Deputy SEN Coordinator

SET Maidstone Infant & Causton Junior Schools
Felixstowe, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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We have an exciting opportunity available for you to join us as a Deputy Special Educational Needs (SEN) Coordinator based in Felixstowe. This is a full time, permanent role working 32.5 hpw and in return, we are offering a competitive salary of £18,548 - £26,852 per annum depending on experience plus benefits.

SET Maidstone and SET Causton School are proud members of the Seckford Education Trust, we share many things including a determination to improve the outcomes for children. We have a team of staff that are dedicated to the welfare of all our young people, our staff go the 'extra mile' to ensure that children 'Enjoy, Achieve and Thrive'. As a school, we have adopted 'The Thrive Approach' as a way of supporting our young people.

We have a higher than average percentage of children with SEND and we are incredibly proud of the inclusive nature of our school. The school also hosts three specialist provisions that we are equally as proud of - a generic unit for EY and KS1, a KS2 cognition and learning unit and a KS2 communication and interaction unit.

About the role:

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous practitioner to join our dedicated team as a Deputy SEN Coordinator. You will assist the SENCo in supporting our SEND pupils and their families. This is a non-teaching role, however, experience of covering classes and teaching small intervention groups on HLTA basis would be an advantage. You will contribute to improving standards of SEND in mainstream and across our specialist provisions. You will share the school's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels.

Your hours of work will be Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm.

What we are looking for in our ideal Deputy SEN Coordinator:

You should be able to demonstrate that you hold the respect and confidence of pupils and their parents. You should have an understanding and concern for SEND requirements, and will support the vision for the future development of SEND provision at SET Maidstone and Causton. It is important that you can demonstrate resilience to champion inclusion at all levels of the school and to manage the challenges that arise in a pragmatic and measured way.

If this is the position for you, the children, staff, parents and trustees of SET Maidstone and Causton would very much like you to join the team as their new Deputy SEN Coordinator - click 'apply' today, we'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: Monday 28th September, 9am.

We reserve the right to appoint Deputy SEN Coordinator prior to the closing date; please therefore submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

Seckford Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
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