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We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational SENDCo to work for three or four days per week, starting in April 2020, or earlier if possible. The role will be non-class based and the SENDCO will be responsible for: leading and managing SEND and inclusion in the school including: supporting planning and implementation of interventions and appropriate SEND support across the school as well as working closely with families, analysing data to ensure progress and impact of support and liaising with outside agencies.
We are looking for an inspiring SENDCo who is passionate about children with SEND and expects the highest possible standards whilst supporting them to achieve their full potential. Our new SENDCo will join a committed and hardworking team who strive to provide the best education and outcomes for all children.
Part of the day to day role of the SENDCo includes line managing the Teaching Assistants within the school, assisting with the planning of their timetables and performance management.
Previous SENDCo experience is preferable and the candidate should have a teaching qualification.
The successful candidate will need:
· to be able to take a strong lead in the areas of SEN and inclusion across the school
· to have a thorough knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice
· to ensure that effective support enables all children to succeed
· high expectations for all children's attainment and behaviour
· excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
· to be able to work collaboratively as part of a team
· experience with working closely with parents, families and external agencies
· to be highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic
· Support all aspects of the school's work
We value our staff and we will ensure that the successful candidate will receive good professional development. In addition to this you will be rewarded with:
· A retention allowance of £1,200 per annum after one year's service
· A TLR allowance of £4,630 per annum (FTE)
· We also reimburse the cost of the Toll for The Dartford Crossing
In June 2018 when we were graded as a 'good' school, Ofsted said:-
· Pupils are welcoming and friendly
· All staff are proud to worked here and feel that leaders support them in developing professionally
· Pupils behave well and enjoy their free time in a responsible way
· Pupils typically have positive attitudes to learning
· Pupils make good progress across all key stages
Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed by arrangement with the PA to the Headteacher, Gemma Allen
Telephone Number: 01708 865663
Closing Date : Friday 31st January 2020
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect all staff to share in this commitment. We follow safer recruitment procedures. The successful candidate will be offered a position subject to an enhanced DBS check and appropriate references.