SENCO- Uplands Manor Primary School

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Uplands Manor Primary School, Addenbrooke Road, Smethwick B67 6HT
Salary
Leadership point 1-4 (£47,185- £50,807 per annum)
Closing date
22 Feb 2024
Reference
SANDED000006741

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Sector
Education
Job Type
Schools / Academies - Leadership Roles
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Required for April 2024, or as soon as possible

There is an exciting opportunity to join the dedicated team at Uplands Manor Primary School as our SENCO.

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled practitioner who has the vision, expertise and determination to work tirelessly to improve outcomes for SEND children at Uplands Manor, alongside our Assistant Head Teacher for Pastoral and Inclusion.

The successful candidate will be part of our leadership team, and is expected to be an effective teacher with recent experience of working with or overseeing the provision for children with a range of SEND. 

The role will include:

  • A weekly teaching commitment in The Lodge – our SEND Unit for children with SLD
  • Having responsibility for the oversight and management of medical needs across the school
  • Supporting teachers and teaching assistants in planning to meet the needs of children with SEND
  • The line management of some of our teaching assistants working with children with SEND
  • Carrying out observations and assessments across school, and advising on provision
  • Working with families of children with complex needs
  • Leading meetings and engaging with external agencies
  • The analysis of data at school, local and national level and to use the data effectively to identify priorities for individual pupils’ progress as well as whole school improvement.
  • The completion of legal and statutory paperwork in relation to SEND

For an application pack, please contact Denise Fowler by email at denise.fowler@uplandsmanor.sandwel..sch.uk.  Alternatively, you can download application packs from our school website at www.uplandsmanor.sch.lfe.  Completed application forms should be returned by email directly to Denise Fowler at the email address above.

Key dates:

  • Applications will close at 12pm on Thursday 22nd February 2024
  • Interviews will take place on Monday 26th February 2024

 

Hours:

Full Time

Grade:

Leadership point 1-4 (£47,185- £50,807 per annum)    

Location:

Uplands Manor Primary School, Addenbrooke Road, Smethwick B67 6HT

Closing Date:

12pm on Thursday 22nd February 2024

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Job Description
Person Specification
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Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page; http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/Vision2030

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/council/values-behaviours

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

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Company info
Website
Telephone
0121 569 3300
Location
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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