SENDCo (Maternity Cover)

Chiltern Hills Academy, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2RG

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Up to one year)


Leadership L7 - L11

SENDCo (Maternity Cover) job summary

We wish to appoint, from September 2022, an exceptional, ambitious, dynamic SENDCO who will play a leading role in delivering the strategic development of the Academy’s SEND provision.

You will oversee all aspects of support for students with SEND by working with external agencies, specialist teachers, educational psychologists, SALT etc. with the aim of raising student achievement. You will also be responsible for overseeing alternative provision, EAL delivery, exams access and lead on CPD for the department which consists of around 30 support staff.

If you are an inspirational, highly motivated and talented practitioner then we would like to hear from you.

Essential qualities:

- Strong leadership and team-building qualities
- An outstanding classroom practitioner who is passionate about teaching and learning
- A commitment to raising the achievement of vulnerable students or those with SEND
- A clear understanding of student support as it relates to students with a range of SEND
- A thorough knowledge of current legislation relating to SEND
- A commitment to raising standards for all

The successful applicant will play their part in furthering the excellent practice that has been recognised in our Learning Support department. Having achieved very positive results for all students, especially SEND in 2021, you will play a vital role in continuing this trend.

We are onto the final stage of our school building development programme to accommodate growing numbers and add to our well-resourced teaching environment.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 23 May 2022

Interview date: Thursday 26 May 2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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About Chiltern Hills Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Chiltern Hills Academy invites applications for the opportunity to join the staff of a successful, mixed 11-18 Church of England Academy. Based in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, we are located in the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty conveniently situated at the end of the London Underground Metropolitan Line.

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