SENDCo, Gateshead

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Heworth GrangeGateshead

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale 1B + SEN 1 Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Heworth Grange School  is an 11-18 school of approximately 1100 students.  We are committed to achieving the maximum success for all our students and staff through creativity, innovation and personalisation.  This post presents an excellent opportunity for a talented professional with proven management and leadership skills to lead a small team of dedicated professionals.

The school is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed colleague with excellent interpersonal skills who is an advocate of inclusive practice and demonstrates a good working knowledge of SEND legislation and the role of SENDCO. A key member of the schools Inclusion Support Team, the successful applicant will be expected to lead a dedicated and committed department and through the effective use of resources available deliver the highest standards of teaching, learning and achievement for all students. 

The successful candidate will have:

• The ability to inspire staff and students to further improve the quality of learning and teaching

• the ability to forge productive partnerships with multi-agencies, parents and carers;

• a proven record of success as a practitioner and team leader

In return we offer you a welcoming atmosphere with friendly students, and staff who are working to maximise the achievement of all. 

For an informal discussion please contact Deborah Patterson at the school. Please apply electronically using the forms on the school website, and return them for the attention of Mr C Richardson, Head Teacher to deborah.patterson@heworthgrange.org.uk by the deadline of noon, Friday,  5 July 2019.  Please enclose a supporting letter of application no longer than two sides of A4. 

Heworth Grange School is committed to the welfare and safety of its pupils, the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.




More about Heworth Grange
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: High Lanes, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE10 0PT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 4212244
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Heworth Grange is a popular school of approx 1200 pupils in the east end of Gateshead, with a Sixth Form of around 150 pupils.

Our young people achieve very well and on two occasions recently we have been recognised as one of the top two hundred most ...