SENCo - Maternity Cover Roundwood Park School, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Job description

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

About Roundwood Park School

Roundwood Park is a high achieving 11-18 school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. The school carries an Outstanding rating from Ofsted and enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally. We have a large and expanding Sixth Form.

Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3AE
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