SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator)

The Sixth Form College, Colchester, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC8600-138S Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: up to £42,228.00 pa
Position Start Date: 01/01/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 09/10/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: we 16th October 2020  

Job Description

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above post, which offers an excellent opportunity to work at this highly successful Sixth Form College. The College holds Good Ofsted status and also Beacon status - one of the first four Sixth Form Colleges in the country to be awarded the latter.

The Sixth Form College is an inclusive educational provider. We currently have approximately a third of our College students listed on the learning support database (800-1000 students). This year we have 40 High Level Needs students for whom the relevant County Council funds further support and interventions. Of these students, 17 students have EHC Plans.

The successful applicant will join a large friendly Learning Support Team, consisting of the Director of Learning Support/ SENCO, a further part-time SENCO, an Exams Access Arrangements Manager, departmental administrative assistant and a team of 16 Learning Support Assistants. Our Learning Support Department works in partnership with the Welfare Team who deal with students with medical issues including mental health difficulties.

The successful applicant will ideally take up the post from 1st January 2021, but an earlier start date would be considered.

To apply please complete a College application form available from our website www.colchsfc.ac.uk under job vacancies.

Information about the School

The Sixth Form College, Colchester is one of the largest and most successful 16-19 providers of general sixth form education in the country Our aim is to provide broad, high quality academic and general education programme Currently we have 3150 full time students on roll and the importance of the development of each individual student is recognised. Operating as a young adult environment the College provides a bridge between the worlds of school and of higher education or employment.

As a large and innovative college a great deal of emphasis is placed on career development and training for all staff with opportunities to gain further qualifications and enhanced skills. Support, guidance, and development are offered to meet particular career needs. We value diversity and we are an equal opportunities employer.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Human Resources Department
The Sixth Form College
North Hill, Colchester
Essex, CO1 1SN
Telephone: 01206 500744/5
Email: humanresources@colchsfc.ac.uk