Hillingdon, London
Date Posted:22 Nov 2019
  1. SEN Teacher
  1. Long-term


Hillingdon, London
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If you are experienced or new to the SENDCo role, I would like to hear from you. I'm working with a large mainstream Secondary school based in Hillingdon, who have consistently achieved incredible results with their SEN student cohort and are now looking for an engaging and dynamic SENDCo to lead their SEND team.

To start in January, this SENDCo role will involve working across the school. With a population of over 1400 students, you will be supported by a specialist SEND team. There is a dedicated SEND provision specialist and programme manager, Literacy and EAL Coordinators and a team of HLTA's and LSA's. Year 7 and 8 classes are taught by maths and English specialists with primary training and SEND teachers are also present in other subject classes to support SEN learners. The school has a high proportion of EAL pupils, all of which are supported by a specialist programme under the EAL Coordinator. SALT, LUCID and Access arrangements testing are also run by the team.

The school is incredibly diverse and places a strong emphasis on pastoral support. Across the school, student's academic achievement is consistently in line with and above the national average, placing this school in the top 10% of schools within the country.

SEND is considered a key component of the school's ethos in terms of inclusion and academic achievement. The SEND department is exceptionally well resourced, and the specialist staff work alongside pupils to ensure they are boosting pupils confidence as well as academic achievement. The team here are very passionate about being ambitious and aspirational, working hard to increase pupils academic and future life opportunities.

The SENDCo will:
*Uphold the outstanding provision of SEN support for pupils across the mainstream Secondary School
*Be responsible for managing a large SEND team of including: Curriculum Lead for KS3 SEN Provision, EAL Coordinator, Literacy Co-ordinator, SEND Provision Specialist, HLTA's and LSA's.
*Be an aspirational individual who aligns with the schools core ethos of creating brighter futures for each pupil
*Have a strong ability for strategic thinking, leadership and team management
*Be supported by the schools high quality professional development programme

The School:
*Welcomes applications from experienced SENDCos and those beginning their SENDCo career
*In the top 10% of schools in the country for academic achievement in 2019
*Has an SEN cohort consistently achieving higher than the national average
*Exceptional SEN programmes including SALT and LUCID
*Bespoke KS3 and KS4 SEN provisions with a dedicated SEND team of teachers and support staff
*Based in Hillingdon, West London
*Part of a large multi academy trust with phenomenal links to training, development opportunities and resources
*Is OFSTED rated Good
*Has around 1400 pupils aged 11-18 years old

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

To join us and be successful in this SEN Teaching role you will need to:
*Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (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 Secondary SENDCo in Hillingdon, London or for more information about the role, contact Jade George on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

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