We require an enthusiastic, qualified SENCO or aspiring SENCO to lead our Special Educational Needs provision. We are looking for someone with high expectations who will share the school’s vision and be central to the development and implementation of successful teaching and learning strategies and pastoral support for our SEND students, to ensure the best outcomes and life chances. This position is an exciting opportunity for a creative, highly motivated and inspiring practitioner with a vision and passion for this vital area.
· To facilitate and encourage learning experiences and an environment which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
· To lead CPD and facilitate your colleagues to deliver high quality learning experiences for students with SEND within their classrooms.
· To monitor, track and support student progress for students on the SEND register across the curriculum, to improve outcomes.
· To prepare and disseminate information about SEND students.
· To be actively involved with the pastoral team within the school to support the welfare of SEND students.
· To liaise with other professionals and parents of children on the SEND register.
· To organise ECHP review meetings as appropriate ensuring all external agencies and relevant staff are invited.
· To ensure that the legal and statutory requirements are met for students with SEND, including exam access arrangements.
Who we are looking for:
An ambitious, driven individual with an excellent understanding of how students learn and the strong interpersonal skills needed for working with a wide range of people. The ideal candidate will have QTS and the National SENCO award. The successful applicant will have strong behaviour management skills and will be an excellent classroom practitioner. They will be approachable and able to develop links with all curriculum areas and year teams in the school. The role will also involve a small but regular teaching commitment. Individuals who are keen to gain the National SENCO award will also be considered and if appointed would be given appropriate support and training.
The salary range for the post is L3 – 7 and will be negotiated on the basis of experience and responsibilities.
We are a large thriving oversubscribed 11-18 Comprehensive situated in beautiful surroundings close to the New Forest and the Hampshire / Dorset coastline. As a Teaching School we pride ourselves in being able to provide high quality professional development opportunities for all staff.
The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check. Ringwood School is committed to safeguarding students. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be considered.
Please apply online to the school’s website: www.ringwood.hants.sch.uk
Deadline: Monday 21st May 2018 at 10.00 am.
Interviews Wednesday 23rd May 2018.
Ringwood School, Parsonage Barn Lane,
Ringwood, Hampshire. BH24 1SE
- A National Teaching Academy -
“Inspired to learn, supported to succeed”
Telephone: 01425 475000