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Deputy SENCO

Stamford Welland AcademyLincolnshire

Position: Deputy SENCO

Reports to: Vice Principal 

Salary: MPS/UPS plus SEN Allowance

Start date: January 2022/ ASAP

Contract: Permanent 

Hours/Days: 3 days per week, 39 weeks (term time plus one training week)

Stamford Welland Academy have a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint a suitably experienced Deputy SENCO to assist in managing the provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs (SEN) from January 2022.

The successful applicant will promote the progress and achievement of SEND students throughout the academy. This role will be student-focused and will ensure high standards and expectations for both SEND students and staff.

This role will be based within our secondary school and the successful candidate will work in partnership with the SENDCo, line managed by the Vice Principal to shape and manage the academy’s SEN provision. Potential is as important as experience. We would fully support the successful candidate to undertake the National SENDCo accreditation. 

Applicants should be excellent teachers and have a strong knowledge and understanding of the best strategies to enable all our students, but especially those with additional needs, to thrive in their learning. They will have the ability to motivate, inspire and lead students to excel. The successful candidate will be a confident leader of staff to ensure our students with additional needs get the best learning experiences they can. It is vital to be a team player and have a willingness to ‘get stuck in’ to all aspects of academy life. 

We are delighted to announce that following a recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, the academy has been judged 'Good' in all areas. A copy of the report can be found  here.

Closing date for applications is 12 Noon on Friday 3rd December. Interviews will be held week commencing 6th December 2021.


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