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Special Needs Disability Co-ordinator - SENDCo
Due to the well-deserved retirement of our current SENDCo, Robertswood School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational SENDCo. The working pattern of the role can be flexible over 3 or 4 days.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving community and Robertswood prides itself on a welcoming and motivating atmosphere, fantastic teaching and a broad and balanced curriculum. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes.
The opportunity to work with SEN pupils and their families is a privilege and one of great trust. Ensuring SEN children can reach their potential and have their needs met can be a challenge but is always extremely worthwhile and fulfilling.
There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions within the school including, for the appropriate candidate, the opportunity of working as part of the SLT.
Qualities of the candidate:
· A strong commitment to achieving the best for pupils with SEN and their family. Empathy to recognise/be sensitive to the needs of SEN pupils and parents
· Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with parents, colleagues and external professionals
· Influencing and negotiating skills – to secure the correct support for SEN pupils
· Leadership skills – to direct SEN policy and develop a school wide commitment to excellence for SEN pupils
· Written communication skills – many complex reports to write
· Time management/organisation – working to statutory deadlines
· The ability to identify and support students who are experiencing barriers to learning.
The successful candidate:
· Qualified teacher status
· National Award for SEND Co-ordination (NASENCO Award)/other appropriate qualification – or complete within 3 years of appointment (preferable)
· A proven track record of effective working with pupils within the age range of the school
· Evidence of consistent good teaching ability/experience
· Other qualifications related to SEND (desirable)
· Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
· Data analysis skills, and the use of data to inform provision planning
· Ability to plan and evaluate interventions
· Experience of conducting training/leading INSET
· Experience of identifying and supporting students who are experiencing barriers to learning.
Robertswood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview.
Visits to Robertswood are warmly welcomed, with the opportunity to discuss the role with the headteacher. To arrange an appointment or to return your completed application, please contact Sarah Monger. You can email Sarah at email@example.com
Duration of Post- Permanent
Hours - Part time / Full time considered
Salary - MPS/UPS plus fringe + SEN Allowance
Start Date - September 2021 or as soon as possible after this date
Closing Date - Thursday 9th September 2021
Interview Date - Thursday 16th September 2021
Learning Support Assistant
5 Mornings and flexibility for working a couple of afternoons
(Term time only)
Range 1B point 6 (£17,383 full time equivalent) pro rata
Fixed term contract until August 2022
We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to join our team. We are a popular primary school with 400 pupils from 3-11. If you enjoy a lively environment, forward thinking and supportive colleagues, are willing to develop yourself as a professional then Robertswood School will be a great place to work.
Robertswood School is committed to safeguarding children and, as such, successful candidates are subject to enhanced DBS check. Candidates must also be able to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English.
· An enthusiasm for supporting children’s learning (essential)
· Flexible and willingness to take on new ideas (essential)
· Ability to relate well to children and adults
· Able to work constructively as part of a team
· Good numeracy and literacy skills
· An understanding of children’s learning would be an advantage
Is this you?
An application form is also available on our website
Please forward completed application forms and enquires to Sarah Monger (Human Resources Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing dates for application: Tuesday 24th August 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 1st September 2021