HLTA Assistant SENCO
SP22-26* £27,514 - £30,984 ( £19,103.93 - £21,513.27 actual)
30 hours a week TTO. *Depending on Qualifications
To support the SENCO in ensuring that all students with Special Needs have an appropriate provision, that they receive a broad well-balanced and relevant education and make good progress.
- To ensure SEND students are identified in line with SEND policy
- To ensure all identified SEND students have appropriate support and intervention in place
- To work with the SENCO and support them in the day to day running of the SEND unit
- Enhance the practice of other staff by being an example of good practice and a role model within the SEND team and across the Academy
- Coach and model good SEND support for other staff as necessary to raise standards
- Liaise with teaching staff and the SENCO to ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for SEND students, in accordance with the aims of the Academy and the curricular policies determined by the Principal
- To ensure that relevant external agencies are involved as appropriate to enhance the support provision delivered to students
- Be responsible for creating a stimulating and challenging learning environment, which secures effective learning support and delivers high standards of achievement, behaviour and discipline in the SEND areas
- Work with the Transition Team to ensure the smooth transfer of SEND students from partner primary schools
- Work with appropriate colleagues to ensure the smooth transition of SEND students into post 16 provision
- Ensure a safe working and learning environment through application of appropriate risk assessments
- To use pupil progress data effectively to monitor the progress of SEND children and to intervene accordingly
- To create Personal Profiles using external agency reports, parental information and pupil 1-1 meetings, developing strategies to support teaching and learning
- Transition post 16. Liaise with the Careers Advisor to best support all students. To arrange taster sessions and support with college applications and interviews if appropriate.
- Identify suitable courses and college providers recognising the additional needs of individuals. Provide written reports, forward JCQ documentation and conduct SEND core meetings for individuals with college SENCOs
- Conduct home visits and meetings off site
- To meet and support the educational needs of students who are dual registered if they have recognised needs. Attend 6-12 weekly review meetings at off-site provisions, PRU/ home educated (currently not doing this but have done so up until last year)
- To collate information, identify and facilitate with the assessments of students who are recognised and in need of EP, SALT, HI, VI support. To act as a direct contact with these professionals whilst on site
- To assist and complete in line with external agency recommendation, creating evidence needed to support applications for additional funding to meet significant learning needs
- To line manage staff and conduct formal appraisals in line with Oasis policies and supporting professional development within the SEND team
- Gather information to support the production of EHCPs to ensure all students have the correct support in place
- Gather information and attend annual reviews for students with EHCPs
- To assist with the placement of the LSAs to lessons, observe and quality assure their performance in lessons
- To attend meeting with parents and professionals and feedback to all relevant staff
Oasis Community Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS check.
For further information regarding this post, please contact Daniel Scott, Deputy Principal
Closing date: 9.00am 24th May 2022
For an application form and information pack please email: email@example.com or telephone: 01472 871811.