Job Advert: Pear Tree Mead Academy: Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator
Business / Tue 3rd Oct 2023 at 01:14pm
SENDCo Job Advert
Starts Jan 2024, Full time, non-class based with some teaching duties.
What skills and experience we’re looking for
The ideal candidate will:
Have outstanding experience and exceptional understanding of teaching in a variety of phases in a Primary school.
Have SEND experience and/or the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination or be willing to complete the award.
Have a thorough understanding of the SEN code of practice
Have both an excellent understanding of pupil progress and support teachers and LSAs on how to get the best experiences and education for SEND children.
Has the knowledge and expertise to build on established processes and systems.
Be open to new approaches to teaching and learning and take interventions across the school.
Training and advising staff as needed.
Be an excellent team player
What the school offers its staff
We can offer you:
A hardworking, fun learning environment, with welcoming and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn.
Outstanding CPD opportunities
The opportunity to be part of our team, working with a dedicated and hardworking SLT and staff.
A school with children with many needs and abilities, including our nurture group.
A very experienced Inclusion officer / Assistant SENDCo who will support you all the way.
Further details about the role
We are seeking to appoint a newly qualified or experienced SENDCo that has the appropriate qualification or experience to join our team, or someone with leadership experience, willing to undertake the NASENCO qualification.
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and developing the Inclusion provision and will be an exemplary practitioner. This is a varied role, which would suit an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who is able to work collaboratively with a supportive SLT, LSA and teacher team to co-ordinate SEND provision across the school.
Commitment to safeguarding
Pear Tree Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and young people. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring System check, along with other relevant pre-employment checks.