SENDCo Assistant

Job Roles:
Teaching Assistant
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Special Needs
East Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
NJC14 - £17,772 FTE (£13,470.10 pro rata)
11th Jun 2019
Start Date:
David Ross Education Trust
Job Ref:


The David Ross Education Trust are now recruiting for a SENDCo Assistant, to join the Team at Skegness Grammar School, starting on 03 September 2019, 32.5hrs/week, 39 weeks/year.

About the role

To assist in managing the provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND); including promoting high quality teaching, effective use of resources, and high standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.
To assist the SENDCo in leading the provision for SEND within school.
To manage appropriate resources for Special Needs and Learning Support and ensure that they are used efficiently, effectively and safely
To develop curriculum resources to ensure that pupils identified as having SEND have the required levels of support
To support the SENDCo in managing the implementation of an inclusive curriculum.
Within the context of the academy’s aims and policies, to work with the SENDCo to develop and implement intervention groups and support.
To provide all those with involvement in Special Needs and Disability and Learning Support the support, challenge, information and development necessary to sustain motivation and secure improvement in learning.
To support learning of students as allocated by the SENDCo and in coordination with Directors of Learning.
To manage and maintain provision maps.
Full time teaching hours, term-time only, permanent position

Who we are looking for

Personal and/or professional development training relevant to this post.
GCSE grade A*-C (or equivalent) of NVQ level 2 Maths/Numeracy/English/literacy/ ICT
Developed listening and observational skills
Ability to maintain and promote positive relationships with children
Ability to relate well to students, be an effective role model and motivate students to achieve success
Ability to raise standards of attainment and aspiration
Professional manner at all times
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Strong numeracy and literacy skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Knowledge of the national curriculum and other relevant learning strategies/programmes of study
Salary & Benefits
£17,772 FTE - £13,470.10 pro rata.
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Join Us Now

To complete our application form, please click on 'apply for job'. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

Skegness Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The above post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
David Ross Education Trust
Tel: 01476 566801
Contact: Recruitment

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