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Trust SENCO

Sherborne Area Schools' Trust, Sherborne, DT9 4EQ

This job expired on 5 December 2022

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Teacher’s Pay Scales

Additional allowances

A SEN Allowance of £3,393 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding SENCO to join our Trust School Improvement Team. You will work across multiple trust schools and be committed to raising standards for all students. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a Trust with great potential, some real strengths and the ability and desire to develop further.

What the school offers its staff

SAST is a strong and ambitious Trust of both primary and secondary schools seeking to ensure an excellent and sustainable 0-19 education for children within our community across West and North Dorset as well as South Somerset. The Trust now consists of 5000 children and over 850 staff working in our 17 schools and shared services teams.

You are warmly encouraged to get in touch prior to application to discuss the position. Our Director of Inclusion is available to have an informal discussion with interested applicants about the role. Please contact her at alice.brown@sast.org.uk. You are also most welcome to visit the Trust.

For a recruitment pack and online application form, please visit the trust website: www.sast.org.uk

Further details about the role

SAST will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This will be part of safer recruitment check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST) recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. SAST values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 SAST welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

This role is UK- based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.


Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding responsibilities associated with this role may include engagement in regulatory activity, such as administering first aid or supporting an upset child. It will have contact with young people on a day-to-day basis. SAST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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