Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), Birmingham

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The Blue Coat SchoolBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a first class SENCO and teacher, who is willing to build upon their existing teaching and leadership skills, ensuring that modern, dynamic teaching methods are fully adopted to give every child the opportunity to achieve his or her full potential. The successful candidate will be highly organised and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a reduced teaching timetable and be responsible for co-ordinating the Special Educational Needs provision in Prep and having oversight of the provision across the school. The SENCO will liaise closely with the Pre-Prep SENCO, the Assistant Head Academic Development and the Deputy Head Academic.

The Blue Coat School is an Independent Day Preparatory School offering an outstanding educational experience to around 580 boys and girls from 2 to 11 years. Founded in 1722 as a charity school 'for the purpose of maintaining poor children' in the centre of Birmingham, it is now an IAPS Prep School occupying a beautiful site in Edgbaston in 15 acres of playing fields and gardens. It is a thriving community where children achieve a great many things - with outstanding results. 

The Blue Coat School is a stimulating and rewarding place to work, in the company of enthusiastic and dedicated staff. It has excellent resources, which are used to provide enjoyable and imaginative learning. Our community ethos is very strong, and we maintain the highest expectations of the interpersonal relationships between pupils and between the staff and children. We aim to produce happy, polite and successful young people. The co-curricular programme at Blue Coat is rich and varied.

Full details of the post are available at www.thebluecoatschool.com/recruitment and applications may be submitted to recruitment@thebluecoatschool.com

Application forms, together with a supporting letter and CV, should be addressed to The Headmaster and returned to the Bursar of The Blue Coat School, by noon on Monday 21st May 2018. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed during that week. In addition to a formal interview, applicants will be taken on a tour of the school. 

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More about The Blue Coat School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 0HR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 410 6800
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