Assistant Headteacher - SENDCo, Buckinghamshire

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St Michael's Catholic SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 £51,639 - L16 £57,077
Contract term: Permanent

St Michael’s Catholic School in High Wycombe, Bucks, is a successful, highly regarded and popular all through school, educating pupils from 3 to 19 years of age. St Michael’s is also opening a new satellite secondary school, in Aylesbury, Bucks, in September 2018.

We wish to appoint a SENDCo who will co-ordinate and support staff to ensure that there are appropriate learning opportunities for students with additional needs. We are looking for a professional who has the enthusiasm, drive and ambition to inspire staff and students to develop their full potential; an expert practitioner, committed to raising standards of achievement through targeted interventions.

The successful candidate will lead and advise curriculum leaders and their teams in the development of appropriate strategies, as well as taking responsibility for line managing teachers in the SEND department. An important aspect of the role will be to provide training and support to staff regarding teaching and learning approaches for students with additional needs to be used in mainstream curriculum lessons, helping to develop the schools CPD offer & foster a school based research culture.

An ability to actively engage students, parents, and staff in the strategic direction and development of SEND provision will ensure we maintain our positive reputation in this key area of school life.

The SENDCO role is a whole school role covering Early Years up to and including Sixth Form and covers both Campus. The role will initially be based 0.8 at Wycombe and 0.2 at Aylesbury.

The closing date for applications is the 14th May at 9am.
Interviews will be held on the 23rd of May 2018

To request an application pack and to book a school visit please contact Emma Fletcher on 01273 721579 or emma.fletcher@hays.com  

St Michael’s School takes the responsibility to safeguard children very seriously and the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS clearance along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Do not use the blue apply button below, instead all applications should be emailed to emma.fletcher@hays.com



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Daws Hill Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 535196
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