SENCO wanted for Primary School ASAP

Location: Leigh-on-Sea
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: BXEDEC60
Salary: Market related
Job Published: 11 days ago

We are recruiting for a SENCo for an excellent Primary School in Southend-On-Sea.

The ideal candidate would be experienced as a primary SENCO with a proven track record in leading & managing all aspects of inclusion and interventions for students with additional educational needs.

You would need to be someone who is committed to raising standards for all students and have strong leadership skills with good organisational skills.

Must hold QTS and NASENCo Award.

About the role: 

  • Monday to Friday 
  • Southend based 
  • Start ASAP 
  • Paid weekly PAYE 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in liaising with SEN Teams in Local Authorities.
  • Experience in coordinating pupil-centred annual reviews and providing timely reports.
  • Experience in supporting neurodiverse children or with ASC and/or SEMH and an understanding of potential implications for communication, learning and behaviour patterns.
  • Demonstrable experience in raising outcomes for pupils with neuro-diverse needs whilst promoting a culture of inclusion.
  • Working knowledge of Safeguarding & Child Protection Procedures, the National Curriculum, Key Stage requirements and Code of Practice for SEND.
  • Recent proven experience as an outstanding teacher, supporting and coaching Teaching Assistants and Teachers.

Skills and ability

  • Be able to offer a calm response to children with ASC and SEMH and always promote de-escalation and emotional regulation.
  • Prioritise workload effectively; organised with attention to detail.
  • Collaborate and work creatively, interpreting the SEN Code of Practice to support pupils.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with experience in writing and keeping effective records and reports for a range of audiences, using proficient IT skills. Able to support pupils in forming and sustaining effective relationships. Able to promote and celebrate diversity and equal opportunities.
  • Promote excellent practice and reflect upon own practice, aware of new developments in practice and policy that affect the role.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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