SEN Team Leader
(EHCP students) Permanent
Teaching Assistant Role D
35 hrs pw, term-time only (work 39 weeks/paid 47.15 weeks)
NJC/LGA Scale 6 SCP 19-22
Actual Salary range £21,855 - £23,503
Based on April 2020 scale, pending uplift
Start date: As soon as possible
About the role
This is a hugely exciting role in our dedicated and dynamic Student Support team. A team that is a highly valued and integral to the inclusive and aspirational ethos of our school, where we seek to nurture the success and self belief of all of our students. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop as a practitioner and leader in Special Educational Needs supporting children with SEND to achieve and colleagues to develop in their practice. The role is ideal for those aspiring to other leadership positions in SEND or educational support more widely.
The strategic purpose of this role is to:
- Lead on the operational day to day management of support for a number of students with EHCPs, including the direction and management of Teaching Assistants.
- Demonstrate how to achieve and maintain high standards of support for students with SEND so that colleagues understand how to help students achieve the best outcomes.
- Collaborate with the SENCo to embed understanding and approaches that will improve the achievement and care of students with SEND
The students are grouped to reflect the categories of the Code of Practice and as Team Leader you would oversee the students within one of these groups.
- Cognition and Learning
- Physical and Sensory needs
- Communication and Interaction
- Social, Emotional, Mental Health
Each Team Leader will support the SENCo in leading Teaching Assistants through training, guidance and support. The SENCo/LA/Lead Professionals/external providers aim is to ensure each Team Leader becomes specialists in their field. Knowledge and expertise gained from their CPD is cascaded down to their teams.
The post holder will receive weekly coaching/support from the SENCo, along with other relevant CPD to ensure they can support others credibly, plan systematically and develop themselves.
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CVs alone will not be considered.
Closing date: Friday, 24th September – 12.00 noon
Interview date: To be confirmed
Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:
Nevill Avenue, Hove, BN3 7BW, email: email@example.com
School Office: (01273) 736244
Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.
Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.