Vacancy – SENDCo – NCB

(Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator)

Salary: NSP 1-9 (£23,396 – £38,748) depending on experience.  Actual salary £14,435 – £23,908.

A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.

Contract Type: Part time (approximately 0.6 fte – 3 days a week).

Contract Term: Permanent

Start Date: 27 August 2019

Closing Date: Friday 22 February 2019

This role may potentially be combined with another position available in order to create a full time role.

Applications should be submitted to

An Exciting Opportunity to Join a Dynamic New Team!

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring candidate to effectively lead and manage the SEND provision at the college.  You will lead on the vision, development and evaluation of the SEND provision as well as the day-to-day operations of managing the Study Support Team and staff timetabling, therefore excellent time management and organisational skills are required.

The successful candidate will have QTS and an understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and how this relates to an educational setting.  We are looking for an individual who already has, or is willing to work towards, a SENDCo qualification and a Specialist Assessor qualification. You will be responsible for the identification of students with special educational needs and/or medical issues, co-ordinating annual reviews and Individual Education Plans and applying on-line for student access arrangements.  Liaising with feeder schools, parents, students, staff and other Trust SENDCos and external organisations to ensure the best possible support for students, therefore excellent communication skills are essential for the role.

New College Bradford is a 16-19 free school which will open in September 2019, initially with 500 students, rising to 1200 by September 2021.  The college sits within the New Collaborative Learning Trust, a multi-academy trust established by New College Pontefract (an Ofsted outstanding provider).  We believe that students at New College Bradford should enjoy high-quality teaching and learning underpinned by a culture of high expectations, challenge and support, both for students and staff, which will enable young people in Bradford to secure high-quality qualifications to support them into employment, training and higher education.

Working in a new campus, you will join a focused and driven team at the cutting-edge of teaching and learning, with an unwavering desire to make a real difference in improving the life chances of the young people of Bradford.  New College Bradford will primarily deliver A Levels, alongside a number of Level 3 Applied General qualifications.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.