Coston Primary School, Greenford, Middlesex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £35,500 to £49,500

Job description

Main purpose of the job

• Under the direction of, and in consultation with the Inclusion Manager, take responsibility for the day to day operation of provision made by the school for pupils with special educational needs. In addition, the SENCO may be required to carry out the duties of a schoolteacher as set out in the School Teachers' Pay & Conditions Document and the Teachers’ Standards.
• Be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability
• Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies
• Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.
• Lead high-quality SEN provision which enables high-quality teaching, excellent learning outcomes and success for all pupils
• Model effective teaching, and coach and train colleagues
• Keep all aspects of paperwork up to date
• Contribute to the development of whole-school policy where appropriate

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

1. Qualified Teacher status
2. Evidence of continuous INSET and commitment to further professional development
3. Successful completion of National SENCO award or a willingness to complete it within 2 years

Essential skills and experience

Teaching experience and experience of working at a whole school level
Evidence of a whole school responsibility and experience of turning policy into effective and successful practice.
Sound knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice
Understanding of what makes ‘quality first’ teaching and effective intervention strategies
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to build effective working relationships and work effectively within a team
Ability to act on own initiative
Good record keeping skills

Employee benefits

MPS/ UPS + SEN allowance
CPD opportunities as needed

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 432 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
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Website Coston Primary School website (opens in a new window)
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About Coston Primary School

Mainstream Community Primary School with a specialist additional resource for children with Autism

School location

Oldfield Lane South, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 9JU