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SEN Early Years Lead

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Job description

Early Years Lead

Interview date: 03/12/2019

Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-time

Key Stage: Foundation Stage

Salary Details: MPS + SEN + Fixed term TLR

Hours of Work: Full time

Job/Person Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a close knit team in an ‘Outstanding’ local school. The school are growing to provide placements for a larger number of children and have brand new refurbished spaces to enable this. This includes opening a new classroom within the school and now looking for a dynamic, ambitious and effective class teacher who can lead on the development of the lower school provision.

If you are interested in the role please read the details below and apply if you believe you can relate to the points raised:

You will have

  • Extensive knowledge of the EYFS framework and the SEND Code of Practice;
  • Significant experience of using the framework in and across specialist SEND settings;
  • Commitment to ensuring that all pupils reach their potential through a thoroughly personalised approach to teaching and learning;
  • Strong interpersonal skills that enables you to get the very best out of the range of professionals you will work with;
  • Significant credibility and confidence in leading teams and are able to design and provide high quality CPD across the department;
  • An aspiration for developing your leadership skills to a senior level within 2- 3 years’ time.

You will be

  • A highly effective classroom practitioner who is ambitious about outcomes for pupils with SEND and their families;
  • Solution focused and able to identify creative ways to solve challenges and influence others positively to embrace alternative solutions:
  • Passionate about SEND and effective curriculum design;
  • Research informed regarding teaching and learning practice, priding yourself in being up to date with relevant research across the sector;
  • Consistent, reliable and approachable with a strong history of supporting teams effectively;
  • Aspiring to a senior leadership position in 2-3 years.


Please contact Alex on the details provided, or 02380836648, for further information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.This will be a temporary position and may go permanent at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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