SENDCO, Hertfordshire

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Roman Fields PRUHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS, Between £26,034 and £41,831
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to work in an award winning school (NAS Excellence Award 2018) with a small number of youngsters (40 on roll) and a real commitment to ensuring these youngsters thrive? Roman Fields is an alternative provision that caters for the most complex and vulnerable needs; all our young people have EHC Plans. We have been recognised for our good practice time and time again and received a good Ofsted judgement in 2014 and continue to go from strength to strength. We are proud to say that we have recently been nominated and won the 2018 National Autistic Society's Excellence Award following our Autism Accreditation renewal in 2017. We do our utmost to ensure that each young person is given every opportunity to learn and succeed. The Management Committee at Roman Fields wish to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring candidate to effectively manage and lead SEND provision across the provision. The successful candidate will have strategic responsibility for Inclusion, working closely with the Pastoral and CEIAG Team. We are looking to appoint someone with experience of working with young people with a range of additional needs and knowledge of the SEND agenda. The provision is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all young people and the post represents an ideal opportunity to work in a happy, friendly, positive environment and in a team, which has a good reputation. You will hold the National SENCO qualification or be working towards completing the qualification. You will be able to effectively lead and manage a team and work closely with parent/carers and professionals.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable
  • Can fill our young people’s lives with creativity, challenge and fun
  • Can create a haven in which our young people feel especially safe, valued and happy

 In return we can offer:

  • A committed and friendly team aiming for excellence
  • A calm and friendly environment
  • A commitment to high quality professional development
  • A supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team where Management Committee visits are encouraged.

Please contact Mandy Crow, School Business Manager on 01442 256915 to make an appointment to visit the provision.

Application packs are available from: For more information and to apply online: Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 30th April 2018. Interviews will be held in the week beginning Tuesday 8th May 2018. Further information about the school can be found on our website: www.romanfields.herts.sch. All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Mandy Crow, Roman Fields, Boxmoor House, 11 Box Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 0DF. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

Closing date: 30/04/2018 17:00:00
Interview date: Week commencing 8th May 2018

Roman Fields is a county wide service which interacts with all area organisations, county developments and provisions. It is an exciting and unique provision which uses creativity and innovation to reach and engage young people. For some young people the provision is part of a transition package or a short term placement pending further assessment. For others it is a potential permanent solution to their educational needs. Programmes are established by the SENCO and Assistant Head in consultation with the referring officer, parents/carers and the young person. The provision works in partnership with other colleges, alternative education providers and other professionals to try to facilitate the optimum package of support on an individual basis.

For more information and to apply online :

Roman Fields, Boxmoor House
11 Box Lane
Hemel Hempstead
01442 256915

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More about Roman Fields PRU
Type: Pupil Referral Unit(PRU)
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: 11 Box Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 256915
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