This job expired on 25 April 2023
Job start date
1 September 2023
25 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)
24 March 2023
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Full-time equivalent salary
- Main pay range 3 to Upper pay range 3, £31,750 to £43,685 fte
TLR1b (£10,717) or, for an exceptional candidate, TLR1c (£12,727.05)
What skills and experience we're looking for
The Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCO) will oversee and manage the operation of Priestlands’ SEN policy. They will work alongside senior leadership, teachers and support staff to ensure that all students with special educational needs and disabilities are supported to reach their full potential. Situated on the coast in Lymington between the New Forest and the Solent, Priestlands’ headline GCSE Progress 8 score consistently places us among the top schools in Hampshire and the New Forest.
We are looking for someone who:
- has a strong track record using specialist skills, training and experience to support highly effective teaching and learning;
- is passionate about achieving the very best for all students, supporting the highest standards of teaching, learning and behaviour;
- is flexible and hard-working and the “right fit” for joining our high-performing team of staff;
- has the experience, skills, knowledge and understanding needed to work as a SENDCO.
What the school offers its staff
We will ensure the successful candidate has:
- comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor;
- continuous professional learning, development and improvement
- the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students
- an open, friendly, hardworking and supportive professional culture and learning community;
- opportunities for and dedication to your professional development;
- strong parental support for teachers;
- opportunities to contribute to our wide ranging and popular extra-curricular and inter-House programmes of activities;
- free induction and use of the school’s own Gym equipment;
- Well-being service; employee assistance programme.
If you are ambitious, committed and enthusiastic and can help us in our drive towards excellence, then we would like to hear from you.
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About Priestlands School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1254 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
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Priestlands School, an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school, serves the south of the New Forest. Our catchment area covers an area of outstanding beauty, stretching from Beaulieu in the East, to Brockenhurst in the North, and Milford-on-Sea at its most westerly point. To the south lies the Solent, providing one of the most popular sailing areas in the country. We serve eleven primary and junior schools, although our intake includes children from other schools, including a number of private schools. Priestlands is an exciting school in which to work and we are proud of its many achievements. We are committed to being a leading comprehensive school that serves the entire community, provides high quality education across the curriculum and has ambitious plans for its continued success and development. Our headline GCSE results and progress score consistently place us among the top schools in Hampshire and the New Forest and demonstrate that Priestlands is consistently delivering positive outcomes for all groups of students, year on year. We are proud of our academic record and believe all children are capable of making exceptional progress. We encourage them to embrace challenge, pursue excellence and to be resilient in overcoming obstacles. Above all we want to ignite in our students a love of learning which will serve them well throughout their lives. However, Priestlands is about far more than exam results as our motto, Learn more… Do more… Be more…, implies. Our aim is to develop well rounded young people who have the skills and attributes to be successful in life and make a positive impact in our community. We encourage all our young people to develop a sense of values and responsibility for themselves and other people. We aim to treat young people as individuals, recognising and respecting individual needs, aptitudes, interests and aspirations.
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