🌟SENDCo/ Special Educational Needs Coordinator/ Head of Curriculum 🌟

Location: Romford
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Teacher
Reference: sendco8
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Job Published: 12 days ago

SENDCo/ Special Educational Needs Coordinator/ Head of Curriculum

Protocol Education are looking to recruit a SENCO and Head of Curriculum, working for an Independent secondary alternative provider and day special school.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for devising and implementing the school’s approach to curriculum design and delivery, including opportunities for practical learning in all subject areas, ensuring all lessons are engaging, exciting, and stretch students to achieve their full potential.

The role-

  • Working with the Executive Headteacher to develop the school's Curriculum Policy and Plan
  • Develop the schools' SEN and access Policies
  • Developing and maintaining the school's SEN action plans
  • Working with Assessment lead, measuring achievement and evaluating the experiences of pupils with SEN
  • Work with all teaching and support staff to ensure they are consistently applying the school behaviour policy, both individually and as a single team
  • Lead and support all teaching staff with developing teaching and behaviour strategies and/or interventions to ensure children fully access their education, regardless of any barriers to learning.
  • Ensuring appropriate differentiation in the classroom and leading on the quality and content of all teaching, across all subjects.
  • Leading on EHCP applications and reviews.
  • Establishing Individual Learning Plans for all learners and ensuring teaching and support staff are following them.
  • Ensuring appropriate initial diagnostics and assessments are completed to establish the starting point for all learners, helps track progress and allows for exam 'access arrangements' to be applied for, where required.


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Hold the postgraduate qualification, 'The National Award in Special Educational Needs
  • Coordination' or be prepared to work towards gaining this within three years of appointment date.


  • Use of data to improve learning and promote achievement
  • Experience of identifying, providing, monitoring and evaluating teaching strategies for pupils with known barriers to learning
  • Experience of setting targets and monitoring and evaluating and recording progress
  • Can evidence high standard of teaching skills and classroom practice
  • Awareness of the statutory requirements of the Code of Practice
  • Make consistent judgements based on careful analysis of available evidence
  • Experience of leadership and management and teaching other teachers

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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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