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This job expired on 25 September 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS + TLR1B

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Boswells School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and dedicated SENCO. We are looking for the successful candidate to work alongside the Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion and SENCO) to be responsible for cultivating an inclusive learning environment throughout The Boswells School.

You will develop the graduated response at a whole school level to support pupils with particular learning needs and lead staff in best practice, enabling every pupil to achieve their potential.

Some of the key responsibilities will be;

• Oversee the strategic direction and development of the school offer for SEND pupils in partnership with Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion and SENCO)

• Liaise with external agencies and coordinate provision of necessary specialist support for pupils

• Lead on the planning, implementation and marketing of courses specific to SEND students, for example ‘skills in progression’.

What the school offers its staff

  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • A commitment to professional development
  • Cycle to Work and Tech Schemes
  • Employee Benefits Platform

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)
medical
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 The Boswells School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1440 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex.

We are an exciting, dynamic and forward thinking school community whose sole focus is the success of each of our students. We are extremely proud of our academic success and have a deserved reputation as an excellent school. Our innovative approaches to teaching and learning ensure that more students than ever are achieving high levels of academic success.

We are extremely proud of the achievements of our students. 2019 was another superb year for The Boswells School with our GCSE and A Level results making us one of the highest performing non-selective secondary schools in Essex. In 2019, 55% of our A Level students achieved A* to B grades, 88% of our A Level students achieved A* to C grades, 83% of our GCSE students achieved a Good pass (Grade 4+) in Eniglish and 71% of our GCSE students achieved a Good pass (Grade 4+) in Maths.

The percentage of students who achieved the expected levels of progress in English and Mathematics was significantly above the national average as was the percentage of students who achieved more than expected progress in these areas.

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