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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Part time

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently recruiting a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator to support the provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs (SEND). We have a clear system in place for SEND and look forward to seeing this grow.

You will have access to termly training with DNEAT for SENCO’s, a strong SEN budget, weekly SENCO secretary, active and supportive leadership team and an experienced strong staff team to implement the SEN vision.

Key characteristics of the role:

  • ensuring that progress of pupils with SEND improves relative to those without SEND
  • ensuring that the school carries out its statutory responsibilities regarding all pupils with an EHCP
  • supporting staff in understanding the needs of SEND pupils by identifying and adopting the most effective teaching practices for pupils with SEND
  • liaising with staff, parents, external agencies and other schools to co-ordinate their contribution, provide maximum support and ensure continuity of provision
  • understanding day-to-day co-ordination of the school’s SEND provision through close liaison with staff, families and external agencies
  • use federation models for monitoring systems for identifying, assessing and reviewing SEND and collect and interpret specialist assessment data
  • use trust-wide and federation tracking systems to respond to the outcomes for SEND pupils and report these findings to SLT and governors
  • identifying resources to meet the needs of pupils with SEND and advise the SLT of priorities for expenditure
  • managing annual reviews and EHCP assessment requests
  • manage the implementation of an inclusive curriculum.
  • support SLT to maximise the impact of Teaching Assistants and ensure therapies and interventions are appropriately ran and training is offered as required
  • work with the SENCO at Lyng to ensure a consistent and systematic approach across the federation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • an unwavering belief in supporting pupils with SEN and an ability to communicate that passion to staff, pupils and families;
  • a proven track record of working effectively with SEND pupils
  • completed, started or wish to start the SENDCo qualification
  • excellent team-working and communication skills.

What the school offers its staff

Thomas Bullock CE Primary and Nursery Academy is a Good school, Ofsted January 2020 and is working towards an Outstanding inspection. We have had a recent SEND review in March 2024, which was excellent. In 2022 we opened our school based Nursery and currently have 240 pupils on role.

As a member of DNEAT we are greatly supported by our trust, a strong governing body and the community of Lyng and Shipdham within our federation, Nightingale. Our children are eager and receptive learners with good learning behaviours.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About The Diocese Of Norwich Education And Academies Trust

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thomasbullock.dneat.org.

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