Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) ¦ Full time, full year, permanent ¦ MPS/UPS plus TLR payment up to 1c dependent on qualifications and experience ¦ Pension Scheme (TPS) + Employee Health Assistance Programme + Staff Wellbeing benefits ¦ Required to start as soon as possible

Newman RC College is an inclusive 11-16 voluntary aided school located in Oldham, ten minutes from Manchester city centre and the breath-taking Pennines. The school is situated in a new building with state-of-the-art facilities and enjoys excellent transport links. We are oversubscribed, judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2020 and subsequently awarded Greater Manchester School of the Year by Manchester Evening News. We are blessed to represent a ‘close-knit’, diverse and talented Catholic community that sees relationships with students and their families as integral to the success of every individual, as well as the belief that there are no limits to a child’s potential, irrespective of background.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual to the role of SENCO. The successful candidate should be well qualified, with the vision and energy to engage and empower young people and colleagues alike.

We are looking for applicants who have:

  • a commitment to providing quality and strategic SEND provision across the college
  • a determination to make a difference
  • excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • aspirations to progress in their professional careers
  • the enthusiasm to engage and support students

What we can offer you:

  • Experience of teaching in an Ofsted graded GOOD school (January 2020)
  • A well resourced and staffed SEND department
  • State of the art facilities, reprographics room and coloured printers in every hub, fully fitted IT equipment in every classroom and in-house IT team support
  • An outstanding opportunity for professional development and career progression
  • A dedicated staff wellbeing coordinator and college funded Employee Assistance Programme

(Please see the employer of choice booklet for further details).

It is essential that you support the college vision of “Dignity and Excellence” by upholding the college’s Catholic ethos and the fundamental belief that students must achieve their full learning potential.

Blessed John Henry Newman RC College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 13th February 2020 ¦ Interviews: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Please email completed applications to the following email address.

Hayley Cassell ¦ Senior HR Administrator ¦ Blessed John Henry Newman RC College ¦ Tel: 0161 785 8858 ext.3201 ¦ Email: h.cassell@newmanrc.oldham.sch.uk

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