This job expired on 20 March 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31st July 2024

Pay scale

Grade 6, £26,640 - £28,465 per annum pro rata. Approximate pro rata £21,560 - £23,037 (80% FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students
  • Proven experience of working closely with parents/ carers.
  • Good organisational, communication, administrative and interpersonal skills

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

What the school offers its staff

We are looking for a SENCo Assistant to support high-quality learning, teaching and behaviour.

Avanti Park School is a Middle deemed Primary school with pupils from Reception to Year 8. The Avanti Schools Trust took over the school in November 2019 and the school has improved rapidly since this takeover.

The staff at Avanti Park School are passionate about the school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all the students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students.

You will be working as part of a team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students.

This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

  • Educational excellence
  • Character formation
  • Spiritual insight

Why should you apply

You will be working in a fantastic environment.

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

Further details about the role

What will you do?

  • Liaise with parents/carers regarding their children’s needs.
  • Support the SENCo in managing the implementation of an inclusive curriculum including access to alternative /additional provision.
  • Work with the SENCo and other staff to ensure that School Based Plans are used to set SMART targets and match work well to pupils’ needs.
  • Complete assessments and complete observations of children.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

Commitment to safeguarding

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Avanti Park School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
452 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 13

Avanti Park is built on three areas: Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight. We are very proud of our inclusive, warm and caring approach. Strong relationships between staff and pupils are incredibly important to us and are key to ensuring that your children will flourish and reach their academic and social potential.

All staff at Avanti Park School work in partnership with parents to ensure that every child is prepared to meet their life challenges, with high standards in literacy and mathematics as well as memorable experiences in other curriculum areas such as arts, craft and whole school festival celebrations. Through our curriculum pupils will gain a reflective, compassionate understanding of themselves and the communities around them.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@avanti.org.uk.

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