SENCo - Thurrock - London Borough of Havering / Essex
To start on a permanent contract from January 2019
Salary: £39k - £48k dependant on experience and qualifications
Join this OUTSTANDING primary school and become an important member of the team as the new SENCO!
SENCo Person Specification
This position would suit a hard working proven practitioner looking to take on increased responsibility, or a current accomplished SENCo who has more to offer within this role. You will be able to lead on data assessment and school policy, relaying accurately your findings at SLT meetings. The school wants to recruit someone who has a sense of community within the school and the ability to develop colleagues' teaching. You should have a close working relationship with the Headteacher and the flexibility to adapt to your new environment. You should have a proficient working knowledge of EHCPs and the new SEN code of practice.
You will be someone who either has the National SENCo qualification, are working towards it or have relevant experience.
About the SENCo Role
As SENCo your role will involve you taking responsibility for SEN learning throughout the school and you will be keeping parents informed about their child's progress. Working successfully alongside external agencies will be a crucial element to your role to ensure that children make sufficient progress and achieve their full potential. The SEN team's resources include many tools designed specifically to help those with SEN, as a leader you must be able to manage the correct use of each of these exciting tools.
An inclusive primary school. It is well known in the area for its success and provides the higher than average amount of SEN and EAL pupils with an outstanding education. You will be joining a school that understands the need for innovation in the classroom, and you can expect to use the large grounds. It can boast some top facilities (Outdoor learning space) and has achieved a well deserved 'Good' grade from Ofsted. The positive values encouraged here have had an incredible impact on the learning environment at this school for all in attendance.
This is the perfect opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual to really make a difference as a SENCO.
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To join us and be successful in this SENCo role you will need to:
Hold QTS or equivalent teaching qualifications.
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable and professional reference checks.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history, where possible, and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SENCo in Thurrock. Or for more information about the role, contact Roger Blundell on 01245 806 737.
We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
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