SENCO

Brampton Primary Academy, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4SL

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 Year)

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

SEN

SENCO job summary

At Brampton Primary Academy we are currently seeking to appoint a highly driven and motivated SENCO to join our well-established team for two days per week. We are looking for a special practitioner who will help shape the future for our children by ensuring that all the needs of our pupils are met.

This post is ideal for a SENCO who wishes to contribute to a school on an innovative and exciting journey and who believes all pupils, no matter their background, deserve the best opportunities that we can offer. The SENCO at Brampton Primary Academy will need to have teaching experience to support class teachers to include and plan for a wide range of additional needs.

Candidate requirements:

The National Award for SEN Co-ordination.

Experience of working with children with Special Needs.

Thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice.

The ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children.

Skilful in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – SEND, LAC, Pupil Premium, EAL.

To work effectively with the Headteacher and SLT to achieve excellence.

The ability to support and overview the work of teaching assistants working with SEN children.

Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team.

Good management and organisational skills and experience of leading/managing other staff.

The necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies.

Work with the Senior Leadership Team and Governors on the strategic development of SEN and Inclusion, including reviewing and formulating appropriate policies.

Provide training opportunities for Teaching Assistants and Teachers to learn about Inclusion, including whole-school Inset.

Disseminate good practice in Inclusion across the school.

Make applications as necessary to wider agencies based on the needs of the school.

Support pupil progress meetings and provision mapping across the school.

Liaise closely with parents.

Ensure all tracking and monitoring systems for SEN pupils are up to date and effective.

Liaise with the Educational Psychology service and other specialist and support agencies.

We can offer you:

Amazing children who are eager to learn and happy to be challenged.

Supportive parents who have a desire to support the children and school.

A talented team of staff dedicated to the needs of the children.

Visits are warmly encouraged – please contact the school office on 0208 303 2873 to arrange a time.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants regardless of age, gender and ethnicity. Applications are welcome from all teachers who can support the ethos of our school.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

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About Brampton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
369 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Brampton Primary Academy is a popular and successful two form entry primary school in Bexleyheath, rated Good; in all areas by Ofsted in December 2018.

At Brampton we aim to provide a safe, happy environment in which all children can thrive and learn effectively through a wide variety of experiences. Our pupils are well behaved and eager to achieve their full potential.

We are committed to developing our staff through high quality, personalised CPD opportunities and all staff receive weekly PPA time together with their year group partner.

The committed and highly qualified staff work extremely hard to provide a caring, happy, stimulating environment for pupils.

Visitors to the school comment on the warm welcome from the staff and the outstanding behaviour of our lovely children.

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.bramptonacademy.org

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted

Arranging a visit to Brampton Primary Academy

Please contact the school office on 020 8303 2873

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