SENCO, Luton

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Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science CollegeLuton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 (£47,967) - L13 (£52,930)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring SENCO 

Our passion is to see students achieve the best that is possible, inspired by great teaching and great leaders. Cardinal Newman School has an exciting opportunity for a new SENCO who shares this passion.

Cardinal Newman School is an 11-19 comprehensive school with Specialist Science Status, serving the Roman Catholic community in Luton and Dunstable, We are one of the most successful schools in Luton and have a thriving 6th form with 300 students.

We have been consistently described by Ofsted as a ‘good’ school and under Section 48 as an ‘outstanding Catholic school’.

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring SENCO who will co-ordinate and support staff to ensure that there are appropriate learning opportunities for students with additional needs and to build upon the high standards already achieved and continue the growth and development of the department. Whether you are currently in a leadership role or looking to make the next step-up in your career, this post is an excellent opportunity for you to really make a difference on your journey to senior leadership.

The ideal candidate will lead and advise curriculum leaders and their teams in the development of appropriate strategies, as well as taking responsibility for the management of the SEND Team. An important aspect of the role will be to provide staff with training and support with teaching and learning approaches for students with SEND to be used in mainstream curriculum lessons. The person appointed will work in partnership with students, parents and staff to secure further development of our SEND provision to ensure we maintain our excellent reputation in this key area of school life. 

  • Closing date: 21st February 2018
  • Shortlisting: 23 February 2018
  • Interviews: 26 February 2018

For more information and to apply please see our website at or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, prohibition order check and the Disclosure & Barring Service.’

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More about Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Warden Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 597125
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