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  • Start date details

    15 April 2024 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Grade 6, point 21 to 26

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opening to join the team at Stocksbridge High School providing support to our pupils with SEND. These appointments are a key opportunity to join a developing, supportive, and committed team. The successful applicants will have:

• Recent experience of working with children and young people with a range of special educational needs, SEMH needs and provide support for the assessment of needs, identification of reasonable adjustments and production of plans/reports including EHCP’s.

• Awareness of processes and recent experience of working with multi-agency professionals to provide support and participation in reviews.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, question, negotiate and reflect.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of audiences including senior managers, parents/carers and external agencies.

• The ability to deal with difficult situations and behaviours.

• The ability to empathise with students, developing trust and respectful relationships.

• Five good GCSE’s including a minimum Level 2 in English and mathematics and a Level 3 qualification in a relevant field such as supporting teaching and learning, special needs and teaching assistant or other child development experience.

• Knowledge and understanding of procedures for supporting and leading learning activities for children and young people with SEND/SEMH needs including adapting activities and identifying appropriate resources and materials for a given task.

• The ability to advise and influence the practice of colleagues to best support young people to be successful in school

• The ability to empathise with young people, has a flexible approach and takes pride in their work.

• The ability to support, monitor and manage pupil’s behaviour, attendance and academic progress in order that they can succeed.

• The ability to analyse and present data to inform next steps and actions.

• The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• The ability to forge positive relationships with staff, pupils, parents and outside agencies.

What the school offers its staff

Please see recruitment information pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Stocksbridge High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
788 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Stocksbridge High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email htaylor@stocksbridge-mlt.co.uk.

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