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  • Job start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

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Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 10 - 14

What skills and experience we're looking for

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What the school offers its staff

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Further details about the role

Exmouth Community College is seeking an outstanding, inspirational and dynamic qualified teacher to take on the Director of SEND (SENDCO) role. This offers a unique opportunity for an ambitious, creative and enthusiastic individual to lead the Learning Support Team within the context of the whole College vision.

The Learning Support Team consists of approximately 25 Learning Mentors, supporting students across the Curriculum. The team is managed by three Assistant SENDCOs, with small groups being managed on a day-to-day basis by Senior Learning Mentors. In addition, a Deaf Inclusion Worker and Learning Support Administrator make up the Learning Support Team.

The SENDCO, with the support of the Head and Governing body, takes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of specialist provision made by the College for all students with identified SEND. The SENDCO provides strategic guidance that shapes high quality teaching and pastoral care and the effective use of resources to ensure outstanding outcomes for all students who have identified SEND.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably skilled person to join the College and work in its community of highly motivated staff, enthusiastic students, supportive parents and knowledgeable Governing Board.

Please visit www.exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk to download the full job description, person specification and the appropriate application form.

Your completed application form should be returned to recruitment@exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk by 10am on the closing date.

Early applications are encouraged. Exmouth Community College reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the College be able to identify an appropriate candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Exmouth Community College is committed to providing the best possible care and education to our pupils and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment. As part of our commitment, we need to ensure that all potential employees satisfy our employment checks. Please note that where appropriate, shortlisted and/or potentially suitable applicants will be required to undertake further checks. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure (with Barred List check) will be required before the successful candidate can commence employment at Exmouth Community College.
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About Exmouth Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2205 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Exmouth Community College is one of the largest secondary schools in the country with approximately 2,300 students currently enrolled (over 300 of these in Post 16). The College, which converted to Academy status in April 2011, is set in a leafy split-site location. Our catchment area extends northwards towards Exeter city and eastwards to include Budleigh Salterton and many attractive rural villages. The College embraces working as part of the community and has strong local partnerships. Exmouth Community College is a fully comprehensive academy committed to giving the best education and opportunities to all of our students. We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our College.

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