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Burgess Hill GirlsWest Sussex

Required from April or September 2021

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic SENCO to lead the School’s provision for students with special educational needs. This is full time role.

The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge and experience of the wide range of specific learning difficulties and disabilities. They should hold a current Specific Learning Difficulties Assessment Practising Certificate or a similar post-graduate specialist qualification, ideally at or equivalent to a Level 7 in individual assessment, and should be familiar with the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) regulations regarding the processing of access arrangements for public examinations. The successful candidate will be required to teach small groups of students within the Senior School. A willingness to participate in the wider life of the School is a requirement.

Burgess Hill Girls is a GSA day and boarding school, with 520 students aged between 3 and 18 years. The majority of students are of above average ability and the school has an outstanding record of academic success at both GCSE and A level. Last year, nearly all pupils obtained at least 9 or more GCSE passes at Grade 4 or above and the vast majority of sixth formers proceeded to Higher Education. 

The Assistant Head Academic, Ms Rohaise Flint can be reached by email on rohaise.flint@burgesshillgirls.com for any further questions about t he department and the role.

Completed applications are to be emailed to our HR Manager, Mrs Gillian Coleman, at: hr@burgesshillgirls.com  

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 18 January 2021.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted by telephone and interviews will take place in the week beginning 25 January 2020

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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