SENCo Practitioner (Permanent)

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Education and Childcare Recruitment

SENCo Practitioner (Permanent)

Location: Hambledon

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start date: September 2021

A lovely pre-school in Hambledon are looking for a Pre-School Manager for a September 2021 start.

SENCo Practitioner Role:

As SENCO You will be responsible for the day to day operation of the setting’s Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Inclusion Policy to ensure that children with Special Educational Needs are fully included into the early years setting.

  • To keep a profile of children with special educational needs.
  • To observe and support children as appropriate on the special educational needs profile.
  • To support and advise Key Workers, Learning Support Assistants etc. as appropriate, in how to include children’s needs in the setting.
  • To arrange, organise and review support for individual children.
  • To keep Key Workers and Learning Support Assistants up to date with SEN
  • Encourage personal development through courses and INSET
  • To meet with parents regularly to maintain good relationships and to keep parents informed about their child’s progress.
  • To take the lead in managing provision for children at early years action, early years action plus and for children with Statements.
  • To review individual children’s IEPs termly as appropriate.
  • To write detailed education reports about individual children for other professionals and parents.
  • To review statements via annual and interim review meetings.
  • To meet at least termly with the Area SENCO.


Requirements of a SENCo Practitioner

  • Level 3 NVQ or Children and Young person’s workforce (or equivalent)
  • Previous SENCO experience in an Early Years setting; an in-depth working knowledge of the EYFS & current Ofsted Statutory Guidance.
  • Knowledge and proven practical experience of implementing good quality learning opportunities.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents.
  • Ability to support individual practitioners in implementing the approach for individual children.
  • Ability to respond to concerns and identify ways to improve children’s progress and outcomes.
  • Calm and caring nature.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to young children and families.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional attitude.
  • The ability to respect confidentiality of information.
  • Reliable, enthusiastic, flexible personality
  • Willingness to undertake further relevant training.
  • Health cleared for the role.
  • Relevant EY Paediatric First Aid Training.
  • An understanding and commitment to equal opportunities.

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