SENCO Barcroft Primary School, Willenhall, West Midlands

Job description

Required January 2020, full-time, three days allocated to SENCO role, 2 days teaching role. The school is open to this being a part time or job- share role as long as the 3 days for the SENCO role is covered.

Barcroft Primary are seeking an experienced SENCO who is able to drive outstanding provision for our SEN pupils.

Barcroft Primary is a large oversubscribed primary school in Willenhall close to junction 10 of the M6. We were graded as good overall in our last Ofsted (Oct 2016) and described as a rapidly improving school. With this in mind we are looking for an aspiring leader to help us achieve our ambition to be outstanding in our next Ofsted.

You will be:

An experienced SENCO familiar with the responsibility of the the day-to-day operations of the school’s SEN policy and general SEN assessments and administration duties.
An excellent teacher able to co-ordinate additional support for SEN pupils developing effective ways of overcoming barriers to a child’s learning and ensuring that they receive effective teaching.
A professional that is able to liaise with parents, teachers and external services and report to the head teacher and Governors
In return, Barcroft Primary can offer you:

Enthusiastic well behaved pupils who enjoy learning.
A committed and caring staff team with a positive attitude towards school improvement.
Investment in your future development through a well thought out personalised CPD programme
A state of the art, well resourced new school building with inspiring outdoor areas (described as stunning by Ofsted)

For more information, an application form or to arrange a school visit, please contact the school admin team on 01902 368132.

Telephone: 01902 368132

Headteacher: Mrs J. K. Johl

Closing date: Thursday 17th October 2019
Interviews: Thursday 24th October 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The post is subject to an enhanced CRB disclosure check along with relevant employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

Degree/PGCE in relevant subject area

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
SENCO qualification

Essential skills and experience

• Experience of leading SEN at whole school level
• Experience of Primary school teaching to an excellent level
• Outstanding knowledge and understanding of the national curriculum particularly literacy and numeracy.
• Consistent and effective use of a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and behaviour management.
• Consistent and effective leadership of planning to meet SEN pupils’ learning needs.
• Effective leadership of SEN assessment strategies to maximise learning.
• Ability to create an exciting learning environment where learning is celebrated.
• Experience of leading, managing and developing SEN pupil achievement at a whole school level
• Able to contribute to and support the development of Special Educational Needs children across the school.

Employee benefits


About Barcroft Primary School

Barcroft, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 1NA
LA Maintained School
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