SENDCo for Primary School

Cambridgeshire, PE16 Michelle Siwiec
Temporary/Full Time £ - £

Posted 27 days ago

Our school is a vibrant and inclusive primary school located in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire. The school is dedicated to providing a nurturing and supportive learning environment for its students, including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). We are currently seeking an Interim SENDCo to join the team and continue their mission of inclusive education.

Role Overview:

As an Interim SENDCo, you will play a crucial role in supporting students' educational development and well-being with SEND. This is a non-teaching position dedicated to ensuring the provision of practical support, guidance, and coordination of SEND practices within the school.

Key Responsibilities:

-Assessment and Identification: Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external agencies to identify and assess SEND students' needs.

-Support Planning: Develop and implement personalized support plans, ensuring they are regularly reviewed and adjusted.

-Training and Guidance: Provide training and guidance to school staff on best practices for supporting -students with SEND.

-Compliance: Ensure the school's SEND policies and practices meet statutory requirements.

-Parental Engagement: Foster positive relationships with parents and involve them in their child's educational journey.

-Monitoring and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of SEND students' progress and provide regular reports to senior leadership.


-NASEN (National Association for Special Educational Needs) Award Certificate or equivalent.

-Relevant experience in a SENDco or similar role.

-Knowledge of current SEND legislation and best practices.


Why Choose Simply Education?

-Access to a wide network of schools and opportunities in Cambridgeshire.

-Flexibility to choose your preferred working hours and roles.

-Competitive daily rates and supportive payment process.

-Ongoing professional development and training.

You can also utilise the numerous benefits we offer;

· Your very own dedicated consultant who is there to cater to your specific needs.

· A variety of daily, short, and long-term positions and permanent roles.

· Competitive rates of pay and choice of umbrella or PAYE.

· No need for the completion of time sheets

· A variety of online interactive CPD courses with certificate certification on many.

· Access to our Educational Development Team to support you with interview preparation and progression within your career

· £75 reward scheme for each Teacher you introduce to us after they’ve worked 10 days.

· Access to your availability area via the Simply Education website.

At Simply Education, we prioritize your ability to excel in your role, benefiting both the children you work with and the schools you support. We want you to genuinely enjoy your work, which is why our former Assistant Principals provide FREE CPD sessions. These sessions aim to share classroom strategies that have proven successful through over 1200 classroom observations. Our courses cater to roles such as supply teachers, cover supervisors, and teaching assistants. They offer a solid foundation and allow for progression through CPD-certified twilight courses. These courses cover essential topics such as behaviour management, de-escalation practices, effective feedback, differentiation, questioning techniques, removing barriers to learning, and teacher talk. We offer diverse courses to support your work with young children (EYFS), children with special educational needs (including autism & ADHD), and more, catering to aspiring teaching assistants. So, what are you waiting for?

Please click ‘apply now’ or call the Cambridgeshire team of Simply Education.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role within education, please still contact your local consultant the Cambridgeshire office for a confidential discussion on your career and the different opportunities that are available.

· All candidates who register with Simply Education will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the Update Service.

· All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course or provide a certificate dated within the last three years.

· All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.


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