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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCo)

Denefield SchoolWest Berkshire

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCo) 

MPS/UPS + TLR1D (£8,291)

Temporary Post - required as soon as possible (until April or September) 

Denefield School is inviting applications from inspirational and enthusiastic teachers looking to undertake the role of SENDCo. The successful applicant will be responsible for the strategic delivery of Learning Support across the school and will lead a team of colleagues dedicated to meeting the needs of all the pupils in our care. We are looking for someone who will share our values and ambition, that every young person will leave our care with the tools they need to be successful in life.

The role of SENDCo at Denefield provides an exciting opportunity for experienced teachers seeking to further their experience. The successful candidate will have experience of working with students with specific needs and, possibly, middle, or senior leader experience. There will be a reduced teaching commitment with this post and candidates of all disciplines are invited to apply. 

Staff wellbeing is a key priority at Denefield, and we strive to foster a better work/life balance for our staff through a number of initiatives, including a cycle to work scheme, annual flu vaccinations and regular wellbeing activities. We know that happy teachers make for happy classrooms.

Denefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. CVs will not be accepted.

In our school we are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.

Do you have experience of establishing excellent relationships with students, colleagues, families and outside agencies? Do you work efficiently and methodically, paying meticulous attention to detail? Can you demonstrate clear leadership qualities? If so, you could be just what we’re looking for. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Mrs Holley, Assistant Head, inclusion, via HOL@denefield.org.uk .

Completed applications, submitted directly via the TES website, should reach us by 9.00am on Wednesday 8 December.

We reserve the right to appoint an outstanding applicant prior to this deadline.  For this reason, early applications are appreciated.

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