Area SENCO, Barnet

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Oakleigh School & Acorn CentreBarnet
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Lead Practitioner Actual part time salary range - £21,248 - £23,291
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Barnet’s Pre-school Inclusion Team

Part time (2½ days to include all day on Wednesdays)

Are you passionate about the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities?

Are you a positive, self-motivated, well-organised person with a ‘can-do’ attitude?

We are looking for a part time Area SENCO to work in the Pre-school Inclusion Team. Area SENCOs provide support, advice and training to early years setting SENCOs within pre-schools, children’s centres and child-minding settings to help them to carry out the SENCO role and duties, and to promote inclusive learning environments. The Pre-school Inclusion Team are home-based mobile workers so you will need to be able to work from your own home.

You will possess a teaching qualification and have extensive knowledge of early childhood development, the Early Years Foundation Stage and experience of working with children 0-5 years. It is essential to have extensive experience of working with young children with SEND and their families. You will need to have experience of delivering training to others, as this role has an extensive training delivery brief. You will also need excellent inter-personal and communication skills, have the ability to work on your own initiative but also to be an effective team player. This is a dynamic and exciting post within a well respected and high profile team.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Thursday 5 October 2017

Candidates who have been successfully selected for interview will be informed by phone on: Friday 13 October 2017

Provisional Interview date: Thursday 19 October 2017

For further information and an informal discussion contact:
 Hilary Solomon, Team Leader, Pre-school Inclusion Team on (020) 8359 7612 / 07956 224 448 or

For an application pack please contact:
Bijal Jiwan at Oakleigh School on (020) 8368 5336;

Oakleigh School, Oakleigh Road North, London N20 0DH or download pack from the TES Website or the Oakleigh School Website.

Oakleigh and the Acorn Centre are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff are required to have an enhanced DBS.

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More about Oakleigh School & Acorn Centre
Address: Oakleigh Road North, Whetstone, London, N20 0DH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8368 5336