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SEN Team Leader (TA Role D)

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SEN Team Leader (EHCP students) - Teaching Assistant Role D


35 hrs pw, term-time only (work 39 weeks/paid 47.15 weeks)

NJC/LGA Scale 6 SCP 19-22 -  Actual Salary range £21,855 - £23,503
Based on April 2020 scale, pending uplift

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Job Profile

This is a hugely exciting role in our dedicated and dynamic Student Support team. A team that is a highly valued and integral to the inclusive and aspirational ethos of our school, where we seek to nurture the success and self belief of all of our students. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop as a practitioner and leader in Special Educational Needs supporting children with SEND to achieve and colleagues to develop in their practice. The role is ideal for those aspiring to other leadership positions in SEND or educational support more widely.

The strategic purpose of this role is to:

The students are grouped to reflect the categories of the Code of Practice and as Team Leader you would oversee the students within one of these groups.

Each Team Leader will support the SENCo in leading Teaching Assistants through training, guidance and support. The SENCo/LA/Lead Professionals/external providers aim is to ensure each Team Leader becomes specialists in their field. Knowledge and expertise gained from their CPD is cascaded down to their teams.

The post holder will receive weekly coaching/support from the SENCo, along with other relevant CPD to ensure they can support others credibly, plan systematically and develop themselves.

If you are interested in applying for this role please complete and return an application form by the closing date to Amanda Brasington, PA to the Head Teacher, via email to

CVs alone will not be considered.

Closing date: Friday, 24th September – 12.00 noon
Interview date: TBC

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.
Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).