SENDCo and Inclusion Leader

Christchurch Junior School, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AA

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

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SENDCo and Inclusion Leader job summary

We are looking for an excellent teacher with high expectations of themselves and children with an ability to inspire excellence across the school, in particular with regard to SEND provision and inclusive practice more generally. The role is to start in September 2022.

We include a job description for a SENDCo and Inclusion Leader which details key responsibilities of the post.

This is an exciting post for a driven and focused teacher and leader with the desire to help shape the lives of our communities most vulnerable learners. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching practice and will have demonstrated the skills required to successfully develop colleagues.

The role includes leading the SEND provision across our school, ensuring that children receive high quality teaching and learning opportunities, adapted for individual needs. Our new SENDCo and Inclusion Leader will be able to lead by example in the classroom as well as being ready to employ instructional coaching techniques to develop staff.

Responsibilities of the post include; ensuring that the Special Educational Needs (SEND) policy and provision at Christchurch School is implemented; oversee staff deployment and resources according to the needs of SEND students; support the Headteacher in providing training, professional development and guidance to staff to support excellent practice with regard to SEND working; contributing to the fuller life of the school; supporting school policies on behaviour and attendance.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for outstanding individuals who will relish the opportunity to:
• be immersed in the life of a busy school
• work alongside a team of hardworking, committed and caring colleagues
• champion inclusion to achieve exceptional outcomes for SEND and vulnerable pupils at Christchurch Junior School.
• liaise closely with the Headteacher and other TL SENDCos for the strategic development and operational implementation of the school’s SEND policy.
• take responsibility for day to day operational decision making for all matters related to SEND at Christchurch Junior School.
• ensure that Christchurch Junior School is compliant with all statutory legislation regarding SEND.
• promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies

You are likely to be someone who is or has the potential to:

• be energetic and relentless in striving for excellence
• be able to demonstrate effective leadership qualities
• have the ability to work both autonomously and as a member of a team
• have the ability to forge effective professional relationships and establish positive partnerships with parents and carers in an empathetic and approachable manner
• have the personal qualities needed to build effective relationships with colleagues and students
• be an excellent practitioner
• be highly motivated and flexible
• be highly qualified and a well organised person
• be a confident communicator
• have high expectations of colleagues and all students regardless of their need
• be able to enthuse others about learning and is able to communicate this to the pupils and staff
• demonstrate commitment and a flexible approach to professional development
• be confident, resilient and has a good sense of humour
• be a good ‘team player’

Holding qualified teacher status (QTS) and The National Award for SEN is essential to this role.

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:
• Aim high
• Keep improving
• Don’t leave anyone behind
• See the bigger picture

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance £4,479

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About Christchurch Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
498 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact phone number
01202 485579

Christchurch Junior School is a member of Twynham Learning - an exciting multi-academy trust of ambitious infant, junior, primary and secondary schools serving the local community. Its aim is to offer this generation of children, young people and those involved in their education the very best leadership, teaching and learning, professional development and support services.

Arranging a visit to Christchurch Junior School

To discuss the post or your application or arrange a tour of Christchurch Junior School, please contact Sam Fuller (Headteacher) on 01202 485579 or email us at recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

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