Post: SENCO School: Southey Green Primary School & Nurseries Start Date: ASAP Salary: MPS / UPS + SEN allowance TLR2A (if qualified) Hours / Weeks: Full time post Southey Green is a large three form entry primary school with two nurseries in north Sheffield (Group Size 4, NOR: 736). Following the OFSTED inspection in March 2016 Southey Green is proud to say that it is a ‘GOOD’ school. The school is at the heart of its community and in January 2013 became a member of Tapton School Academy Trust. Tapton is an ‘Outstanding’ secondary school in Sheffield and the Academy Trust is rapidly establishing itself within the city. Membership of the Academy Trust provides a range of opportunities for partnership working and continuing professional development with an outstanding secondary school and a network of primary schools within the locality. We are all working together to establish really effective practice for the benefit of every child. We are looking for an inspirational SENCO to join the highly commited and experienced Inclusion Team at Southey. This role will be pivotal in supporting the Teaching and Learning and Special Educational Needs across the school from the 2 year old Nursery to Year 6. There is a teaching commitment to this role. You will need to: • Be a qualified teacher with 3 years or more teaching experience • Have the National Award for SEN Co-ordination or be working towards • Have experience of working with children with Special Needs • Have thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice • Have the ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children • Be skilful in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – SEND, LAC, Pupil Premium, EAL, G & T • Have the necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies and parents • Have good communication skills and an ability to work within a team We can offer you: • Staff with a vision of excellence for the future • Children who love learning and want to achieve • A well-resourced and stimulating environment • A strong emphasis on teamwork • High quality CPD opportunities Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. We have the following date available at 3:30pm: Tuesday 24th October, Please call 01142326879 to confirm your attendance. Application forms can be obtained at www.southeygreen.org under the Community/Jobs page. Completed applications should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org Please do not complete a Local Authority Application form for this post. Further information relevant to this post, including a recruitment pack is available on line via the school website. www.southeygreen.org Closing date for applications: 6th November 2017 Short-listing: 7th November 2017 Interviews: Monday 13th November 2017 Southey Green Primary School and Nurseries is committed to safeguarding and promoting the interests of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References for short-listed candidates will be requested before the interview. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.