SEND Facilitator & Assistant to the SENCO

Court Fields School, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8SW

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary


Actual salary

£22,548 pa

SEND Facilitator & Assistant to the SENCO job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and adaptable SEND Facilitator to work as part of our Learning Support Team, under the guidance of our SENCO. You will be required to support the SENCO in the operational running of the Learning Support Faculty, liaise closely with a number of internal and external stakeholders and build positive relationships to support our students with SEND.

The post holder will be expected to be flexible in approach and outlook at all times and be able to communicate well with students, staff and visitors.

The range of duties involved include a variety of aspects across the following broad categories:
- Operational support for the Learning Support Faculty
- Pupil-Centred plans
- Referrals co-ordination
- Education Health & Care Plan (EHCP) support
-Wider SEND Support as directed by the SENCO

Our ideal candidate will:
- Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Good organisation skills – able to prioritise workload
- Possess the ability to identify needs quickly and deal with queries
- Be able to work independently but also as part of a team
- Have a flexible approach to working and be a good team player

Experience of working within a school setting is desired but not essential, as full training will be given. Excellent IT skills, ability to prioritise tasks and using own initiative are equally important.

The vacancy is for 37 hours per week Monday to Friday. Specific hours to be agreed.

CVs are not accepted, please complete the application form in full.

Applying for the job

Applications should be emailed to or posted to:

Mrs Tracey Morcom
Cover Manager & HR Assistant
Court Fields School
Mantle Street
TA21 8SW

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About Court Fields School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
762 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01823 664201

Court Fields School has nearly 800 students on roll and is an 11-16 fully comprehensive
secondary school. Our 3 values of ‘Achieve, Belong and Participate’ drive all that we do.

At Court Fields School our priority is our students: their academic and pastoral outcomes. We
focus on high quality teaching and learning and promote a climate of success and achievement for every student. We have a passion for and a commitment to the core purpose of education and focus relentlessly on each student’s right to the very best provision. We are committed to fostering self-confidence, enthusiasm, perseverance and integrity.

We continue to work relentlessly to support students to achieve academic success, develop their creativity and excel. We provide a positive learning environment where students encounter a wide range of experiences safely, encouraged by a team of dedicated and highly experienced professionals. Our vibrant learning community, coupled with a culture of high standards and high expectations brings out the best in every student, supports ambition and establishes secure foundations for the future.

Court Fields is an inspiring place to work. Having already made significant improvements over
the last 2 years, it is an exciting time to join our team. Our staff, students, parents/carers and
community are proud of the school, support its journey, and are committed to ensuring that Court Fields provides the very best for every child.

Staff at all levels have a strong visible presence within the school and both students and staff are responsive to one another. If there is a problem, we will take any action quickly and fairly. There must be no child invisible at The Castle Partnership Trust and incidents are dealt with quickly and effectively, so that children know and trust that we will take care of things and will go the extra mile with them. We are also committed to widening participation so that every child participates in learning and enrichment. All members of the school community are expected to pursue these

Arranging a visit to Court Fields School

To arrange a visit please contact the school on 01823 664201 or email Mrs Vicki McCarthy, SENCo on:

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