SENCO, Eltham, Royal Borough of Greenwich

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Newhaven SchoolEltham, Royal Borough of Greenwich

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS Inner London Allowance plus SEN1 plus TLR 2A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

SENCO – Newhaven King’s Park Campus, Eltham

Dates: Apply by Midday Thursday 22/03/2018 

Job title: SENCO

Salary: Main/UPS Pay Range (Inner London Allowance) plus TLR 2A plus SEN1

Location: Eltham, Royal Borough of Greenwich

Contract term/type Permanent/Full Time

We are now recruiting for a qualified, experienced and empathetic SENCO with good experience with Autism as well as practical-working knowledge of the SEN statutory requirements. 

You will have: 

A passion for learning, and emotional, social and academic development of our young people

A willingness to try new things and to help develop new strategies in curriculum and assessment

The ability to motivate, lead and inspire colleagues

High aspirations for all young people, and a belief in the potential of every one

A desire to raise standards

High aspirations for yourself and a commitment to further development

Resilience and adaptability

This SENCO position will see you take on responsibility for all of SEN across King’s Park, but with a particular focus on meeting needs due to autism: good classroom practice, social communication, emotional regulation and transaction support.

You will be responsible for managing all statutory requirements related to SEND and EHCPs, as well as supporting staff to meet the needs of our unique cohort.

We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within Newhaven to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our walls. We provide excellent support, including a daily debrief. We pride ourselves on being a ‘thinking school’ and support evidence-based intervention, psychological as well as educational.

This is a career-defining role offering you the chance to make a massive difference to the school, as well as the lives of our students. We are excited to appoint the right person to join our friendly, supportive and professional team!

Closing date:  Midday 22/03/2018
Interviews:  TBC
Start date:  ASAP

Full application details can be downloaded via the school website:

Please note that CVs alone are not acceptable.

We positively encourage visits to the school by prior arrangement.  Please listen to our broadcast on Radio 5 Live available on our website

Newhaven is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced with Barred List check through the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) plus additional pre-employment checks.


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More about Newhaven School
Type: Pupil Referral Unit(PRU)
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gardens Site, Newhaven Gardens, Eltham, Greenwich, London, SE9 6HR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8859 3114
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