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Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo)

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Melton Primary School
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28 January 2019 01:00 PM
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Required from April 2019. Applicants wishing to job share or work part time will be considered.

An exciting opportunity has become available to lead Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in our school. You will have either experience working as a SENCO or the desire to develop the role. You must hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and have an excellent knowledge of SEND.

Located at the heart of Melton Village, the school is driven by a strong, nurturing ethos which supports the development of the whole child.

Melton children enjoy learning and this is reflected in their excellent behaviour and attitudes towards challenge. We are seeking a teacher who can create an engaging, challenging and creative learning environment.

You will be:

  • able to build on our successful ethos 
  • an experienced teacher 
  • dedicated, enthusiastic and creative
  • able to inspire children 
  • an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • a strong team member with a growth mindset
  • aware of SEND requirements and procedures.

As SENCo you will:

  • focus on supporting SEN pupils across the school in improving their achievements
  • managing a team of Learning Support Assistants - ensuring they are providing the best level of support to pupils
  • write and maintaining up to date EHCPs for SEN pupils
  • liaise with outside agencies, therapists 
  • plan for and lead interventions for small groups of SEN pupils
  • keep up to date with the latest SEN legislation
  • ensure staff receive the latest training.

We will offer:

  • a vibrant, friendly, and inclusive community
  • an exciting, positive ethos which celebrates success at all levels
  • enthusiastic and well behaved children who love to learn
  • a creative and collaborative approach to learning
  • a reflective and committed staff team
  • a desire for continued improvement and further development.

Visits to the school are encouraged by contacting Alun Davies, Headteacher via email: head@melton.suffolk.sch.uk or telephone (01394) 382506.

For more information and an application pack email: admin@melton.suffolk.sch.uk

Please return the completed application form to the school.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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