Jobs at Huddersfield Grammar School.

 

SENCO

An exciting opportunity exists to join one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire, from April 2019 or earlier if available.

 

Huddersfield Grammar School seeks an inspirational SENCO to lead its Learning Support Department. The successful candidate will play a key role in further enhancing the quality of its provision, by leading a high performing Learning Support team and promoting excellent academic progress and well-being for its pupils.

Huddersfield Grammar School is thriving and now comprises of over 540 students, from the Early Years to Year 11, with classes sizes typically limited to a maximum of 20 pupils per class. Candidates for the SENCO post should illustrate a capacity to propel pupils to excellent academic progress and have a keen awareness of how to get the very best from students of different abilities.

As part of a well-regarded independent school, the post-holder will also demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school, as well as a strongly held conviction that every child can achieve high academic standards with appropriate support.

To apply, please complete the Application Form in this advertisement and email it to Miss M Barber at Huddersfield Grammar School, at recruitment@huddersfield-grammar.co.uk.

Closing date: Friday 11th January 2019

Early applications are strongly encouraged, as the school reserves the right to make an early appointment.

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Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

Application form for teaching and non-teaching vacancies.

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Huddersfield Grammar School has a positive, professional approach to teaching.

Our teachers are expected to display:

  • a high degree of professionalism in the classroom
  • a lively engagement with the subject-content of their lessons
  • a genuine appreciation for their pupils, and keen interest in their character and development
  • above all, and in all things, a clear commitment to teaching excellence

Joining the teaching staff of a Cognita school offers the attractive prospect of:

  • working with supportive and engaged parents
  • being able to adopt a highly relational approach to teaching
  • generally small classes of respectful and well-motivated pupils
  • active encouragement to full participation in the extra-curricular life of our schools
  • support for your continuing professional development and training from our education team
  • a professional teacher network with which to exchange ideas and share best practice

Our schools offer competitive remuneration packages, which are negotiated by schools on an individual basis. Teaching staff also benefit from generous holiday entitlements.

To apply for a teaching or non-teaching role at Huddersfield Grammar School, please see the Cognita Schools careers page for details of any vacancies.

You will also be able to see all the latest Cognita vacancies and find out more about working for a Cognita school.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

 

Huddersfield Grammar School