Special Educational Needs and disabilities coordinator (SENCO) & Inclusion Lead

Long Sutton County Primary School, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 9EP

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£ 25 715-£ 41 605 (+£2 270 SEN Allowance pro rata)

Special Educational Needs and disabilities coordinator (SENCO) & Inclusion Lead job summary

Long Sutton County Primary School is excited to be recruiting a talented and motivated individual to join us as our SENCo and Inclusion Lead.

Job title: Special Educational Needs and disabilities coordinator (SENCO) & Inclusion Lead
Salary: £ 25 715-£ 41 605 (+£2 270 SEN Allowance pro rata)
Hours: 1.0 FTE - 0.6 SENCO with two days teaching commitment (no class responsibility)
or 0.6 SENCo
Contract type: Permanent
Start date: 1st September 2022 or 1st January 2023

We can offer you:
• A commitment to CPD, including collaborative support within the school and the Trust to allow all staff to thrive
• A fantastic opportunity to develop your career in a school at the heart of its community
• A clear curriculum vision and focus on evidence-based practice
• Commitment to inclusivity and fostering of diversity
• Values, ethos and vision that are lived
• An open and honest culture
About the role
The post holder will:
• have strategic oversight of our provision for our children with SEND and others who are vulnerable to underachievement.
• support all staff in identifying, assessing and planning to meet the needs of all vulnerable pupils.
• develop, evaluate and implement the academy’s Special Educational Needs policy and provision, leading on the deployment of resources.
• liaise effectively with parents/carers and a range of specialists and agencies to plan and evaluate provision.
• lead the provision for SEND, including managing our team of Teaching Assistants.
• act as a deputy designated safeguarding lead and be the designated teacher for looked after and previously looked-after children within the school.
About you
You will:
• Be a qualified teacher with QTS and a track record of good or better practice
• Be enthusiastic, driven and able to show initiative
• Be well organised and can manage timescales and deadlines effectively
• Have excellent leadership and management skills.
• Work well as part of a team and in partnership with professionals and parents.
• have an excellent understanding of the Code of Practice and its related processes.
• be able to lead by example in your manner and delivery of targeted support and interventions.
• be confident in providing support by advising and guiding staff to ensure children successfully make the next steps in their learning.
• be passionate about providing high quality SEND education and provision across the school.
• already have the National Award for SEN Coordination, or have a willingness to complete it within 2 years of appointment
If you feel excited about the prospect of being part of our team, then we would be delighted to hear from you and would encourage you to visit our school.

Visits to our school are both welcome and strongly encouraged. To book a visit, please email our school administrator at kim.manning@longsutton.lincs.sch.uk or call the school office on 01406 363381.

Further details about the role and application form are available from the school website, http://www.longsutton.lincs.sch.uk/.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to helen.joyce@thurlby.lincs.sch.uk
Closing Date: 1st July 2022 at 12.00 pm
Interview Date: 6th July 2022
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

If you feel excited about the prospect of being part of our team, then we would be delighted to hear from you and would encourage you to visit our school.

Visits to our school are both welcome and strongly encouraged. To book a visit, please email our school administrator at kim.manning@longsutton.lincs.sch.uk or call the school office on 01406 363381.

Further details about the role and application form are available from the school website, http://www.longsutton.lincs.sch.uk/.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to helen.joyce@thurlby.lincs.sch.uk

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About Long Sutton County Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01406 363381

Long Sutton County Primary School is a fully inclusive two-form entry school and is part of the Keystone Academy Trust which prides itself on recognising the individual characteristics of each of its schools.
Our aim is to inspire and encourage a passion for lifelong learning in our children, sparking curiosity, promoting creativity and nurturing passions to ensure that our children grow and thrive on their journey through school. Our curriculum places huge importance on reading and a love of books.

Our vision is to strive for the highest academic standards, whilst valuing teamwork and developing a strong sense of community spirit. This is summed up in our school motto of 'Be a Star!', developed by staff and pupils.
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Arranging a visit to Long Sutton County Primary School

Visits to our school are both welcome and strongly encouraged. To book a visit, please email our school administrator at kim.manning@longsutton.lincs.sch.uk or call the school office on 01406 363381.

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