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Job Ref No. ECC2370-58S Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: MS/UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 11th July 2022  

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Job Description (0.4 FTE - Days to be agreed)

Cressing Primary School is part of Attain Academy Partnership, whose family of schools work as a team to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live. We seek a positive and enthusiastic colleague to join our team. If you are a conscientious, personable individual with a good sense of humour, then you will enjoy being a member of our team. We are a friendly school, committed to doing the best for our children and staff.

Your role will include, but not be limited to -

· Comply with, support and promote all school policies and procedures, particularly those relating to child protection, equal opportunities, racial equality, health, safety and security, confidentiality, behaviour and data protection, reporting concerns to the headteacher / deputy headteacher.

· To liaise with the headteacher and deputy headteacher and keep up to date records of any meetings/actions/outcomes from the meetings.

· To take responsibility for understanding the part that one plays in the progress of the School Improvement Plan and contributing to it accordingly.

· To assist teachers with the one planning process for pupils with additional needs and lead one planning meetings for pupils with EHCPs, ensuring all relevant personnel and outside agencies are involved.

· To make sure the SEN children are registered appropriate to their level of need on the school's SEN Register and on Target Tracker and monitor them to check that they are making expected progress or better throughout the school.

· To plan, organise and manage the work of the SEN Learning Support Assistants in order to have a positive impact on pupil progress.

· To be responsible for managing the medical needs of children, maintaining appropriate systems and records.

· Participate in training and development activities in school or at other providers, in order to improve professional skills and knowledge.

· To contribute to the induction and mentoring of new members of staff in the whole school, including Newly Qualified Teachers.

· To promote the positive ethos and culture of the school to colleagues, governors, parents, children and members of the wider community.

In the first instance you can contact Stewart Caplen - to get further information regarding the position. (Visits to the school are welcome).

Information about the School

Attain Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, culture, or disability. You must be a UK resident, have the right to work in the UK, and be willing to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

Our Vision: Working together towards success for all

Attain Academy Partnership aims to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live. We would like all members of Attain to become:

• Ambitious, capable learners who are resilient and independent • Enterprising, creative contributors who have a real love of learning • Ethical, informed citizens who value differences and inclusively • Healthy, confident individuals who contribute to a mutually supportive environment

We want to create a community of outstanding schools with the highest aspiration and dedication to achieving the best outcomes for all our learners:

• An unshakable belief in the intrinsic value of every individual within our community • Exciting and creative climates for learning within a safe and supportive environment • Sustainable collaboration and sharing of best practice • Personal and professional development for all members of staff • Accountability based on honesty and responsibility in all our relationships

We believe: • That every pupil deserves a good education that enables them to be the best they can possibly be • That every individual in our community of schools (our pupils, staff, families, carers and friends) is important and has something to contribute • In building an exciting and creative climate for learning within a safe and supportive environment • In working together and sharing best practice • In ensuring the personal and professional development for all members of staff so that they have a rewarding and a fulfilling career within our community of schools • In accountability based on honesty and responsibility in all our relationships

A copy of our child protection policy and practices, a copy of our policy on employing ex-offenders, the recruitment and selection policy statement which includes data protection information and privacy notice for applicants can be found on

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.


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Contact Information

Stewart Caplen
Tye Green
Cressing, Braintree
Essex, CM77 8JE
Telephone: 01376 583397

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