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SEN Officer

King Ecgbert School
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade 4 £24,294 to £26,421 FTE
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
11th April 2024 11:59 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1409728

Contract Type: 37 hours, 39 weeks

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: Grade 4 £24,294 to £26,421 FTE

Actual Salary: £20,896 to £22,725 (with under 5 years' service)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Thursday 11 April 2024

The School

King Ecgbert School is a highly successful school at the heart of Mercia Learning Trust. We pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional quality of education to learners from all backgrounds aged 11-18.

Our school is exceptionally strong - rated outstanding by Ofsted and has academic results that are consistently ‘well above average’.

This is a truly comprehensive school serving both disadvantaged and highly affluent communities. We are committed to providing outstanding education for all in a safe, happy, and positive learning environment.

The Role

King Ecgbert School is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and talented SEN Officer to drive and further develop the safeguarding culture. This is a permanent Grade 4 role (37 hours/39 weeks per year), with a start in the Spring Term.

The Candidate

An experienced administrator, with proven success, you will have the vision, enthusiasm, and drive to build on the strong foundations that already exist in the department. Innovative and resilient you will have an unwavering commitment to supporting all students, but in particular, those with SEN.

We are looking for staff who are enthusiastic and are keen to make a difference. You'll be eager to learn and work well with others, and you'll bring vision, enthusiasm, and determination. You'll also be inventive and flexible. We are seeking candidates who are dedicated to serving a diverse community and bring with them experiences and viewpoints that will enhance our efforts.

The successful candidate will:-

•     Act as first point of contact for the SEN team, communicating with parents, carers and professionals as appropriate and forging good working relationships with them, and our students

•     Provide advice and guidance for staff, students and others

•     Effectively manage a busy and complex workload - ensuring relevant statutory and non-statutory documentation is completed in line with the SEN Code of Practice

•     Have the ability to deal sensitively and discreetly with students and a wide range of stakeholders

•     Have a cool head, unflappable nature and sense of humour


Safeguarding Statement:

King Ecgbert 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.