Trust SENCo, Pontefract

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New College PontefractPontefract

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £39,360 - £45,034 - depending on experience. A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary: £39,360 - £45,034 - depending on experience. A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.

Hours: Full time, term time only 

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: September 2018

An exciting opportunity to join an outstanding team and be at the forefront of our organisational development.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring candidate to effectively lead and manage the SEND provision across the Trust. Working across all academies within the Trust, the SENCo will lead on the vision, development and evaluation of the Trust SEN provision as well as the day-to-day operations. Managing the Study Support Teams, staff timetabling and SEN provision in each academy, therefore excellent time management and organisational skills are required.

The successful candidate will have QTS, understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and how this relates to an educational setting. We are looking for an individual who already has, or is willing to work towards a SENCo qualification and a Specialist Assessor qualification. You will be responsible for the identification of students with special educational needs and/or medical issues, co-ordinating annual reviews and Individual Education Plans and applying on-line for student access arrangements. You will also be liaising with feeder schools, parents, students, staff and external organisations to ensure the best possible support for students, therefore excellent communication skills are essential for the role.

New Collaborative Learning Trust (NCLT)* has a dynamic, positive and supportive culture for staff and students and is at an exciting time in its development and growth. You will join a focused and driven team, committed to providing the highest standards of education for young people, in a challenging but supportive learning environment. Our colleges offer primarily A Level provision with some Level 3 BTEC and Level 2 provision.

*The trust currently comprises of New College Pontefract, New College Doncaster and New College Bradford (due to open in September 2019). The colleges work closely, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression. 

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you. To apply please click the apply button.

Closing Date: 12noon on Monday 21 May 2018.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

NCLT has a commitment to safeguarding students and the successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Park Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 702139
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New College Pontefract is an outstanding college, regularly near the top of the UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2014. Our A Level and BTEC Value Added places us in the top 10% of providers nati...