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Senco - Full-time - Special Needs Position

City of Rochester School, Cliffe Woods

  • Ref:MED887-6011-18T
  • Posted:04/02/2021
  • Pay:MPS/UPS1 plus TLR2
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:26/02/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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The opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and dynamic individual to take on the post of SENCo/Welfare Support.  This role will be naturally varied and challenging and will be ideal for an individual who is ready for middle leadership in a fantastic SEN school for very special children.


You will play a leading role in delivering outstanding support across the curriculum, with a particular focus on welfare and helping to shape the provision for pupils who all have an EHCP.

The successful candidate will either hold or be working towards the national SENCO qualification and have extensive experience and skills in working with pupils with a range of SEND, displaying a passion for helping all pupils achieve their full potential and benefiting from a full and individualised curriculum. With your strong communication skills, you will have the ability to relate to parents, staff and pupils and will undertake a key role as part of the welfare team to support innovative pastoral development, pupil support and staff development.

If you would like to work with very special children, work in a school which is making excellent progress and which has an innovative approach to meeting the individual needs of its pupils, then we would love to hear from you.

From September 21, we would like the successful candidate to teach English in the upper school up to and including GCSE level.  In the time leading up to September, this will be to develop systems and processes and getting to know the pupils and the school community.

 

The City of Rochester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Recruitment during COVID-19: Due to the current situation, it will not be possible to visit the school but we would encourage you to look at the website and call or email to discuss the role further. Candidates may be interviewed via remote video link and further information on the interview itself will be discussed if your application is shortlisted.

 

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.  We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Information about the school

The City of Rochester School is a specialist independent school for children, young people and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Now is an exciting time to join this wonderful school in its development and growth. We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows students’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised. Our vision is powerful and ambitious.

The City of Rochester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The following policies are available on the school website: ~Safeguarding Policy ~ Whistleblowing Poilicy

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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.