Shinewater Primary School, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8ED

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  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 April 2022

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SENDCo job summary

Shinewater Primary School and Nursery is looking to appoint an outstanding SENDCo.

Alongside the Headteacher and Executive Headteacher, this role leads on the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision to raise achievement and wellbeing of children with SEND at Shinewater.

This role is line-managed by the Headteacher and supported by a highly experienced full-time Deputy SENDCo.

We understand the challenging role of a SENDCo. Strong SENDCo collaboration networks are in place across the Trust (within Eastbourne and beyond) and there is helpful support available from the Trust’s SEND Leadership Group.

The successful candidate will be warm, approachable, resilient, highly organised and operate effectively and efficiently in all areas of their work, both independently and when directed. They will also have good communication skills with pupils, parents and staff as well as with numerous outside agencies.

Strong established SEND systems are in place. Shinewater has had a recent Ofsted inspection and was commended for the well-established SEND provision and enthusiastic staff. Inspectors reported that “the team is tight-knit, well trained and share a passion to achieved the very best for each pupil.”

We would welcome tours of the school.

When submitting your application please ensure that you provide the following information:

• What personal attributes and characteristics you possess for this role;
• The relevant experience you have for holding support staff accountable and responsible for pupil’s accelerated progress;
• Why the role of SENDCo is import to the sustained success of Shinewater Primary School.

Additional allowances

TLR 2b - £4,789.00

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About Shinewater Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
387 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01323 762129

We welcome children, their parents, carers and families into a friendly, happy and hardworking environment where respect for others, positive attitudes towards work and behaviour are encouraged and nurtured.
Shinewater is a school where all children are valued and where all staff work hard to help every child reach his or her full potential. Children work in a very caring, stimulating environment and respond well to the schools positive discipline policy.

Staff are committed to providing a broad, balanced and relevant education for all the children within a supportive and caring environment. They seek to build the self-esteem of all children through a policy of equal opportunity. We ensure that relationships throughout the school are based on mutual trust and respect as the school strongly believes that it is through secure relationships that the children respond with positive attitudes and understanding of their work and to others.

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