SENCO

Recruiter
LTS Group
Location
Luton
Posted
02 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose: Strategic development of the school's Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision and oversight of the day-to-day operation of that policy with the aim of raising SEN pupil achievement.
Areas of responsibility and key tasks:

Put provision in place to ensure that progress of pupils with SEN improves relative to those without SEN.

Ensure that the school carries out its statutory responsibilities regarding all students with a Statement of Special Educational Needs.

Support all staff in understanding the needs of SEN pupils.

Support departmental developments of SEN provision.

Monitor progress towards targets for pupils with SEN.

Analyse and interpret relevant school, local and national data.

Liaise with staff, parents, external agencies and other schools to co-ordinate their contribution, provide maximum support and ensure continuity of provision.
Teaching and Learning

Support the identification of and disseminate the most effective teaching approaches for individual pupils with SEN.

Work with staff to develop effective ways of bridging barriers to learning through:
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assessment of needs
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monitoring of teaching quality and pupil achievement
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target setting - IEPs, or Provision Maps, PSP, CAF
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keeping accurate records.

Collect and interpret specialist assessment data to inform practice.

Undertake day-to-day co-ordination of SEN pupils' provisions through close liaison with staff, parents and external agencies.

Work with head teachers, teachers, key stage co-ordinators and pastoral staff to ensure all pupils learning is of equal importance and that there are high and realistic expectations of pupils.

The school is based in the London borough of Enfield, with good transport links and good access to neighboring boroughs. This part time position will be contracted for the remainder of the academic year.

There is also a possibility that this role could lead to a generous offer of a permanent placement. This role will involve running a department looking after children with SEN needs such as Autism dyslexia, dyspraxia, EAL and moderate learning difficulties.

The school is spacious and modern with great facilities and has a great reputation within the community. Experience working as a SENCO is desired. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a fun team in a forward thinking school. If you would like to become an integral part of the Inclusion team this could be the ideal role for you.

About the Role
*SENCO
*Full time (Monday - Friday)
*£160 - £180per day(Dependent on Experience and qualifications)
*Providing an outstanding SENCO service
*Asap
*Temp to perm or Direct Permanent for the right applicant

About the School:

This school represents a culture of high aspiration, high expectations and success. Their aim is to provide an outstanding learning experience for all students within a safe, disciplined and caring environment. Learning is at the absolute core of all they do.

Throughout their educational career, students are offered a vast range of opportunities to extend their knowledge and skills in both curricular and extra curricular activities, preparing them for future careers and for life. Students begin a learning journey which will challenge and inspire, one which will see them progress and grow into independent, confident, respectful young people. The school are exceptionally proud of their students and school.

In order to be considered for this SENCO role you will need to meet the following criteria:
*National SENCO Award.
*Qualified Teacher Status.
*Strong behaviour and management skills.
*Excellent subject knowledge.
*Good understanding of the national curriculum.
*School based references and valid DBS/police checks or be willing to get a new DBS/Police check in process
*The ability to work with high levels of tact, confidentiality and discretion
*A patient but confident approach towards working with children and adults alike

London Teaching Supply is an agency specialising in placing staff in the SEN sector of Education

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