Robertsbridge Community College, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Job details

Job role Teacher, SEN specialist
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time, job share
Salary MPS/UPS

Job summary

The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a highly inspirational and motivational SENDCo who is committed and passionate about meeting the needs of our students so they can achieve their potential.

You will need to have a strong awareness of the relevant SEN legislation that underpins SEN within schools. Working as part of a wider team, you will promote inclusion of all students and their families within the school community to ensure progress and meaningful access to the curriculum, facilities and enrichment activities. You will be expected to have a strong belief in the benefits of differentiation, raising pupil self-esteem, aspiration and attainment levels. You will play a pivotal role in tracking and improving progress measures of vulnerable students.

You will need to have excellent communication skills, with experience of multi-agency working. You will work closely with our senior leadership team, supporting and liaising with staff, parents and external agencies to ensure identified student’s needs are met.

With the opening of a new specialist facility at the College in September 2020, this is an exciting time for the SEN department as it moves to its next phase of success.

Employee benefits

TLR2C allowance

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Secondary
School size 721 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Robertsbridge Community College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email
Contact phone number 01580 883200

About Robertsbridge Community College

Robertsbridge Community College is a popular, energetic and welcoming all-inclusive 11-16 school situated in a thriving village. It is a College where we are as passionate about developing our students as we are about developing our staff.

Our vision at Robertsbridge Community College is clear: to ensure that we constantly challenge ourselves and our pupils to aspire to be our very best, enjoying learning and being active members of the College. We offer a wide range of subjects, ensuring that we cater for a diverse range of interests and aptitudes. We expect the highest standards of behaviour, respect and tolerance for others. In addition, every pupil is expected to work hard to make the best of everything that the College has to offer through our curriculum and our enrichment opportunities.

By providing a supportive, caring and aspirational environment, we enable our pupils to thrive and flourish into resilient, successful and compassionate citizens equipped to make a valuable contribution to society as they move on to higher education, further training and their future careers. Staff at Robertsbridge Community College work tirelessly to ensure that learning is relevant, purposeful, engaging and rewarding because we believe that every pupil is capable of fantastic achievements.

Visited by Ofsted in February 2017, Robertsbridge Community College maintained its ‘Good’ status, with the official report stating the following; “New teachers feel very well supported and all staff value the helpful opportunities for professional development in a culture of encouragement.”

School location

Knelle Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5EA

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