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SENCO - Dymchurch Primary School - Part-time

Our Community Multi Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F81-15-T
  • Posted:04/07/2022
  • Pay:MPS 3/4
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:11/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:11/07/2022

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This is a fabulous opportunity for a dedicated and organised person to join the school team at Dymchurch Primary School which is part of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated SENDCo to join the school’s successful and supportive team. This role may be suitable for an existing SENDCo or class teacher who is looking for a new challenge. However, we encourage anyone to apply who feels they have the necessary skills and abilities to fulfil the role.

Dymchurch Primary School is one of ten schools within Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are a primary  with 169 of pupils on our roll.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in an excellent school and to contribute to its growth and development
  • Students who enjoy learning
  • A stable and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities
  • A supportive and committed board of trustees
  • Work within a growing Trust who fully believe in the professional development of their staff.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Hold the National SENCo qualification or be willing to undertake the qualification
  • Be punctual
  • Communicate well and be confident managing others
  • Have good teamwork skills
  • Attend CPD and courses which enhance experience and skills in line with Trust expectations
  • Respect confidentiality and the potential sensitivities of working in a school
  • Have experience working in a school
  • Be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification as a minimum
  • Be able to Prepare documentation, draft correspondence, record keep, coordinate and service meetings.
  • Maintain and update pupil records relating to medical, welfare and SEN needs; sharing information with colleagues as appropriate.
  • Under the direction of the Inclusion Lead, maintain and update medical care plans / Pupil Progress records / personalised plans / provision maps and other intervention plans
  • Work directly with children to support their learning and development

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

Our Community MAT is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

For further information about the role, please contact Cassie Young, via email cassie.young@ocmat.org.uk

Information about the trust

At the heart of Our Community Multi Academy Trust’s vision is a belief in educational excellence enabling all children to develop and thrive academically, socially, culturally and spiritually in the safest environments possible.

We believe that it takes an entire educational community to prepare every child to be the model citizens of tomorrow by equipping our children with the key skills and attributes required for an ever-evolving global society.

Children are at the front and centre of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. A child gets one chance of a primary education. Our role is to ensure that our children make the most of every opportunity by enabling our schools to aspire to and achieve the highest standards of education and care.

Our Community Multi Academy Trust is a church majority MAT comprising four Church of England Primary schools; two small village primary schools; a 1 form entry primary school; a 1.5 form entry primary school; a 3-form entry infant school; and a 3-form entry junior school. The Acorns Centre, a specialist resource provision for children with speech and language difficulties is shared by the infant and junior school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Rannard
  • Address:C/O Lynsted & Norton Primary School,
    Lynsted Lane,
    ME9 0RL
  • Telephone: 07591 203164
  • Email: trusthr@ocmat.org.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).