Additional Educational Needs Coordinator, Wallsend

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Churchill Community CollegeWallsend

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMPS/UPS + TLR 1.2 (£9,474)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Closing date: 12.00pm, Thursday 1st February 2018

We are looking for a Leader for our Additional Educational Needs department, which includes the SENCO role, Designated Teacher for Looked After Children and coordinating provision for EAL students. The AEN Coordinator leads a department of eight support assistants, three cover supervisors and a Literacy teacher.

The candidate should be a talented, dynamic leader, able to communicate their enthusiasm about education to staff and students and create an exciting, inspiring learning environment. They must be passionate about every student achieving their potential and about supporting them in overcoming their barriers to learning. They must foster excellent relationships with external agencies and local primary schools. They will work closely with the Heads of Year to identify any special educational needs that have not been previously identified in primary schools and seek the relevant support for the students. The AEN Coordinator will also work with staff to support them in teaching SEN students effectively, via differentiation, and deliver CPD sessions to staff, ITT students and outside agencies.

The college is a dynamic, exciting place to work with many opportunities available for staff and students. Churchill has been designated a Teaching School by the DfE. We also lead the ‘The Great North Maths Hub’ for the North of England along with the North Tyneside Learning Trust. This is an exciting initiative that places the college at the centre of innovations in Teaching, Learning and CPD for teachers of all subjects.

Our most recent OfSTED Inspection (May 2014) graded us as Outstanding across all areas. Please read more about our inspection and the ethos of the College by accessing our website at or at the Ofsted website -

We continually seek improvement in standards, achievement and outcomes. Our GCSE results in summer 2017 were 32% Grade 5 and above in English and Maths and a Progress 8 score of +0.2. 

We look forward to receiving your application.  Job packs are available to download from our website or from the Schools North East website Completed applications should be returned to Heather Bell, Headteacher’s PA via email or by post:

Churchill Community College

Churchill Street


Tyne and Wear

NE28 7TN

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More about Churchill Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Churchill Street, Wallsend, Tyne And Wear, NE28 7TN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 2347200
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