This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, ambitious and innovative professional with prior experience of working as a SENCo who has the vision to shape and oversee Learning Support provision at our school, as well as teach English/Maths or Science.
The successful applicant will take specific responsibility for developing, implementing and reviewing the SEND and therapeutic intervention programme for students. The role will be multi-faceted and include sharing best practice and developing intervention strategies for use across the school.
The ideal candidate will be:
- a qualified (preferrably English) teacher educated to degree level
- a passionate classroom practitioner
- an inspirational teacher with the highest expectations of attainment and behaviour
- an advocate for young people
- someone with clear potential to learn and improve
- innovative, creative, resilient and dynamic
- an excellent communicator who has a positive attitude to life and work
- committed to children and students’ academic and personal development
Key Responsibilities include:
- To lead the strategic development of SEND policy and provision in line with recent legislation
- To lead on the day-to-day co-ordination of SEND provision including identification and transition, intervention and support, monitoring and evaluation for all students with special educational needs or a disability in line with statutory duties and best practice, including Annual/Transition Reviews
- To develop an inclusive culture for all by providing effective intervention and support to ensure all students achieve
- To support all staff in understanding the needs of SEND pupils and develop effective ways of bridging barriers to learning. This will include leading/organising staff CPD, where required
- To monitor the progress of pupils with SEND and evaluate the effectiveness of their learning. This should guide future intervention and strategy, including applications required for additional funding through the EHCP process
- To analyse and interpret data and advise on developments required to maximise achievement
- To liaise with staff, parents, external agencies and other schools to co-ordinate their contribution to provide maximum support and continuity of provision
- To ensure that pupils and parents are supported and effectively advised at key transition points, ensuring that guidance is given regarding progression and pathways best suited to the specific needs of each SEND student
Please contact the school directly if you're interested in setting up an informal meeting and tour with the Principal before application. Please contact Jade Legge, EA to the Principal, on 01634 505800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe you have the required skills and experience to be part of the team driving forward the outcomes for young engineers, we want to hear from you.