SENCo and Student Welfare, South East

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Medway UTCSouth East

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: By negotiation (dependent on experience and candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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 j.legge@medwayutc.co.uk.

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. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: South Side Three Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 505 800