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Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-Ordinator (SENDCO) - Full-time

Application closing date : Monday, 20th February 9 a.m.

Interviews: Thursday, 23rd February 2023

Start date: Easter or September 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate of exceptional ability and experience to join our school team as our non-class based SENDCo.  The successful candidate will lead on all aspects of SEND provision which includes high quality classroom practice; whole staff training; monitoring and reporting (to various stakeholders).   Relevent experience of all aspects of SEN funding is also essential criteria to this role. 

Experience of designing and implementing a bespoke curriculum for children with complex needs including assessment systems, is a fundamental aspect of this role. By extension, we are looking for a candidate who has the interpersonal skill set central to communicating provision to all stakeholders, particularly parents and carers in a timely, professional and effective manner.  

Applications from candidates which have additional skills in using / implementing Makaton and / or BSL, are of particular interest.  Similarly if you hold additional qualifications in theraputic interventions, we would also be interested in your application.  

We are part of the friendly, dynamic and innovative Aletheia Academies Trust which provides excellent support, professional development and partnership working of which we are proud to be a part.  As our SENDCo you'll have the opportunity to work with SENDCOs throughout the Aletheia Trust and participate in the forward thinking and proactive, 'Best Practice Team' for SEND, enabling excellent opportunities for collaboration and professional development.

At Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Gravesend, we pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring pupil progress through high quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in delivering on this commitment.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • are excited by what you have read above
  • want to work in a supportive and caring environment 
  • are committed to enabling every pupil to achieve the very best they can 
  • are an ambitious professional
  • will promote the Christian vision and values of the school

Holy Trinity CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and governors to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks where applicable.  Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website. All new employees, volunteers and governors will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.  

We thank you for your interest in this role.  Please contact the school should you wish to arrange a tour.

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Holy Trinity C. of E. Primary School
Trinity Road, Gravesend, Kent,
DA12 1LU

01474 534746