We seek an inspirational and experienced SENCO who enjoys working with children to join our staff team. You should be determined, resilient, take responsibility for helping improve the lives of our young people and be able to manage a complex workload.
We are proud of our college, our talented and highly motivated staff and students. Our staff team work tirelessly to ensure that teaching is the best it can be and everyone has a role to play in this. We support each other and there is an open, friendly and collegiate atmosphere where new members of the team are welcomed and supported.
An Investors in People School, which means that we invest heavily and value the development of all our staff
An Inclusive Church of England School with the benefits of links with The Diocese of Chichester and the opportunity to promote strong lasting values based on the Christian faith
St Catherine's College - preparing students to stand shoulder to shoulder with their peers locally, nationally and globally. To achieve their God-given potential, learners in our care are inspired and supported to be Ambitious, Hard Working, Resilient and Responsible.
Understandably the applicant pack and our website only gives a flavour of the college. We therefore encourage visits for prospective candidates to see us in action. We do understand however that visits are not always possible or practical and you would not be at a disadvantage if you are unable to visit the college.
The key task of the SENCO is to ensure that Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision is both efficiently and effectively managed. The range of responsibilities delegated to the SENCO with regard to provision and coordination is outlined in the job description in the applicant pack. It is expected that all legal and statutory requirements are met for students with SEN via the SENCO.
The core purpose of the post is that the SENCO, with the support of the Headteacher and Governing Body, takes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of provision made by the school for students with SEN and provides professional guidance in the area of SEN in order to secure high quality teaching and the effective use of resources to bring about improved standards of achievement of all students.
The SENCO has a dedicated suite of rooms which are situated above our conference suite. The current SEN team comprises the SENCO, four HLTA's, one of whom specialises in English support, one who specialises in Mathematics support and one who specialises in Speech and Language Therapy. Two individual needs assistants who are assigned to a studentl in year 8 and a student in year 10; one subject specialist teaching assistant and two apprentice teaching assistants.
We offer you:
Excellent career development opportunities
A friendly, supportive and caring staff team
Teacher's Pension Scheme
A fabulous staff room with complimentary tea and coffee
Free Flu Vaccine
Banked cover system promoting work / life balance
Highly visible supportive senior leaders
Same-day centralised detentions
CPD starts immediately upon employment
A cafe that serves at breakfast, break and lunch using freshly sourced ingredients
A geographical location, being situated near Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne's award winning Marina. It is part of several miles of beautiful coastline, including the South Downs National Park, the white cliffs of Beachy Head and 1066 country
Great students - you can make a massive difference to them
Completed application forms and letters of application should be sent directly to the college addressed to Mrs S Windsor, Head of Personnel: SWindsor@stcatherines.college, and arrive by no later than noon on Monday 14 October 2019.