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Deputy SENCo/Specialist Teacher

Temporary; Maternity Cover; Full time; Term time

Closing date: 23 October 2023 at 12 noon

Haileybury is seeking to appoint an innovative, self-motivated Deputy SENCo/Specialist Teacher to join our forward thinking and ambitious Learning Support team.

The post holder will be responsible for promoting the learning and welfare of pupils by providing practical and learning support within the Learning Support Department.  

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of fundamental skills required for the delivery of a curriculum adapted to meet the needs of pupils with SEND. You will be a passionate and committed advocate for SEND children and comfortable teaching from Lower School (Year 7) through to Upper Sixth. The purpose of this role will be defined by the Head of Learning Support but will likely involve identifying pupils that need further support, coordinating reasonable adjustments according to need and being able to share these with staff members. The candidate will also be expected to be committed to improving educational outcomes for pupils with special educational needs, to lead professional development through example and support, and co-ordinate the provision of high-quality professional development.

Please see the attached candidate brief for further information.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18. The School is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire.

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas.  We are academically selective, and as such teachers are expected to support pupils to be intellectually curious, reflective and collaborative. Innovation in teaching and learning is at the heart of school development, and candidates should have a commitment to exploring a variety of teaching methods to motivate and inspire pupils.

Colleagues contribute fully to the co-curricular and pastoral life of the School.  The School has exceptional facilities supporting an extensive co-curricular offering and excellent pastoral care.

The School offers exciting career development opportunities, supported by a comprehensive professional development programme.

Other benefits include membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, private healthcare, and substantial fee remission.  Teachers have access to the School’s facilities including gyms, a swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the attached application form in full, with reference to the enclosed candidate brief and return it to teacherrecruitment@haileybury.com by 23 October 2023.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience.  Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of our Privacy Notice for Staff and  Recruitment Policy.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Candidate Brief

Application Form