Following the promotion to Deputy Head of the previous SENCo, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a pro-active, organised and self-motivated individual to join a highly successful and oversubscribed mixed secondary school, with a provision for Hearing Impaired students.
“Pupils and students say that they are happy and they feel safe. They say that staff care about them and help them to do their best” -Ofsted, Sept 22
You will be passionate about ensuring equality of opportunity for any child with SEND, removing any barriers to progress and wellbeing and ensuring that all students have the support to achieve their dreams. We are already a very successful team and need the right person to come and lead this great group of staff.
“Staff have confidence in their leaders. They feel their workload is manageable through sharing resources and working cooperatively. They are proud to be a member of staff” Ofsted, Sept 22.
SENCO is a key position and involves working closely with students and their families, supporting students in school and working with external agencies.
The successful candidate will be passionate about improving the outcomes for children and will have:
- a strong understanding of secondary special educational needs and the issues which affect our students’ wellbeing
- knowledge and understanding of the barriers faced by SEND students
- excellent interpersonal, communication and planning skills
- excellent ICT skills
In return, we will offer you:
- a supportive induction programme
- a happy and caring community
- a healthy work-life balance and a committed Leadership Team
- Care First employee assistance programme
- private health care cover by Benenden
- two-week half term in October
- membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- Cycle to Work scheme
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. For further information and to arrange a school visit, please contact Emma Elliott on 01634 844809 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date where interest and applications received are high, therefore we encourage early applications.
Beyond Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory "Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check".
Equality & Inclusivity Statement
At Beyond Schools Trust we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented communities, including but not limited to those who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background.
Beyond Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory "Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check".
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