Assistant SENCO and Exams Officer – Kidderminster– ASAP

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Posted 4 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Kidderminster
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Assistant SENCO and Exams Officer – Kidderminster– ASAP

* Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire
* Start date: ASAP
* Contract: Full Time Fixed Term until August 2023
* Hours: 37 per week, Term time including TED days plus 10 Days
* Pay rate: NIC Scale 5 Point 12 £20,321

An inclusive and nurturing Special Needs School in Kidderminster is seeking a Assistant SENCO and Exams Officer for a full time role starting ASAP until August 2023. The Assistant SENCO/Examinations Officer is responsible for the organisation and smooth running of both internal and external examinations as well as helping and implanting the safeguarding and welfare of students. The Officer acts as the primary liaison between the school and external examination bodies.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic school and team of staff, who go above and beyond for the education and welfare of the young people who attend.

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Charlotte from the Worcester office.

The School:
This ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Alternative Provision Free School educates pupils aged 11-17, with a broad range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH), Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Students reap the rewards of an innovative and bespoke curriculum by using Outdoor Education, delivering highly engaging and relevant lessons, they offer vocational, therapeutic and academic pathways according to need.

Assistant SENCO Main Duties:
* Support the SENCO with keeping all aspects of paperwork, including reports, records and policies up to date and actioned as appropriate
* Support all staff in understanding the needs of pupils with SEND and those entitled to pupil premium
* Contribute to ensuring good behaviour and discipline is maintained supporting staff in the implementation of appropriate policies and procedures
* Develop, promote and regularly monitor plans to ensure the needs of pupil premium pupils and pupils with SEND are met and that they are reflected in the school improvement plan
* Liase with staff, parents, external agencies and other schools to provide maximum support and ensure continuity of educational provision for pupils with SEND
* Ensure that pupils with SEND are enabled to share their views and that these are acted upon appropriately

Exams Officer Main Duties:
* Understand the regulations and requirements of all examinations held by the school, both internal and external
* Comply with all Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) and awarding body regulations and keep up to date with any changes to these
* Manage arrangements for the safe and secure receipt, checking and storing of examination papers and materials
* Contribute to development and review of examination-related school policies
* Work with the SENCO to ensure appropriate access arrangements and reasonable adjustments for appropriate pupils
* Manage the logistics for examination sessions, including timetabling, room booking, resources and staffing
* Carry out necessary administrative tasks related to the organisation of examination sessions
* Be familiar with data analysis reports and tools and be able to share results data with stakeholders as appropriate
* Arrange receipt and distribution of examination certificates to candidates

What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in joining us, please click ‘apply’ and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process.

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.