AEN (Additional Educational Needs) SENCO - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Recruiter
BEAVER GREEN COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
Location
Ashford
Salary
MPS
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Pay: MPS Start Date: Jan 2018 Post: SENCo The postion of Senco at Beaver Green will be non-class based. The core purpose of the SENCO is to ensure the effective implementation of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy (SEND) for pupils at the school. This includes ensuring statutory requirements are fulfilled and ensuring the school follows identified best practice. Meeting the above will require you to meet the National Standards for Special Educational Needs Coordinators. (Subject to change to reflect national legislation) You will also be part of a team which ensures the needs of vulnerable groups are met at the School. Specific responsibilities; Effective implementation of the SEND Leadership of the School’s core special educational needs team. Monitoring the progress of pupils with identified special educational needs and evaluating the effectiveness of teaching and learning. Work closely with other staff at the school to ensure that vulnerable groups are effectively provided for to ensure that they make at least expected progress. Coordinate, with the support of the unit leaders, entrants into our specialist provisions. Coordination of access arrangements for examinations. Liaison with outside agencies as required including health and education. Liaison with parents. Transition arrangements for pupils with special educational needs. Line management responsibilities will include; Ensuring the efficient deployment of teaching assistants. In addition to the above you will need to work with other members of staff at the school who hold responsibility for vulnerable groups, Early Help and inclusion. The above is subject to change to reflect changes in government legislation and best practice as identified by the Trust, the LEA and relevant government departments. Close Date: 29/09/2017 at 12:00 Interviews: 5th October 2017 Information about the school Beaver Green is a two form entry school in Ashford with a maintained nursery. The school is sited in a new build with a number of outreach rooms alongside extensive playing fields and play areas. The school works in partnership with other primaries within the Swale Academies Trust to ensure best practices are in place. Beaver Green prioritises children’s learning and wellbeing to enable them to reach their full potential, the school has invested in the Read, Write, Inc Phonics scheme, in high quality Reading, Writing and Maths resources and in extra curricular provision. Beaver Green values its links to parents and the local community and is pleased to offer a breakfast club from 8:00am. Our aim at Beaver Green is to give our children the outstanding education they deserve. 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. KTJ1