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SEND Officer

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SEND Officer

Up to £26,829 per annum pro rata

Required for 29.5 hours per week (4 days), please note a minimum of 3 days (22 hours) will be considered.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and provide an outstanding service for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Working closely with curriculum teams and external agencies, you will be committed to enabling students to learn, achieve and progress, aligned to our strategic aims, and with regard to the 0–25 SEND Code of Practice (2014).

You should have good knowledge and understanding of the requirements for education providers arising from the 0–25 SEND Code of Practice (2014), and a relevant degree or equivalent in demonstrable experience.

We are looking for potential, not an exact match.  We recognise you may not meet all of the essential criteria but if you have experience of SEND, initiative, good communication skills and can work as part of a team, we would like to hear from you.

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Closing date: 12 Noon Friday 11 August 2023

Interview date:  to be arranged

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Ipswich, Suffolk
Closing date
11/08/2023 12:00
Interview date
To be confirmed

Additional information

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria.  All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

We do not recognise any agencies or search agencies acting on our behalf unless they have been officially engaged. Applicants should apply to us directly and not be persuaded to go via an agency.

The college will not recognise any agency fees for recruitment activities unless an active engagement linked to a specific role has been agreed.

The college will not pay fees associated with CVs or applicants who are sent to the college via agencies on a speculative basis or in response to college adverts.

Agencies should refrain from sending CVs to anyone working for the college on a speculative basis. The college will make approaches to agencies via our HR team if we feel that we need assistance with a post.