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Job Ref No. ECC3730-36S Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: MPs-UPS + TLR 2a
Position Start Date: 01/12/2025 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/09/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Inclusion Leader (0.4FTE or 0.6FTE)

Grade: Main pay scale up to UPS + TLR 2a

Working Hours: 2 or 3 days per week (days to be discussed at interview). If 3 days, the extra day would be a teaching responsibility.

Job Role: Provide leadership, support and direction for Inclusion, ensuring pupil achievement and progression through effective inclusion for all pupils.

Other Responsibilities: SENDCO, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead & Designated Teacher for LAC, EAL, Pupil Premium and vulnerable pupils.

Responsible to: The Headteacher

Job Purpose: To promote and inspire excellence in learning, assessment and quality first teaching for pupils with SEND and vulnerable pupils.

To work directly with children and teachers to develop and support SEND in practice.

Provide mentoring, coaching and guidance to support teaching staff to deliver consistently good or outstanding learning, assessment and quality first teaching.

To be an integral part of the SLT and Inclusion Team in raising standards of learning, assessment and teaching.

To research best practice and develop own skills to support and sustain excellence in learning, assessment and teaching.

We are looking for a person who:

· Places children and their welfare at the center of everything they do.

· Has a thorough understanding of safeguarding and how to ensure that children are kept safe.

· Has a proven track record as an exemplary primary school teacher.

· Preferably holds the National Award for SEN Co-ordination (and, if not, be prepared to undertake the NPQ SEN qualification).

· Can demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the current SEN Code of Practice.

· Has a clear understanding of provision mapping, early identification of children with SEN, assessment tools and successful interventions to drive progress.

· Has the skills to effectively liaise with staff, parents and external agencies to co-ordinate and ensure continuity of provision.

· Can work as a team and has excellent interpersonal skills.

· Is willing to go the 'extra mile' to support our children to flourish.

We can offer you:

· Children who have a love of learning and a highly motivated staff team.

· A caring and happy learning environment.

· High expectations and excellent behaviour.

· A robust staff well-being programme.

· A commitment to ensuring a manageable workload.

· Half-price onsite wraparound care for your own primary-aged children.

· Access to our online suite of accredited training and courses to support future career development.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is Friday 6th September 2024.

Starting Date: Either 1st September 2024 or 1st January 2025 depending on the successful candidate's availability.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible. Shortlisting will happen as and when suitable applications are received, you will receive at least 48 hours' notice if you have been shortlisted for an interview.

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school for a tour. To organise a visit, please contact Lindsay Smith via or on 01799 599248.

Radwinter CofE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check before being appointed.

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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Emily Bartram
Water Lane
Radwinter, Saffron Walden
Essex, CB10 2TX
Telephone: 01799 599248

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