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Due to the well-deserved retirement of our current SENDCo, Robertswood School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational SENDCo. The full-time role also includes a teaching commitment for 1 day per week from September 2021.
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. As an integral member of the team, key duties will include identifying and supporting students who are experiencing barriers to learning.
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 successful candidate:
· Qualified teacher status· National Award for SEND Co-ordination (NASENCO Award) /other appropriate qualification – or complete within 3 years of appointment
· 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration of Post- Permanent
Hours - Full-time
Salary - MPS/UPS plus fringe + SEN Allowance
Start Date - September 2021
Closing Date - Thursday 20th May 2021
Interview Date - Tuesday 25th May 2021