Assistant SENDCo

Assistant SENDCo

September 2022

37 Hours per week, 38 weeks per annum
Salary Range: SO1, point 24-25 (full Time Equivalent £29,174 p.a pro rata.
(08:30-16:30 Monday – Thursday, 08:30-1600 Friday)
Actual Annual Pay £24,343 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Assistant SENDCo to support our SEND team at Dawlish College.  This is an exciting post that will offer you the chance to work with a range of staff to meet the needs of those students who have been identified as requiring alternative provision. We need a colleague who is creative, able to plan and implement effective action to substantially improve the outcomes of some of our most vulnerable students. To accelerate the progress of pupils and demonstrate significant impact through their work with the department. As Assistant SENDCo you will assist in the management of the DSEN team as well as working closely with students, parents/carers, other staff and outside agencies to identify, assess and meet the needs of students with special educational needs. A key part of the role is the management of learning intervention programmes, ensuring students make good progress.

Please see the job description and person specification for further details regarding this post.

Dawlish College is a vibrant and exciting place to be. As a relatively small school we have the luxury of knowing every young person as an individual whilst also being able to offer every opportunity. Working collaboratively, having fun and enjoying what we do is at the heart of what it means to work with us and we believe that this is why students thrive, our outcomes are strong and we are growing year on year.

Dawlish College is part of Estuaries Multi Academy Trust.  At Estuaries Multi Academy Trust, we have exceptional expectations of our students and staff and we welcome applicants who share our commitment to place student learning at the centre of everything we do.  Our induction programme is excellent, and all staff are involved in an innovative CPD programme.  Estuaries Trust is an inspiring place to work, with staff who are dedicated to increasing opportunities, maximising outcomes and improving the life chances of all pupils and families that we serve, and to nurture, develop and grow the talent of staff.

You will have high expectations of student achievement and behaviour, good communication skills and a commitment to working as part of a team.

If you like what you see and read and believe that you can support us in continuing to achieve great things here at Dawlish College, then do get in touch.

Deadline for applications: 20th June 2022 at 09:00
Interview date: 24th June 2022
Start date: 1 September 2022

Completed applications should be sent via email to:

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date, Estuaries Multi Academy Trust reserves the rights to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment.  If successful, you will undergo Disclosure and Barring Service and employment checks.

Assistant SENDCo Job Description 

Assistant SENDCo Person Specification

Application Form