Westover Green School
The Clevedon Learning Trust (CLT) was launched on 1st January 2015. The CLT is currently formed in two geographical areas, Clevedon and Bridgwater. The CLT brings with it a new, innovative and student focussed approach to education within local communities.
The CLT will provide high quality education and experiences for children and families. We will achieve this through our formal school partnership, using the most effective teaching and learning strategies, the best resources and facilities and the clearest progression routes for our children from the age of 0 to 18.
Westover Green Community School and Autism Centre is a 4-11 Community Primary School in Bridgwater, Somerset (402 on roll). We are a successful, established school with an Autism Centre providing specialist provision. We provide a safe, secure, stimulating and motivational environment for each individual.
Required for September 2021
Permanent full-time non-teaching role
Qualified Teacher’s Upper Pay Scale up to UPS3 £41,604 plus TLR2b £4,782
We require a SENCo to have whole school responsibility for the area of Inclusion and be part of the Safeguarding team and the Senior Leadership Team.
The post holder will assist in the promotion, direction and oversight of high standards of teaching and learning, learner achievement and progression through effective provision for learners with inclusion needs (e.g. SEN, G&T, Vulnerable Children, PPG, EAL and pupils with disabilities) and will liaise closely with our teacher in charge of the Autism Centre.
The post holder must hold the SENCo qualification.
- Proven SENCO experience (desirable).
- SENCO qualification (essential).
- The ability to effectively support and advise colleagues and parents.
- An awareness of child protection issues as a member of the school’s safeguarding team.
- Strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills.
- Strength in building relationships with pupils and parents.
- A solution focussed approach to challenge.
- Teamwork skills.
- Enthusiasm, reliability, adaptability, integrity, resilience and excellent organisation skills.
We offer the support that comes with working in a large school with a very positive and caring ethos. The school is committed to the continuing self-professional development of staff members and the successful candidate will benefit from this during their period of work at the school.
Please telephone 01278 422943 for a discussion about the role or an appointment to visit (visits to the school are in accordance with Covid-19 guidance).
For a Job Description and Application form, please visit the school website:
Closing date for applications – Tuesday 4th May 2021
Interview date – w/c 10th May 2021
The school has a commitment to safeguarding children and has a culture of vigilance to support this. The post holder will be required to undergo an enhanced disclosure check before taking up employment.
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