Heathside is a happy, friendly and academic day and boarding school for children aged three to sixteen.
The school maintains an informal atmosphere while fostering a high level of individual responsibility and self-motivation. We encourage the development of the whole person and, as a result, Heathside is a relaxed and happy place and academic standards are high.
We seeking to appoint an outstanding SENCO with a primary focus to support the strategic direction and development of SEN provision and the overall development of this team. You will develop and implement effective intervention for our children with identified barriers to their learning. We will expect you to help our pupils achieve academically and personally. There is the opportunity to make a big impact on standards of student attainment through your fresh ideas, motivational skills and keen focus on improvement.
You will promote efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources.
We are seeking a practitioner with a degree, a teaching qualification and the SEN qualification required of a SENCO, also, ideally, a specific SEN qualification such as the Level 5 OCR or MA Spld. You will bring real energy and dynamism to the role, alongside genuine determination that children with SEND should be educated to a high standard and make at least the same progress as their peers. You will be expected to be flexible and open to change. You will need to demonstrate strength of conviction and an ability to converse with parents in a confident and articulate manner.
Heathside School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: Monday 16th October 2017 at 9.00am
Interview date: ASAP
The candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to the vision and the values of the school.
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Independent Co-Educational School
Heathside School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
An Enhanced DBS check is required