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Assistant Senco - Term Time

The Holmesdale School, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-4065-464S
  • Posted:13/05/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:27/05/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:As and when candidates are available

Advert

We are looking to fulfil the position of:

Assistant SENCo

30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Kent Range 6

To start as soon as possible.

We have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve.

We are a thriving school with delightful children, and this is an exciting opportunity for the right person.  Are you forward thinking, committed to Putting Progress First and would like to be part of a dynamic team in our SEND department.

As part of our development of the SEND provision at THS we have a vacancy for an Assistant SENCo, reporting to the SENCo. The role will require supporting the SENCo in continuing to deliver our vision of providing an excellent provision to ensure standards of teaching, learning and pupil progress are developed. 

Contribute to raising standards of student attainment and to support the monitoring of the effectiveness of learning and teaching within the department and school.  

Principal Responsibility

Contribute to the management and support of pupils during learning activities. Establish and maintain relationships with individual pupils and groups. Review and develop own professional practice. Dealing with pupils’ therapeutic, pastoral and personal care needs.

To play a key part in the development of our Specialist Resource Provision for ASC/

Key Accountabilities

  • Take shared responsibility for care and welfare of SEND pupils
  • Support groups of pupils of SEND students (including SRP + EHCP as well as K)
  • Under the direction of the SENCo, collate and prepare information relating to assessments, statements and referrals to other agencies
  • To collate SEND statistical returns as requested.
  • Organise and manage an appropriate learning environment and assist the teacher to plan teaching and learning objectives that ensure pupil progress and development.
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies against pre-determined learning objectives, providing feedback and reports to teachers in order to provide evidence of the range and level of progress and attainment.
  • Act as a role model and establish a clear framework for discipline in line with established policies, anticipate and manage behaviour in order to promote pupils’ self-control and independence to ensure good behaviour and respect for others is maintained.
  • Provide support with the development of our Specialist Resource Provision for ASC.
  • Attend review meetings and prepare paperwork.
  • Cover the transition class where necessary.
  • Work effectively with individual pupils, under the direction class teacher/SENCo.

Interviews: As and when candidates are available.

The Holmesdale School is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, CV and Occupational Health check as well as receipt of two satisfactory references.

Information about the school

The Holmesdale School is a well-established 11-18 co-educational school, in the heart of the Medway Valley. The school was rebuilt in 2007. This provides our community with modern, exceptionally well-resourced facilities; yet the school ethos is founded on traditional values. The school is developing into a thriving learning community where both students and staff are ambitious, determined and resilient in their unique learning journeys.

The development and well-being of each individual child is at the heart of our moral purpose. These values are embedded through our moral code; honesty, kindness, courage and diligence.

Our school motto is Putting Progress First and we embrace the ECCO values of Engagement, Character, Community and Ownership. At The Holmesdale School we unlock potential and transform lives through exceptional education.

We achieve this through; • Excellent Teaching • State of the art facilities and an excellent climate for learning • Supporting students to be the best they can be • Being big enough for choice, small enough to care.

Holmesdale has a friendly and supportive, but disciplined, environment and provides extensive learning opportunities which unlock student’s self-belief and aspiration.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Louise Bates PA to Head of School & Executive Head
  • Address:The Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS
  • Telephone: 01634 240416
  • Email: office@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01634 244041

Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.