Head of Learning Support (SENCo)
Required to start September 2017
(Salary competitive, commensurate with experience)
Due to the retirement of our current highly successful post holder, we are seeking to appoint a new permanent, full-time Head of Learning Support. The successful candidate will hold a Level 7 qualification for assessing students for exam dispensation together with experience of teaching SEND pupils in the 11 - 18 age group.
You'll be required to lead the learning support department, liaise with parents and monitor SEND provision throughout the School. You will work with a wide variety of outside agencies in order to support pupils with educational needs of all types. You will be responsible for observing and assessing individual children, preparing plans and suggesting strategies and materials to support pupils’ specific needs.
The Head of Learning Support will be expected to have a teaching commitment of approximately 0.6 teaching timetable.
In your supporting statement please include the following:
- What you could contribute to the role and why you would like to be considered for the post.
- How you would lead and motivate your team.
- What you think your priorities would be as Head of Learning Support.
The closing date for applications is 5th May 2017
Interviews to be held the following week.
The School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date if a suitable
candidate is found, so early applications are recommended.
Please apply online or visit our website for further information: www.farringtons.org.uk under the Staff Tab at the top of the home page.
Farringtons School is set in 25 acres of beautiful grounds, close to London. We provide an excellent academic and supportive day and boarding environment for girls and boys age 3 -18.
The School is a member of MIST (Methodist Independent Schools Trust)
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service.
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