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  • Start date details

    3 January 2024 (flexible)

  • Closing date

    25 November 2023 at 2pm

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£38,329.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) Additional SEN payment £2,539 - £5,009

SENCo job summary

The role of SENCo 

Main purpose:

The SENCO, under the direction of the headteacher, will strive to:

  • ·         Determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school.
  • ·         Be responsible for 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.
  • ·         The SENCO will be expected to fulfil the responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the STPCD.
  • ·         Build relationships with families through proactive contact and regular SEN forums.

Duties and responsibilities:

Strategic development of SEN policy and provision

·         Have a strategic overview of provision for pupils with SEN or a disability across the school, monitoring and reviewing the quality of provision.

·         Contribute to school self-evaluation, particularly with respect to provision for pupils with SEN or a disability.

·         Make sure the SEN policy is put into practice and its objectives are reflected in the school improvement plan (SIP).

·         Maintain up-to-date knowledge of national and local initiatives that may affect the school’s policy and practice.

·         Evaluate whether funding is being used effectively and suggest changes to make use of funding more effective.

Leadership and management:

·         Work with the headteacher and governors to ensure the school meets its responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 in terms of reasonable adjustments and access arrangements.

  • ·         Support curriculum implementation for children with SEND.
  • ·         Prepare and review information for the local governing board.
  • ·         Contribute to the school development plan and whole-school policy.
  • ·         Identify training needs for staff and how to meet these needs.
  • ·         Lead INSET for staff.
  • ·         Share procedural information, such as the school’s SEN policy.
  • ·         Promote an ethos and culture that supports the school’s SEN policy and promotes good outcomes for pupils with SEN or a disability.
  • ·         Lead and manage teaching assistants (TAs) working with pupils with SEN or a disability.
  • ·         Lead staff professional development conversations.
  • ·         Review staff performance on an ongoing basis.
  • ·         Collaborate with SENCo Team across the Compass Partnership Trust.

Further details of this role can be found in the attached recruitment pack.

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About Notley Green Primary School

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

School location

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