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Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

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Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

A wonderful, nurturing and inclusive infant school based in Amersham is dedicated to providing a supportive and enriching environment for all pupils. Committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of their needs, has the opportunity to thrive and achieve their full potential.

The Role: We are seeking an experienced and passionate Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will lead the provision for pupils with special educational needs, ensuring that they receive the appropriate support and resources to succeed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the provision for pupils with special educational needs (SEN).
  • Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) in collaboration with teachers, parents, and external agencies.
  • Provide guidance and support to teachers and support staff on SEN best practices.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of pupils with SEN, making adjustments to support plans as needed.
  • Ensure the school's SEN policies and practices are up-to-date and compliant with current legislation.
  • Liaise with parents, carers, and external professionals to ensure a coordinated approach to supporting pupils with SEN.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with substantial experience in SEN.
  • National Award for SEN Coordination or willingness to undertake this qualification.
  • Strong knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and relevant legislation.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively with parents, staff, and external agencies.

How to Apply: To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to us today.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Join in making a meaningful impact on pupils' educational journeys and become a valued member of the supportive school community. We look forward to receiving your application!

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. If you also know of someone else who may be interested, earn extra money with our referral bonus, up to £250!

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions please refer to our website.

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