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  • Closing date

    7 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Standard Teaching hours

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale: L1 – L3 (Depending on qualifications and experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a draft job description and the areas of responsibility will be developed throughout the year to reflect the strengths of the post holder, their areas for development and their aspirations.

  • To provide strategic leadership of the provision for students with special educational needs (SEN) across the school in order to ensure that these students make excellent progress

  • To lead, manage and effectively deploy staff and resources within the SEN provision to ensure EHCP targets are being met

  • To lead, monitor and evaluate the development of learning and teaching strategies for students with specific SEN

  • To ensure that staff are provided with relevant information and training relating to the support of these students

  • To lead on raising standards of student attainment and achievement with SEND students in all year groups and ability profiles

  • To ensure that paperwork relating to students with SEN meets statutory requirements, including leading Annual Reviews

  • To maintain appropriate relationships with parents of students with SEN and with relevant external organisations

  • To take a full role within the school community as a Senior Leader

  • To lead on admissions in line with school admissions policy

  • To lead on access arrangements so all pupils have the appropriate support in public examinations

  • To line manage a team of staff to achieve the above

  • To teach specific lessons/classes as required

  • To take ownership of any tribunals, including producing relevant paperwork and attending tribunals if required

What the school offers its staff

We don't do ordinary; we are rewriting the future with our Ofsted 'Outstanding' cutting edge and transformational approaches to educating students with ASC and SEMH.

We are on a mission to turn around the futures of our young people and we are looking for exceptional individuals to help us achieve this.

Together we can make a huge positive impact on the lives and life chances of our students.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of our amazing school so please contact us and come and see for yourself.

Further details about the role

For more information please contact: Gary Regan, Executive Principal – gregan@chilternway.org

Phone: 07887 246 306 Please visit our website – https://chilternway.org

Commitment to safeguarding

Chiltern Way is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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About Chiltern Way Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
265 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number
07887 246 306

The Chiltern Way Academy Trust is a cutting edge and transformational organisation for students with ASC and SEMH, We currently have 7 campuses across the Trust ranging from Combined to Comprehensive schools.

Arranging a visit to Chiltern Way Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gregan@chilternway.org.

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