Assistant SENCo, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Closing date:New this week

Carleton High SchoolPontefract, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6 SCP 22-25 up to £20,299
Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours term time only plus 5   days (8.30am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs 8.30am – 4.00pm Friday)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person to join the SEN team located at Carleton High School. This is a key role in school, providing support to our students as directed by the SENCo. 

You will need to be able to quickly develop positive working relationships with SEN students and have an understanding of their needs in order to carry out the role effectively.

The successful candidate will:

Provide efficient administration for the SEN department

Work alongside the SENCo to establish best practice for inclusion

Develop good working relationships with parents and multi agencies to positively support our SEN students

Collate and update information from teachers, ESA’s, parents and outside agencies

Type, copy and distribute the SEN Register and EHCPs to relevant members of staff and carry out other duties commensurate with the grade as specified in the job specification.

To obtain an application form and job specification:

Visit the Trust’s website:


Telephone: 01977 232146

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am Monday 17th December 2018.

Interviews are planned to be held on the 20th December.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. 

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. 

Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information. 

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More about Carleton High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Green Lane, Carleton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 781555
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