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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

What skills and experience we're looking for

**** Please note this vacancy is based at Hurst Park Primary School, Molesey KT8 1QS ****

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced and child-centred SENDCo to join our successful and dedicated Inclusion Team at LEO Academy Trust. We are looking to appoint a full/part time SENDCo who will join our team and be based at Hurst Park Primary School, but work may take place in other locations in the future to support the needs of the Trust as they arise. Hurst Park Primary School are currently consulting on joining LEO Academy Trust and hope to join by 01 September 2023.

The ideal candidate will play a key role in supporting the Trust’s vision. They will work alongside the Director for Inclusion and the SENDCo’s in each academy to maintain and fully develop excellence in every aspect of the Academies’ operation. They will be committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND makes excellent progress, through access to high quality provision.

This person will be an excellent practitioner as a SENDCo. We are looking for someone with experience of supporting the EHCP process, working with external agencies and a strong ability to communicate effectively.

You will:

  • Hold QTS and a minimum of an undergraduate degree

  • Have successfully undertaken the National Award SENCo Qualification (desirable but not essential)

  • Be able to demonstrate recent and outstanding understanding of the EHCP process

  • Be able to effectively articulate the needs of pupils both orally and in written form

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Have a strong ability to work as a team

  • Be technically competent and be able to promote LEO through social media

You will be actively involved in improving the children outcomes and benefit from working within an experienced team with close links to the Local Authority.


What the school offers its staff

LEO Academy Trust champions continuous professional development and delivers a programme of in house CPD including. We also work with a range of partners to offer accessible training for all staff including e-learning, a CPD website and face to face workshops.

We believe in the importance of succession planning, and that we are well placed to support you in your next challenge. We offer opportunities to work across different academies within the Trust, and a commitment to promotion opportunities, encouraging ‘home grown’ talent.

Commitment to safeguarding

All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences and have references requested (unless agreed otherwise), prior to the interview.

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About Cheam Common Junior Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
504 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Cheam Common Junior Academy is one of 7 schools that make up LEO Academy Trust.
Located in Worcester Park, Cheam Common Juniors is a four form junior school. The academy was inspected by Ofsted in September 2018 and was found to be good in all categories, with outstanding leadership. The inspectors found that "Pupils’ attainment at the end of key stage 2 is significantly above the national average.
Nearly all pupils meet the expected standards in reading, writing and mathematics. A well above average proportion of pupils attain the higher or greater depth standard."

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