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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Hours – 20 or 30hrs a week, 5 days a week. Option of term time only, or 52 week contract.

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £24,293 and £26,042

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a full-time, on-site (located in Greater Southampton area and New Forest) role for an Assistant SENCO and Family Support Practitioner at The Learning Federation. The Assistant SENCO and Family Support Practitioner will be a hard-working, well organised person looking to progress their personal development, which could include certification for the right person. Working within The Partnership SEN Team, you will be developing your SEN and family support skills, working with our families, children and supporting other colleagues across the Partnership. Responsibilities include working with the lead SENCO and senior leaders, family support work, delivering courses for families, compiling reports, liaising with multi-agency groups, communicating with parents and teachers, attending Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings, developing skills within legal EHCP frameworks and ensuring compliance with government regulations. This is a new and flexible role.

The Learning Federation and all of its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The safety and wellbeing of every child in the care of The Learning Federation and all of its schools, is our absolute priority. We expect all of our staff, pupils, parents, volunteers, Governors, LLB Members, visitors, contractors and third-party professionals to share this view.

What the school offers its staff

We are a Partnership of 6 schools aspiring to change the world for children aged from 3 months to 11 years. We are looking for an Assistant SENCO and Family Support Practitioner to join our SEN Team. You may be a SEN case officer, EYFS practitioner, Social Worker, L3 childcare qualified, or have some other relevant experience of children with additional needs. You would be welcome to apply as long as you have a determination and drive to work with us in an amazing family team to meet the diverse needs of our learners. Full training given, a thirst for knowledge and a determination to make a difference!

Hours – 30hrs a week, 5 days a week. Option of term time only, or 52 week contract.

Further details about the role

Qualifications / skills

  • English and Maths skills to National Standard, or willingness to take a qualification
  • Positive person who can complete a task thoroughly
  • Curious learner - interested in special education policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A strong work ethic with excellent organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to think creatively and solve problems independently as well as collaboratively
  • Understanding that children sit at the centre and are the most important part of our work
  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally
  • Commitment, intellect and resilience to undertake further learning and development

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

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About Holy Family Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
02380 776162

Information about this school
The school is larger than the average-sized primary school. As a school with a distinctive religious ethos, the school was subject to an inspection under section 48 of the Education Act 2005 in March 2015.
Over a quarter of pupils are eligible for the pupil premium. This figure is above average.
The majority of pupils are from White British backgrounds. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is above average. Similarly, the proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is above the national average.
The proportion of pupils with SEND is above the national average, while the proportion of pupils who have an education health and care plan is below average.
The school provides a breakfast and after school club on-site. The clubs are run by school staff.

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