able to work collaboratively within a supportive, committed, and successful staff team.
  • Have high aspirations for yourself and for others, and a commitment to further development.
  • Have a robust understanding of SEND Code of practice
  • An understanding of SEMH education and how to support the additional needs associated with SEMH pupils


Please follow the link above to view a walkthorugh of the school

About us:

We take great satisfaction in being "good neighbours." Horizon schools foster a healthy sense of community both inside and outside of their immediate surroundings.

As part of our highly personalised and purposeful provision, pupils at our schools participate in a wide range of academic, creative, sporting, and vocational learning opportunities and activities, which supports them in developing a range of skills and maximising learning outcomes. Young people take part in a wide range of courses, from music to construction, as well as being given every opportunity to excel in their core subjects, such as mathematics and English.

At Horizon Care and Education, our Senior Leaders are supported by Headteachers, Operational Directors and the Managing Director of Education Services. This structure of support allows Senior Leadership Teams to focus on and deliver the best outcomes for children, young people, and their families.

To be our SENCo, you'll be a multi-talented professional, you'll have great leadership and communication skills; endless enthusiasm, resilience and vision, and a commitment to both the education and the achievement of each young person.

In return, we will provide you with the opportunity to make a true difference.

Why work with Horizon Care and Education?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Christmas bonus
  • Blue Light Card
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral!
  • Financial wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.
  • Community and wellbeing- Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.

To start your education journey with Horizon, click apply now!

Horizon Care and Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming application from all sections of the community.


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