SENCO Barking & Dagenham


Secondary School


Europe > England > London > East London


Permanent, Permanent


£37000 - £45000 per month



Date Posted

September 15, 2020

Start Date

15 Sep 2020 10:06

Applications Close

October 15, 2020

Job Description

Secondary School in Barking & Dagenham is looking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated and dynamic SENDCo/Designated Teacher for Looked After and Previously Looked after Children to lead these areas. This is a role for a talented teacher with a commitment to inclusion who shares our determination to enable every child to maximise their development and outcomes. Your role will play a key part in supporting our pupils to develop as confident, ambitious individuals who are emotionally and intellectually equipped for a brighter future and in supporting the Inclusion Leader.

Our new SENDCO must:

  • Have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the statutory requirements of the SEND Code of Practice and practical application strategies for meeting the special educational needs of pupils
  • Have substantial experience of working with children with SEND and EHCPs (particularly of working with pupils with Autism)
  • Have experience of working with children who have additional social, emotional and/or mental health needs
  • Have the ability to lead and manage a team of support staff to ensure provision matches the needs of all pupils with special or additional educational needs
  • Have a passion for ensuring the life chances of Looked After and Previously Looked After Children are planned for and make a difference to their personal, social and emotional development and academic outcomes
  • Have the ability and skills needed to ensure continued inclusion improvement through coaching and feedback
  • Have the ability to form strong partnerships with parents and offer them the support, advice and the reassurance they often seek in ensuring their child’s needs are being met
  • Have confidence in the use of data to analyse and evaluate performance, presenting information to a variety of audiences
  • Have a high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Have excellent organisational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Be effective in working in partnerships with multi-agency professionals
  • Have resilience and the ability to work under pressure

We can offer you:

  • A values-led organisational culture of compassion, respect, responsibility and resilience
  • The opportunity to be supported by a SEND Specialist Leader of Education and an Inclusion Leader
  • 16 hours SEND admin support per week and dedicated office accommodation for SEND
  • A team of 11 support staff supporting learning, pastoral and nurture provision
  • The opportunity to make a life changing difference to the lives of our pupils
  • A staff healthcare package

If this role is for you please send me your current cv