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Job Ref No. ECC3810-92S Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: Mainscale / Upper Pay Scale
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/09/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Part time (0.4 FTE) - 2 days per week (can be arranged to suit applicant)

Salary: Teachers Main scale / Upper scale + TLR2b

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced or aspiring SENCO who is passionate about pupils with SEN and has the experience and ability to have a positive impact across our school.

What we are looking for:

An inspirational SENCO to further develop and lead inclusion and SEN within the school and join our highly committed team. Candidates should have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status with a range of teaching experience
  • The National Award for SEN Co-ordination or be working towards
  • Experience of working with children with Special Needs and Disabilities
  • Thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and other relevant legislation
  • An understanding of the Assess, Plan, Do, Review framework and ability to formally evidence this to parents and the Local Education Authority
  • The ability to lead and support staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEND children, sharing good practice and classroom strategies
  • The ability to work effectively with the Headteacher and SLT and Pastoral Care Manager to achieve excellence
  • Good management and organisational skills; the ability to line-manage a wonderful team of Learning Support Assistants.
  • Good communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies, professionals and parents

We can offer you:

  • A dedicated SENCo office within the school
  • Membership of the Senior Leadership Team, influencing the strategic direction and leadership of the school
  • Flexibility in working pattern
  • Membership of the Schools Advisory Service wellbeing package which includes counselling, physiotherapy, weight management, menopause and cancer support, nurse consultations, mindfulness sessions etc
  • Highly effective, well-resourced and effective intervention strategies
  • An excellent working environment where staff are happy, positive and dedicated

Visits to the School are highly encouraged, if you would like to arrange a visit or have a conversation with our headteacher, please contact the School Office.

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

Mrs Andrea Wolahan
Barnard Road
Galleywood, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 8RR
Telephone: 01245 472682

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