Assistant SENDCo

Title Assistant SENDCo
Salary Grade F £14.86 – £16.71
Job term Permanent
Appointment type Term Time 39 weeks per year 8:45am – 5pm
Interview date w/c 07/06/2021
Closing date 02/06/2021 at 1pm

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1250 students aged 11-16 on role and have a genuinely comprehensive intake. Our philosophy is grounded on the belief that ‘we are here to help children succeed: it’s that simple’.

We are a cooperative trust school and have recently joined a formal federation with Heathcoat Primary and Rackenford C of E Primary School.

We are seeking to recruit an Assistant SENDCo to lead and manage aspects of Special Educational Needs and assist the SENDCo in leading the provision for SEND within the school.

The successful candidate will lead, develop and be responsible for interventions and appropriate curriculum courses. You will provide clear guidance and oversight of the Teaching Assistants in conjunction with the SENDCo and complete all relevant referrals and paperwork needed to support SEND students under the Code of Practice, 2014.

They will take on the role of Assistant SENDCo to support high quality teaching, effective use of resources and high standards of learning and achievement for all pupils You will line manage two Area Leads, as set out under the Code of Practice 2014.

An important part of this role will be as a tutor in the Support Centre when required.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

If you are willing to go the extra mile and share our ambition to provide an outstanding education to fantastic children, then we would welcome your application.

For further information of for an application pack please telephone Meg Hepworth on 01884 256655 or email, or visit