Monkwick Junior School, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8NN

This job expired on 1 February 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 January 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



£25,714 - £41,604

SENCO job summary

Monkwick Junior School
Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale £25,714 - £41,604 (Point M1-U3)
With a TLR 2c
Start Date: 1st April 2022

The Role
Monkwick Junior School is seeking to appoint a SENCO to work closely with the leadership team in order to provide the best education possible for our children with additional needs.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:
• Put provision in place to ensure that progress of pupils with SEND improves relative to those without SEND.
• Ensure funding results in the effective deployment of staff and resources.
• Support all staff in understanding the needs of SEND pupils.
• Monitor progress towards targets for pupils with SEND.
• Analyse and interpret relevant school, local and national data.
(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).
We're looking for you if you:
• Have sound knowledge, ambition and skills to support the learning of children with SEND within the school.
• Strive to provide the best quality provision for all children, including securing funding and provision within the EHCP process.
• Work in partnership with parents and colleagues to ensure all children are included in learning and able to succeed.
• Advocate for the needs, education and entitlements of children with SEND.
• Already hold or are willing to work towards completion of the National Award for SENCO.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Monkwick Junior School?
We can offer you:
• Friendly and enthusiastic children
• A welcoming school community
• A Competitive Salary
• Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

We are happy to consider applications for this post on both a full-time and part-time basis of at least 0.6.

Additional Information:
For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk
To Apply
To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk .
Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV’s and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.
Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 1st February 2022
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Interview date: Monday 7th February 2022

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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About Monkwick Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
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Monkwick Junior School is a mixed gender primary school in Colchester.

Our visions and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

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