Operational SENDCo

Actual Salary: £31,997 per annum (enhancement may be considered for an exceptional candidate)

Full Time, Permanent – Required for September 2021

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and solution focused Operational SENDCo to join the SEND Team at Poltair. This exciting opportunity will see the successful candidate play a vital role in implementing the current SEND strategy. This position would be suitable for a Qualified Teacher or an Unqualified Teacher with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the role.

As an integral member of the team, key duties will include identifying and supporting students who are experiencing barriers to learning, creating Student Passports and leading Passport Review meetings periodically throughout the year. The successful candidate will line manage a team of Teaching Assistants and will be responsible for their deployment. Other duties include supporting students with an EHCP and those identified as SEN Support through key transition points. As the Operational SENDCo, you will be available to support students and parents on Information and Parents Evenings throughout the year. The Operational SENDCo will also be part of the Safeguarding Team at Poltair.

At Poltair School, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced and highly motivated, yet supportive environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes.

Poltair is a school steeped in history on an exponential journey of success, supported as part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’.  This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all. 

Application forms and full details are available to download from https://celtrust.org/join-us/vacancies

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Joe McGovern, Trust Lead SENDCo, via email: jmcgovern@celtrust.org      

Closing Date:          9.00am Monday 10th May 2021

 Interview Date:   Week commencing 17th May 2021