Assistant SENDCO

Required as soon as possible

Full time – Permanent



Are you an enthusiastic teacher looking for a new and exciting challenge?


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Academy for an enthusiastic and inspirational Assistant SENDCO. To assist in leading and managing the provision of special educational needs learning support; and to take on the role of Assistant SENDCO to support high quality teaching, effective use of resources, and high standards of learning and achievement for all pupils. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. The successful candidates will have a keen interest in innovative teaching strategies and commitment to developing their leadership skills and will have the ability to inspire students to achieve excellent results.


About our school


The greatest strength of our school is our students who are often praised for their creativity, musical talents, artistic performances and the respect they have for one another. Students generally understand the importance of learning, value their school and are proud to be part of it.


Ninestiles has a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents and students to secure the needs of all learners. The school has a wide and varied curriculum, students have access to an impressive range of sporting and extracurricular activities with well over sixty enrichment opportunities offered after school. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe. The leadership team of Ninestiles is progressive and has the vision, drive and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning.


For a full description of the role, person specification and an application form, please see the accompanying documents at the links below


The closing date is midday on Monday 2nd March 2020.  Interviews will be held as soon as possible after this date.


About the Trust


The Summit Learning Trust comprises of three secondary schools, four primary schools and a Sixth Form College. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally. The


The Trust recognises the value and contributions made by our staff and offer various staff benefits/schemes (please see the accompanying document for further details).


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.