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SENCo

Laycock Primary SchoolLaycock Primary School, 26 Laycock St, London N1 1SW

SENCo

  • Salary Grade Range: Main Pay Range (spine points  01-06)  to Upper Pay Range (spine points 1-3) plus TLR2 allowance 
  • Salary Range: £32,157- £50,935 plus TLR2 allowance £4783
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Contract: Fixed-term 

Required: ASAP  

We are looking for an inspirational SENCO to further develop and lead inclusion and SEN with the school, join our highly committed team and be part of our senior leadership team.

Candidates should have

  • Qualified teacher with 5 years or more teaching experience
  • At least three years’ experience of being a SENCo
  • The National Award for SEN Co-ordination or be working towards
  • Has experience in leading and managing staff in developing and implementing effective provision for vulnerable pupils
  • Thorough knowledge of the new SEND Code of Practice
  • Skilful in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – SEND, LAC, Pupil Premium, EAL, G &T
  • To work effectively with the Headteacher and SLT to achieve excellence 
  • Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team
  • Good management and organisational skills and experience of leading/managing other staff
  • The necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies

We can offer you a thriving school environment with an exciting intake of children within an inner city London school. Our staff are dedicated to develop of the school and the children’s education.  We have a strong and clear vision, an engaging curriculum which develops and celebrates the potential of each child and an ever evolving and growing approach to SEND and inclusion. 

We have a Deaf Provision within our school that is fully inclusive in terms of children, teaching and community. This role, however, will be a SENCo for the children with EHCP's and other needs from mainstream classes. Despite the SEND provision for Deaf pupils being led by a separate leader, we encourage and welcome a team work approach to SEND in our school. 

Our very experienced SENCo is leaving us in December, however, we wish for someone to come and work with us and shadow the current SENCo for a thorough handover for the best outcomes for our children, supportive and planned opportunities to build trust and relationships with our parents and to best get to know our school and staff before the role starts as a solo SENCo as soon as possible.  

This will be a fixed term position with an opportunity to apply for a permanent role.  

Visits to the school are welcome and strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Amy Lazarczyk: office@laycock.islington.sch.uk  

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 21.11.2021

 Interviews will be held as and when applications come in.

To apply, please click here or please go to http://jobs.islington.gov.uk/disciplines. If you require any assistance, please email Schools HR team at schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk  quoting job reference LAY/904.

Laycock Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, if this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to declare.


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