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SENCo (Qualified Teacher)

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St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School (Lowestoft)
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Part Time
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21 January 2021 12:00 PM
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  • MPR / UPR and SEN Allowance
  • 3 days a week
  • Required for Easter 2020 (or sooner if possible)

As God's family we nurture and inspire our children by broadening their horizons as they learn. Through rich and varied experiences, we enable them to be a loving and caring influence on our world

St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School is a welcoming and vibrant Primary School situated in Lowestoft. Staff, parents and Governors are very proud of the school and recognise it is a delightful place to grow and learn. We welcome applicants from all faiths and backgrounds.

The school is part of St John the Baptist Catholic Multi Academy Trust and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to share practice across the Trust and contribute to the future success of our school. The school shares an Executive Head with another local Catholic school and there is a tradition of long established joint support between the two schools and the aspiration to share more leadership, staffing, CPD and vision to be the best possible environments for learning, growth and spiritual development.

Due to the retirement of our SENCo, we are looking for an inspirational SENCo to further develop and lead inclusion and SEND as part of our Senior Leadership Team. There is a dedicated SENCo office and an opportunity to support the development of a new Pastoral Team Unit.

We are looking for

  • an experienced SEND practitioner with the National Award for SEN Co-ordination or be prepared to work towards it
  • a tenacious practitioner who has drive and passion to continue the journey towards excellence
  • the ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children
  • the ability to support and overview the work of teaching assistants working with SEND children
  • good management and organisational skills and experience of leading/managing other staff.

We can offer you:

  • friendly and enthusiastic children
  • excellent support from our dedicated team of staff
  • an enthusiastic and supportive Executive Head Teacher and Head of School who put the interests of the children first
  • a commitment to on-going professional development
  • strong links with the Trust, community and church
  • a school committed to staff well-being.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed following our school's risk assessment, to arrange an appointment please call: 01502 565384

For an application form and further details, please visit the school website www.stmarysrcps.com/about-us/vacancies

Application forms should be returned to office@stmarysrcps.org or by post to Mrs P Crane, Executive Headteacher, Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft, NR33 0DG

Shortlisting date: 22 January 2021

Interview date: 28 January 2021

Applicants should be supportive of our ethos. St John the Baptist CMAT welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities. The MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to DBS checks along with relevant employment checks.

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