Assistant SENCO, Wigan

Closing date:

Golborne High SchoolWigan

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 6 £21,342 - £24,657
Contract term: Permanent


Grade 6 £21,342 - £24,657 pro rata
36.25 hours per week term time only

Required for an immediate start

Golborne High School is a thriving and popular school. We have the highest expectations of our pupils and are determined to become ‘outstanding’ in all that we do. Our vision is to become a beacon of excellence at the heart of the community. 

We are seeking to appoint a highly inspired and motivated Assistant Senco who is passionate about meeting the needs of our pupils so they can achieve their full potential.

The assistant SENCO will need to have excellent communication skills. They will work closely with our SENCO, supporting and liaising with staff, parents and external agencies to ensure identified pupil’s needs are met. 

The successful candidate will help to support the learning support team and help to ensure high quality in-class support. The position will require vision, expertise and commitment in the area of SEN. The assistant SENCO will ideally have experience in multi-agency working and have a strong awareness of the relevant SEN legislation that underpins SEN within schools.

The successful candidate will:

- Hold both English and Maths GCSE at C grade or higher. 

- Show commitment to the inclusion of all pupils. 

- Bring enthusiasm, flexibility and an openness to new approaches.

- Have experience of teaching / supporting pupils with SEND in a mainstream setting. 

- Have Knowledge of current practice and developments for pupils with SEND. 

This is a brand new role and an exciting opportunity to be involved in a rapidly improving and over subscribed school.

An application form and further details of the post are available from the school website 

It should be noted that it is a requirement of the Governors of Golborne High School that candidates should, whenever possible, name as referees current and former employers (via Heads or Principals where employment at educational institutions is concerned)

Closing date: Monday 17th September 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews: Thursday 27th September 2018

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

Golborne High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to enhanced DBS clearance. 

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More about Golborne High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lowton Road, Golborne, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 3EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 726842
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Golborne High School, a co-educational secondary school of around 1,200 pupils, is located near to Wigan, Greater Manchester. Providing places for pupils aged 11-16, Golborne High is a foundation cooperative trust school, forming a key part of the Go...