Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

The King John School, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1RQ

This job expired on 27 November 2022

  • Start date details

    Easter term

  • Closing date

    27 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR2a £3,017

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ensure that the needs of individual students are met through a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum
  • Regularly update the SEND register
  • Assist staff in the development and implementation of targets for individual students on Individual Education Plans (IEPs) or Pupil Passports, Learning Profiles
  • Work with colleagues to produce detailed plans/programmes to meet the needs of individual students and targeted groups of students
  • Set up systems for identifying, assessing, tracking and reviewing student needs
  • Set up systems for immediate assessment of new arrivals and liaise with the data manager to get assessments uploaded onto SIMS
  • To liaise with feeder schools and Sixth Form institutions to aid transition of students with SEND
  • Monitor actively and respond immediately to curriculum developments related to Inclusion
  • Arrange, attend and prepare materials, where appropriate, for annual and/or termly review meetings
  • Ensure that parents are consulted and informed about their child’s progress at all times
  • Develop supported and improved home learning
  • Liaise with Social Inclusion staff in the care and support of children who may require additional pastoral care at some time in their school life (eg. bereavement, separation, mental health, sickness) identifying the right systems to support them
  • Hold responsibility for the school’s access arrangements for students with SEND so that they receive appropriate support during mock and public exams
  • Identify students who qualify for access arrangements and liaise with appropriate authorities to confirm and carry out these arrangements

What the school offers its staff

  • A dedicated and experienced hardworking team of staff
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and talented students
  • The opportunity to develop within a highly effective multi academy trust
  • Free Benenden Medical Healthcare cover
  • A school that is committed to continued professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to the following satisfactory pre-employment checks:

  • Health
  • Identity
  • Relevant work qualifications
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Barred List Check (previously List 99)
  • Disclosure & Barring Service Check (for all staff and volunteers)
  • References
  • Childcare Disqualification Declaration Check (relevant Primary School posts only)

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About The King John School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2053 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01702 426744

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email angier@thekjs.com.

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