We are looking to appoint a temporary SEN Learning Leader to cover a period of maternity leave and support our SENCO.
The successful applicant will support the SENCO by providing administrative support and act as a team leader to the Teaching Assistants in the absence of the SENCO. The role will include running our Coaching Centre over lunchtime to provide support and appropriate activities for vulnerable pupils. These pupils may be vulnerable as a result of difficulties in Communication and Interaction, Cognition and Learning, Social, Emotional and Mental Health, Sensory and/or Physical abilities and Self-care and Independence or Health. Applicants should have a good knowledge of SIMS, current SEND legislation and Gloucestershire’s Graduated Pathway for the early help and support of children, young people and their families. Applicants should also be competent in the use of Word and Excel, have excellent organisation skills and excellent interpersonal skills, as well as empathy enabling them to work effectively with pupils.
The post is for term time plus one week for Inset Days. The successful applicant will work 32.5 hours per week, working from 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break from 11.55am - 12.25pm each day. A letter to applicants, further information about the role of SEN Learning Leader, and an application form are all available via the website, where candidates will also find further information about our school. Prospective candidates would be welcome to contact Allison Boucher, Head's PA to arrange a visit to the school.
Completed application forms should reach the school no later than 9am on Friday 27 September 2019. Interviews are provisionally scheduled to take place on Thursday 3 October 2019. We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils and employment is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and receipt of satisfactory references.
Cirencester Deer Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.