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Deputy Senco

  • Location: Epsom
  • Start date: 15 Sep 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10928116
  • Branch: Surrey
  • Consultant: Steve Ayling
  • Call: 01483 207 510
Job description
Deputy SENCO required in Epsom, Surrey
Full time/permanent

To ensure that SEND students, and particularly those in receipt of the pupil premium, make maximum progress across the curriculum; particularly in the core subjects of Maths, English & Science. The Deputy SENCO will demonstrate a Growth Mind set modelling the characteristics of hard work, resilience, constant improvement and the taking of appropriate risks.

To support the SENCO to raise achievement of students in vulnerable groups.
· To provide teaching and support for students with Special Educational Needs.
· To provide support for the SENCO in continuously reviewing and monitoring the work of the Enhanced Learning Centre in meeting the aims of the school.
To contribute to the formulation and implementation of school policy.
· To monitor the achievements of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities;
· To be responsible for implementing and monitoring literacy support and reviewing value added'
· To be responsible for access arrangements for external exams and to liaise with teaching colleagues and exam boards as appropriate.
· To develop appropriate courses for students with complex learning difficulties. Safeguarding
· To be familiar with school policies, in particular safeguarding procedures, and promote the welfare of children. Key Responsibilities:
· To be accountable for the progress of students with SEND.
· To collaborate with Subject Teachers and SENCO in drawing up individual programmes for students with specific learning difficulties and those with language problems.
· To teach students with learning difficulties by withdrawal and in class' support using a range of teaching methods.
· To maintain records, monitor and evaluate the progress of individual students.
· To lead and contribute where appropriate to any multi-disciplinary discussions on the students' needs/progress; to contribute to informal reviews and annual reviews.
· To participate in relevant staff development activities, in addition to leading a SEND regular link meeting for departments across the school.
· To liaise with Subject Teachers/SENCO to ensure a co-ordinated approach to referred students.
· To develop appropriate curriculum materials for students with learning and language difficulties. To liaise with SENCO in developing a whole school approach to students with special educational needs and learning and language difficulties.
· To take a lead role with regard to screening assessments for students with Special Educational Needs.
· To liaise with parents where appropriate.
· Adhere to school policies.
· To use data to inform teaching, evaluate progress for target setting and plan and deliver intervention strategies.
· To evaluate and develop materials used within the department.
· To support the SENCO in participation with regard to staff appointments.
· To support the SENCO in managing the performance review of Teaching Assistants.
· To contribute to the induction of new staff including the delivery of training for NQTs.
· To guide students on course suitability for both KS4 and Post 16.
· To regularly assess students and keep accurate records.
· To identify and assess individual students for access arrangements for external examinations.

To apply for this role send your CV and covering note to Steve Ayling or call 0208 971 1296 for further details
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