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Assistant SENCO - Full-time

Hillview School for Girls, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5450-35S
  • Posted:08/12/2022
  • Pay:£24,002fte (actual pro rata salary £21,833)
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:06/01/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBA

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Assistant SENCO(non-teaching)

Full time equivalent salary £24,002 gross per annum (actual pro rata to £21,833)

(Hillview Range 7 point 20)

Hours of work: 37hrs per week, term-time + 2 weeks during the holidays and INSET days

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant SENCo to work with the Director of SEN in leading the provision for SEN within the school. 

The successful candidate will have the skills to:

  • Promote high quality teaching, effective use of resources to enable high standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.
  • Have a full understanding of the SEND code of practise 2015
  • Knowledge of the ‘Assess, Plan, Do, Review’ cycle for all provision and support for SEN and vulnerable students.
  • Knowledge of the four key areas of need and experience of creating and delivering appropriate interventions and support.
  • Provide all colleagues with involvement in the Learning Support department the assistance, challenge, information and development necessary to sustain motivation and secure improvement in learning.
  • Coordinate access arrangements along with the SEN administrator and exams office for pupils for all necessary exams
  • Work with and make referrals to external agencies.
  • Communicate with parents regarding provision and support including; SEN parental surgeries, parents evenings and transition evenings.
  • Monitor and maintain records of support and progress using Microsoft office suite, the school’s MIS and databases.
  • Assess students’ needs and progress using screening and standardised tests.

Hillview School for Girls is a Performing and Visual Arts specialist school based in Tonbridge, Kent. We offer on-site nursey, gym and ample staff parking.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside enthusiastic subject specialists and engage within creative pedagogical development. 

Please return a completed application form, to Mrs A Dennett, HR Manager, Hillview School for Girls, Brionne Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2HE or by email: dennetta@hillview.kent.sch.uk

Tel: 01732 352793 Ext 180

Closing date: Friday 6 January 2023

Interview date to be confirmed

(The school may interview early in the case of an exceptional candidate)

Hillview School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  

Information about the school

We are a creative, inclusive school where all students flourish and make exceptional progress. Our dynamic Performing and Visual Arts specialisms have a profound impact upon learning and contribute to the purposeful, friendly and stimulating atmosphere that permeates the school. We foster self-esteem and high aspirations.

Hillview consistently achieves above national average and recognises the value and importance in developing the child beyond qualifications and preparing them for the future world beyond education. Our students enjoy their time at school and the staff enjoy the supportive, caring and friendly atmosphere.

Our dynamic Performing and Visual Arts specialisms have a profound impact upon learning and contribute to the purposeful, friendly and stimulating atmosphere that permeates the school. We foster self-esteem and high aspirations.

By encouraging a ‘can-do’ culture, our students become astute, ambitious and independent. Visitors often comment about how articulate and enthusiastic our students are.

Our vision is that: students unlock their pure potential to drive their future and thrive in society.

The pure potential belief is integral to everything that we do in school and the outcomes we expect for our students.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 368718

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.