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Required 1st September 2019
Shoeburyness High School is a popular, successful school that benefits from the commitment, passion and energy of its large staff who work in partnership with our 1742 students, of which, 20% have additional SEND. In addition, we have a designated Learning Resource Base with eighteen Southend-on-Sea placements together with two specific nurture pathways.
We are looking to appoint an outstanding and dynamic SENCo who will determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school. The successful person will either hold the National Award for SEN Co-ordination or will complete the qualification within the statutory 3 years of appointment.
The successful person will be responsible for the day-to-day and long-term strategic fulfilment of the SEN code of practice, in order to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability and provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies.
The SENCo will also be expected to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions document.
We are proud to be a member of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) and as such, we work closely with our partnership schools in constantly improving outcomes for the young people and their families within our community.
If you are interested in this role and feel you have the skills, qualifications and attributes needed to add value to our school, please visit www.shoeburynesshigh.co.uk/Staff-Vacancies for further information and our application form.
Closing date for applications is 9a.m. on the 17th May with interviews commencing week beginning 20th May.
Pre-application visits are strongly encouraged.
Information about the School
Shoeburyness High School is a very successful, large and oversubscribed 11-18 Community Academy and a member of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT).
First and foremost we are a place of learning and high aspiration but we add value to this core purpose with our focus on developing the whole individual; there is something for everyone at Shoeburyness High School and we remain very proud of our fully inclusive ethos.