Pk Education Limited
Aylesbury, UK
20 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SENO required in Buckinghamshire for a permanent September start

Strategic direction and development of SEN provision

Teaching and learning

Leading and managing staff

Efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources

Strategic direction of SEN provision

  • Ensure effective systems of communication
  • Monitoring the quality of SEN support by establishing effective systems to identify and meet the needs of pupils
  • Ensure that the objectives of the SEN policy are reflected in the school improvement plan.
  • Liaise with and coordinate the contribution of external agencies
  • Up-to-date knowledge of National and local initiatives which may impact upon policy and practice.

Teaching and learning

  • Influencing the whole Teaching and learning policy to promote aspects of inclusive teaching
  • Leading INSET regularly and where appropriate; this may include chairing and be a part of working parties
  • Providing opportunities for observation of colleagues/visits to other schools in order to share best practice.
  • Work with pupils, subject leaders, class teachers with tutorial/pastoral responsibilities to ensure realistic expectations of behaviour and achievement is set for SEN pupils
  • Support developments and initiatives to improve standards in literacy and numeracy as well as access to the wider curriculum
  • Overseeing and monitoring the quality of IEPs and IPPs such as pastoral support plans and maintaining detailed information for subsequent meetings with parents
  • Develop systems for colleagues to monitor and record progress made by pupils with SEN towards the achievement of targets set in IPPs;
  • Supporting the Head in meeting statutory responsibilities for SEN statements and their Annual Review
  • Lead the Annual Review meetings for statemented students

Leading and managing staff

  • Lead and manage all staff within the SEN department
  • Advise the head and Deputy head on all staffing matters within the department;
  • To appraise all departmental colleagues on an annual basis
  • Encourage all staff to recognise and fulfil their statutory responsibilities

Requirements for this role:

Qualifications, skills and experience required:
  • Educated to degree level and a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE);
  • Experience of Special Educational Needs within secondary education
  • Good IT skills;
  • The ability to work with a range of staff at all levels;

Personal qualities

The successful person will have:
  • A good sense of humour;
  • Good inter-personal skills;
  • An ability to work very hard; resilience;
  • Enthusiasm that inspires others;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Positivity and perseverance.

If you which to apply for this position then please send your CV for the attention of Natalie at Remedy Education

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