SEN Key Workers are responsible for the
implementation of the SEN Code of Practice (2015) within school, under the
guidance and direction of the SENCO and SEN Leadership Team. All references to
SEN in this document include students with special educational needs or
SEN Key Workers are responsible for:
barriers to learning, so that students with SEN reach the same curricular goals
as all other students
- Supporting the
students across all subjects and aspects of the wider curriculum,
including the delivery of bespoke physical fitness therapy routines, and
must be trained, or willing to train, in moving and handling, and intimate
Fulfilling the role of a ‘key worker’ for a number of
specified ‘K’ students on the SEN register.
in-class support for students on the SEN register, and others as directed
by the classroom teacher
barriers to learning, so that students on the SEN register can access the
same curricular goals as all other students
being attentive to the teacher, and support students to stay on task
struggling students and provide prompts and reminders to start tasks
tasks and break instructions down into smaller steps as required
additional scaffolding for students with SEN as required, and know when to
remove this scaffolding
bespoke one-to-one or small group support to students who need additional
modelling or support
and encourage students to remain on task and motivated
tasks as directed by the teacher, for example supervising other students
whilst they reteach concepts to students with SEN.
Outside of the classroom support:
the role of ‘key worker’ for a number of specified ‘K’ students on the SEN
register. For the identified students, this will include: mentor check in
meetings with these students, regular phone calls to parents/carers,
involvement in in-person meetings regarding the students and ensuring One
Page Profiles are updated.
- Being the
initial point of contact for queries relating the postholder’s Key Worker
- Providing support for after school
activities for students on the SEN register, for example contributing to
enrichment activities, support in the library, supervision of SEN
- Administrative tasks as directed by the
SEN Leadership team
- Fully participating in a programme of CPD
and training which contributes to the success of all students with SEN
play a full part in the life of the school supporting its distinctive ethos and
values, and actively promoting its policies and practices.
take an active role in encouraging all students, including our most vulnerable
learners, to engage in the extra-curricular thread of school life.
dress in a professional manner in line with the school dress code.
- To undertake such other reasonable tasks that
your Line Manager may from time to time reasonably request.
- To engage actively in the Performance
Management Review process.
be aware of the responsibility for personal Health, Safety and Welfare and that
of others who may be affected by your actions or inactions.
co-operate with the employer on all issues to do with Health, Safety and
duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exhaustive nor
exclusive as the postholder may be required to undertake other reasonably
determined duties and responsibilities commensurate with the grading of the
undertake appropriate training as required in order to be able to undertake the
duties and responsibilities that are required.
duties may be varied to meet the changing demands of the school at the
reasonable discretion of the Headteacher.
comply with the Academy’s policies and procedures at all times.
- To work and process personal and sensitive
information in accordance with Data Protection Act 2018 including the General
Data Protection Regulations.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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