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Roundwood Park School, Harpenden, Hertfordshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £49,940 to £54,993

Job summary

The successful candidate’s responsibilities would include:
• Overseeing the day-to-day operation of the school’s SEND policy;
• Coordinating provision for children with SEND;
• Overseeing the welfare and progress of looked after children as the designated teacher for CLA;
• Advising on the deployment of the school’s delegated budget and other resources to meet students’ needs effectively;
• Liaising with parents of children with SEND;
• Liaising with other schools, educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, and independent or voluntary bodies;
• Being a key point of contact with external agencies, especially the LA and LA support services;
• Liaising with potential next providers of education to ensure a young person and their parents are informed about options and a smooth transition is planned;
• Working with the Headteacher and school governors to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities under the Equality Act (2010) with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements;
• Leading a team of Teaching Assistants, alongside the Deputy Head of Inclusion, to provide appropriate support for children with SEND.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher and qualified SENCo

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher and qualified SENCo

Essential skills and experience

Qualified teacher and qualified SENCo

Employee benefits

Pay Scale Leadership 8-12

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1287 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website Roundwood Park School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Roundwood Park School

School location

Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3AE