Vacancy – SENDCo – NCD

SENDCo (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator)

Salary: NSP 1-9 (£24,765 – £40,418) depending on experience.

There will also be an additional Responsibility Allowance for undertaking this role of RA16 which is currently £4,277, pro rata.

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

Contract Type: Full time, some flexibility may be possible for the right candidate

Contract Term: Temporary – maternity cover from January 2021 until approximately December 2021

Start Date: January 2021

Closing Date: 9 December 2020

An exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of our organisational development

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring candidate to effectively lead and manage the SEND provision at the college to cover a period of maternity leave.  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.  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 Doncaster is a great place to work and study, with excellent results in both A level and BTEC qualifications.  The college was the top performing A level provider in Doncaster in 2019 DfE performance tables and has outstanding achievement rates. With 1300 students, New College Doncaster is an academic sixth form college offering a distinctive young adult ethos. Alongside its sister colleges, New College Pontefract and New College Bradford, the Trust presents exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to raising standards of education in the local community.  New College Doncaster delivers primarily A Level provision, alongside a number of Level 3 applied general qualifications and a very small amount of Level 2 provision.

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