Senco - Full-time/Part-time

St Michael's RC Primary School , Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-3712-28T
  • Posted:24/02/2021
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:01/09/2021
  • App Close Date:12/03/2021 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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I came so that you may have life, life in all its fullness” John 10:10

 

St Michael’s Catholic Primary School is a Catholic family of faith following the teachings of Christ. We strive to create an environment where all members of our school community respect the values of:  Church, Independence, Resilience, Caring, Learning and Enjoyment for all.  Belief in these values will nurture all as individuals and instil in them the confidence to meet their full potential, providing them with the best grounding for their future place in an ever changing world.

As an Ofsted rated Good school, we are an inclusive school catering for each of our children’s needs including those who may need extra support or an individualised curriculum because they have additional needs. 

The Governors of St Michael’s Primary School would like to appoint a dynamic, innovative, inspirational and visionary SENCO. The post would suit someone who demonstrates passion, commitment and the desire to make ‘a real difference’.  The SEnco will take on the responsibility for the day-to-day operation for the provision made by the school for pupils with SEND, they will support and enable a very close knit and hardworking teaching team to enable all SEN children to achieve their full potential. The SEnco will build upon the strong relationships the school has with all parents especially those parents of children with SEN and will have the expertise to guide them and advise them in the best educational provision for their children offered at the school.

The successful candidate will have

 

  • Qualified Teaching status with at least 3 years’ experience
  • Experience of working with children with Special Needs
  • A Thorough knowledge of the new SEND Code of Practice
  • The ability to lead staff and provide professional guidance in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children to secure high quality teaching and learning
  • Be skilful in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – SEND, LAC, Pupil Premium, EAL, G & T
  • Ability to work effectively with the Headteacher, SLT, and Governors to achieve excellence, ensuring that all statutory requirements are met to bring about high standards for all pupils.
  • The ability to support and overview the work of teaching assistants working with SEN children
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and effective management skills along with highly developed and sensitive interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good management and organisational skills and experience of leading/managing other staff
  • The necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies
  • Experience of working in partnership with parents, carers, external agencies and the community. 

We can offer:

  • A position on our Senior Leadership Team
  • There is a dedicated SENCO secretary/PA to assist with admin duties pertaining to the role
  • An excellent working school environment where staff are happy, positive and dedicated
  • We have a strong and clear vision with an engaging curriculum which develops and celebrates the potential of each child
  • Positive relationships with families of children with SEND

This is a permanent part time position of at least 3 days per week with a possibility of moving to 4 days.

 

Appointment to this position will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure Check.

Information about the school

St Michael's RC Primary School is a two form entry school in Medway, with over 440 pupils on roll. We were rated 'Good' by Ofsted in November 2019 We have a strong inclusive and supportive ethos. We have a well-resourced curriculum and fabulous children. We serve a diverse multi-cultural community and celebrate the richness that this brings to school life.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 1634832578

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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.