SENDCo Greenwich Secondary School

SENDCo Greenwich Secondary School


We are seeking a qualified SENDCo to join our SEN team!


You would be working alongside our current in-house SENDCo and support team. This opportunity is offered as a full time, non teaching post and is to start asap.


Main purpose:

We are dedicated to meeting the academic, therapeutic, and vocational needs of our students. Our mission is to create, adapt, and implement functional curricula necessary to meet the diverse individual needs of our student population and increase current and future independence.


Aim:

To holistically promote Inclusion, Independence, and Self-worth in all areas of school life for every member of our school community.


Vision:

We are intrinsically humanistic in all of our approaches. The school has been established as an independent schools group with the sole purpose to nurture, care and radically eliminate barriers that can prevent academic and childhood development that many experts believe are commonly associated with vulnerable children and their families. These barriers if not addressed holistically, can potentially ruin life chances of young people who are not accessing education or who do not feel included in school and their communities. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, we effectively address the root causes of underachievement, lack of self-worth, and an unmanageable lifestyle using our Socio-Education Model.


We offer a unique, life changing education experience by delivering a curriculum that is differentiated to the demands of each students educational needs, delivering academic outcomes whilst also supporting them successfully with therapy and through Personal, Social, and Health Education that can be significant limiting factor in their lives. We do this successfully by offering a three-tier curriculum to meet a wide range of ASD and related SEND needs.


Each of our schools, offer state-of-the-art learning resources, specialist facilities and qualified experienced staff and as our young people learn and grow, we encourage our team to develop too. A wide range of whole school and bespoke CPDL programmes are available to support staff reach their own career aspirations and expectations.


The SENDCO, under the direction of the Headteacher, will:

  • Be responsible for day-to-day operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability
  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies
  • Have a strategic overview of provision for pupils with SEN or a disability across the school, monitoring and reviewing the quality of provision through the use of agreed methodologies
  • Work with early years providers, other schools, educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, and other external agencies


The SENDCo will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.


We offer a competitive salary that is among the best in our sector, pension scheme, full independent school holidays and membership of an occupational health scheme.


Job title: Special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO)

Hours: 38.5

Pay:GBP£38,000 - £42,000per year

Contract type: Full-time permanent from September 2022

Responsible for: SENDCo

Essential Qualifications:

Qualified teacher status or other recognised award

National Award for SEN Co-ordination, or a willingness to complete it within 3 years of appointment [note: this is a requirement under the SEND Code of Practice]

Degree

Teaching experience [a minimum number of 3 years experience]

Experience of working at a whole-school level

Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning

Experience of conducting training/leading INSET

Experience of line-management responsibilities

Location: Greenwich


SENDCo Greenwich Secondary School

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Posted
05/01/2022
Location
London, England, UK