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Trust SENCO Lead - Full-time

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2117-173T
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:L2-6 Fringe
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:24/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 26th May 2022

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Trust SENCO Lead

Cygnus Academies Trust is looking to recruit a Trust SENCO to lead Special Educational Needs at Dartford Bridge Community Primary School and support SENCOs across the Trust, to realise the vision, ethos, values and policies of Cygnus Academies Trust, ensuring our schools can meet their statutory requirements with regard to all aspects of SEND.

Cygnus Academies Trust is currently comprised of six primary schools. Five in the Dartford area and one in Tonbridge. We will soon be expanding to eight schools, with two additional schools in Bexley.

You will need excellent communication and problem-solving skills; possess confidence and initiative; and have a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement provision for pupils with SEND. Previous SENCO experience within a school or Multi Academy Trust is essential.

 

The successful candidate will also have the following qualities:

  • High levels of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Ability to challenge others where required.
  • Ability to remain positive when facing challenges.

 

Role details:

Role:                     Trust Senco Lead

Contract:               Permanent

Hours:                  0.6 FTE School SENC0  and 0.4 FTE Trust Lead SENCO

Salary:                  L2-6 Fringe

Closing date:         Tuesday 24 May 2021 at 12pm

Interviews:            Thursday 26 May 2022

Start Date:            September 2022

Location:               Dartford Bridge Community Primary School

 

Please contact Sarah Smith (Headteacher) Tel: 01322 470678  or by email headteacher@dbcps.kent.sch.uk  to discuss the role in more detail

 

 

 

Information about the school

Learning innovation and Ubuntu are two elements that are vital to Dartford Bridge Community Primary School. Our curriculum ensures learning is engaging, exciting and relevant to the needs of our children in the multicultural and diverse DBCPS community. We are very proud to be part of Cygnus Academies Trust.

Following our opening in an award-winning new building in 2009 we are now at capacity being a two-form school from EYFS to Year 6. We also have a Nursery with capacity for 52 children. We are located on The Bridge community campus and more information about the local area can be found here: www.thebridgedartford.co.uk

Our Ubuntu philosophy is a very important part of who we are and what we believe in as a school and wider community. The school council, governors and parents are very involved in the continuing development of our school and working together to continually develop all aspects of our school and community life.

Please visit our website to see some of the exciting adventures that our staff and children embark on including; residential trips, street dance, art, drama, music and sports. These are just some of the exciting extra-curricular opportunities we provide and encourage our children to participate in.

Staff and pupils are proud to be a part of the local community and we believe you would see this clearly from any school visit. Join our exciting school that is rapidly improving and be part of the achievement of our pupils and staff.

Furthermore, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - the successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check. Please contact the school on 01322 470678 if you require further information.

We hope that you will take the time to find out a little more about us and look forward to meeting you soon.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Smith
  • Address:Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Birdwood Avenue, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5GB
  • Telephone: 01322470678
  • Email: sarah.smith@dbcps.kent.sch.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).