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Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo)Ref: DON/18/00376

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
Based at: Sheep Dip Lane Primary School
Salary details: MPS/UPS £22,917 - £38,633 dependent upon experience and qualifications plus SEN allowance 
Job details: Flexible Hours, Various, Permanent
Closing date: 24 May 2018
Interview date:
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Required: Ideally 1st Sept 2018 but will consider 1st Jan 2019

Hours: Flexible – to be discussed

Could you inspire our children to love learning and achieve great outcomes?  Are you a caring, highly committed teacher with a desire for success?

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a skilled teacher with a desire to be an enthusiastic dedicated Special Educational Needs Coordinator.  You may be an experienced or aspiring SENCo and able to demonstrate good practice caring and sensitive to individual needs.

Our children are at the heart of everything we do.  They need to feel safe and happy in a place where we nurture and develop their independent learning skills and respect for both themselves and others.

We inspire our children by providing a creative curriculum, using innovative practice that responds to the children’s needs and enables them to lead their own learning.  We equip our children with the skills required for the 21st century.  We fully understand that children only get one go at being a child so aim to guide our children to develop their life skills so they can contribute positively to a cohesive society and fulfil their great potential.

We welcome applications from candidates who can bring with them demonstrable knowledge and expertise with regards to children with statement and SEN needs.  The Governors would relish the opportunity to receive applications from candidates at all stages in their career.

If you are an outstanding practitioner, with a drive to be part of something exciting then this is the opportunity for you.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A qualified teacher with proven experience to support individual children with a statement or specific SEN need.
  • An outstanding, dynamic classroom practitioner with an excellent understanding of how children learn.
  • Passionate about providing an engaging and rich learning experience.
  • Able to work collaboratively with staff, senior leaders, governors and professionals.

We can offer you:

  • Fantastic children who enjoy learning and are keen to achieve their best. 
  • A supportive and pleasant working environment. 
  • An opportunity to be part of a team with a drive to be outstanding, a school with high aspirations and a determination to reach the highest standards, with staff who work together to improve practice and outcomes for all children.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join this team and ‘make a difference’.

Visits by prospective candidates are very welcome.  However, we do have a tight turnaround so visits will be Wed & Thurs 23 & 24th at 4.00 – 4.15pm.  Please telephone on 01302 842464 to book a space if you feel you would like to find out more about us. 

Application forms are available from the right side of the screen and should be returned to Mrs F. Parish, Head Teacher, Sheep Dip Lane Primary School. Sheep Dip Lane, Dunscroft Doncaster DN7 4AU, or emailed to sdlp@sheepdiplane.doncaster.sch.uk. Please note no CV’s will be accepted.

Closing Date:  24th May 2018 at 23:00

Shortlisting: 25th May 2018

Interviews: Potentially Thursday 31st May, 2018

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults

We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council, please visit http://www.doncaster.gov.uk

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