Orchard Education, 1 Sargon Waylin, Great Grimsby Business Park, Grimsby, DN37 9PH

Employer: Orchard Education

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full Time

Closing: 30th April 2024

We are looking for a dedicated and highly skilled Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) to join our passionate team at The Orchard School.

The successful candidate will be a qualified and passionate SENDCo who is a committed and tireless advocate for children with SEN who face challenges in accessing the curriculum.

The successful candidate will need a a can-do attitude and will have drive and boundless enthusiasm. Our SENCO must have a positive outlook, model best practice to the team and consistently strive for the very best for all of our learners.

We have a full cohort of learners who all have Education, Health & Care plans and require a full time SENCo to coordinate families, colleagues, and outside agencies in the update of these plans.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an excellent understanding of SEND legislation, policies and best practice
  • Manage the consultation process ensuring adherence to the statutory timeframes.
  • Lead on the development of SEN policy and provision with in the school
  • Adhere to the NELC/LCC framework around annual reviews
  • Is supportive of the ethos and mission of the school
  • Is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all learners.

We can offer you:

  • A great learning and working environment and welcoming and enthusiastic staff and pupils who are thoroughly rewarding to work with
  • Continued CPD opportunities throughout the year
  • The opportunity to be a part of the schools continuing journey of improvement to be outstanding, working with a dedicated and hardworking staff, supportive parents and active Governance
  • Private health care package
  • Career progression opportunities within the school and the wider Melrose cohort

The Orchard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant with require an enhanced DBS and other safer recruitment checks, with references being taken up before interview.

Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit or for more information please contact Steven Broderick, Principal – 01472 898498 Or for an application pack please email Claire – chodgesbrooks@orchardhumber.co.uk

Closing date: 30th April 2024

Interviews: To be confirmed