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    15 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

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Pay scale

MPR1 – MPR6 £30,300 - £41,746

Additional allowances

TLR2B - £5,407

What skills and experience we're looking for

Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) and Shoeburyness High School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Deputy SENCO to assist the SENCO in the day to day running of the SEND (Special Education Needs and Disability). This position may suit someone aspiring to be a SENCO. You will also manage the School Literacy Programme.

Relevant experience, good ICT, literacy and numeracy skills are essential. Prior experience of working with young people in an educational setting is desirable.

Shoeburyness High School is a large, vibrant and diverse secondary school that has an excellent reputation as a warm and supportive environment in which to work and learn. We are a very popular school with families in the local area and beyond and consequently we are heavily oversubscribed.

What the school offers its staff

  • You will assist the SENCO in the day-to-day running of the SEND (Special Education Needs and Disability) provision at Shoeburyness High School
  • In assisting with identification, assessment and provision for all the students with SEND.
  • The Deputy SENCO will support the SENCo with providing strategic vision for the department.
  • You will support the SENCO with updates and review the Additional Needs register incorporating the Graduated Approach to SEND and aid in preparation of Annual Review paperwork.
  • You will assist the SENCO in leading the provision for SEND within the main school to ensure high quality provision for all SEN students.
  • You will develop curriculum resources to ensure that students are identified with SEN on the Student Support Register have the required levels of support.
  • Promoting student inclusion across the school community and curriculum.

Commitment to safeguarding

SECAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references.

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About Shoeburyness High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1812 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Shoeburyness High School is an inclusive comprehensive academy in the heart of the community, part of the wider family of SECAT schools. Oversubscribed every year, we have a reputation as a friendly, caring school and as a place where positive relationships are fostered and sustained.
Our seven-year curriculum offer is diverse, rich and delivered by dedicated, skilled and highly qualified practitioners to ensure every child has the best opportunities for success and happiness. Our children have access to a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities; sport, drama and music play a central part of our offer, as well as a wide-ranging variety of clubs and activities across the school.
Supported by a strong, committed pastoral and support team, our young people are able to develop the skills, knowledge, and resilience for their lives beyond Shoeburyness High School.
We ‘Expect Excellence’ in all aspects of our school and this is our guiding principle to ensure that our school community thrives.
We are proud to be a part of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) along with Bournes Green Infant School, Bournes Green Junior School, Hinguar Primary School, Richmond Avenue Primary School and Thorpedene Primary School and Nursery.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hrhelpdesk@secat.co.uk.

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