Tipton, West Midlands Horizon Care and Education

Want to work for a company with great values? Are you compassionate? Inspiring? Dependable? Collaborative? Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for an inspirational SENCO at Dudley Port School in Tipton.

Dudley Port School provides specialist education and support for 11-16 year olds with Social, Emotional, Mental Health difficulties and an Education, Health and Care Plan.

At Horizon Care and Education, our SENCOs are supported by Headteachers, Operational Directors and the Managing Director of Education Services. This structure of support allows Senior Leadership Teams to focus on and deliver the best outcomes for children, young people, and their families.

To be our SENCo, you'll be a multi-talented professional, you'll have great leadership and communication skills; endless enthusiasm, resilience and vision, and a commitment to both the education and the achievement of each young person.

Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

The successful applicants will need:

  • Must hold a SENCO Qualification or be close to completing
  • Must have a QTS status
  • Make a valuable contribution to the offering that young people receive at the school as part of the provision of high-quality teaching and learning.
  • Have some experience of working effectively with local authorities.
  • Have a passion for ensuring all young people succeed.
  • Be able to work effectively within a supportive, committed, and successful staff team.
  • Have high aspirations for themselves and others, and a commitment to further development.
  • Have a robust understanding of SEND Code of practice
  • An understanding of SEMH education and how to support the additional needs associated with SEMH pupils.

Why work for us?

  • Competitive salary - We're committed to recognising your hard work and offer a competitive salary.
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics.
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to 500 per referral.
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa.
  • Community and wellbeing - Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.
  • Cashback healthcare plan

To start your education journey with Horizon, click apply now!

Horizon Care and Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming application from all sections of the community.


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