SENDCo, Cambridgeshire

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Gretton SchoolCambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £36,000 - £38,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We require an experienced SENCO / SEN Coordinator to work as part of our team from September 2019  

Your new school

Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students.

Your new role 

We require an experienced SENCO / SEN Coordinator to work as part of our team to support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum. This position is a permanent role to start in September 2019. 

What you'll need to succeed 

  • Ability to effectively support and advise colleagues 
  • Awareness of child protection issues 
  • Proven SENCO experience in the UK, or equivalent (essential) 
  • SENCO qualification (desirable)  
  • Have strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills 
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

What you'll get in return 

Gretton is a friendly school where staff are supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom and there is an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our students and their families. Gretton has a person-centred focus, providing each child with a personalised education and care programme tailored to help meet their unique needs. At Gretton, our staff are like family, so don’t delay and apply today to join the Gretton family.

What you need to do now

For more information and to apply, and to see what some of our staff members have to say about working at Gretton School, please see our dedicated recruitment website at or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818  7041 or 07879 692409. 

Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities statement. 

Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.  We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.

More about Gretton School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 277438
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