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SEN Lead - SENCO


Teaching Personnel

£130 - 250 per day + NEGOTIABLE

Bournemouth

Permanent | Full Time

11/06/2024

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Our SEMH School in Bournemouth is currently recruiting for a SENCO or an Inclusion or SEN Lead to join our SLT. 

We cater for primary aged pupils aged 7-11 years old. Our pupils have all been excluded from mainstream school and some have an EHCP for social, emotional and mental health needs. Our main aim is to support pupils to re-integrate into mainstream education where possible. Some of our pupils have challenging behaviours, we have schemes and staffing in place to support pupils to make improvement with their behaviours.

Our staff are passionate about inclusivity, enabling and empowering children to make improvements in their behaviours and lives to enable them to get more out of their education.

The role:

This will be a full time, permanent position, starting on a temp to perm basis through our trusted recruitment partner. The salary will depend on the level of experience and qualification of the selected Teacher, but it will be in line with pay scales.

Part of this role will be to aid the teaching and learning of children who have special educational needs and disabilities in our school. Your primary role will be to ensure that all students with SEN receive the appropriate support and accommodations to facilitate their learning and development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting assessments and collaborating with teachers, parents, and external agencies to identify students with special educational needs.
  • Developing and implementing Individual Education Plans (IEPs) tailored to meet the specific needs of each student with SEN, in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Coordinating the provision of support services and resources for students with SEN, including access to assistive technologies, specialised teaching methods, and additional learning aids.
  • Providing guidance, training, and support to teaching staff on best practices for supporting students with SEN in the classroom, including differentiation techniques and behaviour management strategies.
  • Advocating on behalf of students with SEN to ensure their needs are understood, respected, and accommodated within the educational setting, and promoting inclusive practices that foster a supportive and accessible learning environment for all students.

About You:

We are looking for a teacher who can demonstrate experience in teaching in the Primary education sector and either have experience teaching SEND pupils or a SENCO qualification. This experience can be within a mainstream setting. For a teacher who hasn’t got the SENCO qualification you will need to show the desire to progress to the middle leadership team and ideally be willing to undertake SENCO training in the future. 

Your experience will be predominantly in the UK and you will have either a UK passport or a visa that states you have indefinite leave to remain. Please do not apply for this role if you require tier 2 sponsorship, we do not have a licence to sponsor you. 

You will also have:

  • QTS to teach in the UK
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to supporting the learning and well-being of students with SEN.
  • Strong understanding of SEN legislation, policies, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.

To apply please include your CV and contact information, if you have any queries please contact Jody Greaves on 01202558848 or email 

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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