SENDco needed in Bristol Primary School

Posted 30 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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SENDco Needed in Bristol Primary School

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Due to retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced SENCo to join A happy and vibrant school in Bristol. This primary school are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic, caring and enthusiastic SENCo. We are looking for a SENCo to work as a valued member of the senior leadership team. This role is being offered as a temporary, full time position.

The position will be SENCo for 3 days per week. We are looking for an individual who can provide a strategic and operational oversight of provision for those pupils with SEND. You will be the focal point of communication ensuring effective, efficient, and clear communication to parents, pupils and staff.

This Bristol school in their most recent Ofsted report we were deemed to be Outstanding. This is an opportunity to join a thriving, forward-looking and supportive staff team at a school whose values underpin the drive to help children achieve a high degree of individual success. This is a successful and happy Bristol school, with an established team of dedicated staff. The staff are continually developing their practice to ensure the children gain an excellent education. This Bristol school has well motivated children who enjoy learning and are eager to participate in everything the school and community offers.

Specific responsibilities/Requirements:

  • Strategic Direction and Development of Special Needs including any off site provision
  • Proven to be a reflective practitioner who consistently seeks to improve their teaching to support learning and accelerate pupil progress.
  • *Involvement in strategic planning and self-evaluation that leads to positive impact.
  • Experience in leading teaching staff to improve outcomes for pupils.
  • Desirable skills and experience
  • SENCo qualification
  • Previous experience as a SENCo
  • Establishing and maintaining policies and practices, which promote high achievement for students with identified Special Needs through effective teaching and learning.
  • Creating an environment where students and staff develop and maintain positive attitudes towards teaching and learning of students with identified Special Needs.
  • Using data effectively to monitor and evaluate the progress of students with identified Special Needs; planning and implementing effective intervention to support these students to achieve highly.
  • Analysing national, local and Academy data, research and inspection findings to inform Special Needs' policies and practices, expectations and teaching methodologies and to report regularly to the Principal on progress and plans.
  • Contributing to the Academy Improvement Plan and establishing an effective Special Needs Improvement Planning Cycle to meet Academy strategic priorities.
  • Developing, updating and evaluating the whole school provision map to ensure cost effective use of resources, including staffing.


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