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Callington Community College

Callington Community College

Callington Community College

Director of SEND

Salary: Leadership (L6-L10)

Start Date: September 2023


We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced SENDCO to join our team with a passion for working with young people to ensure they receive the education they deserve.

You will be an exemplary practitioner with a proven record of expertise in Special Educational Needs.  You will bring a wealth of experience of working with young people with a range of additional needs and will have an excellent understanding of the SEN Code of Practice.

You will support the strategic direction and development of SEND provision across our College.  You will inspire a team of teaching assistants to ensure that our students with additional needs have full access to the curriculum and create a culture where collaborative learning is highly valued.  Your role will be pivotal in liaising with parents and outside professionals, especially as the role entails having overall responsibility for the quality of the annual review process and ensuring outcomes from Education Health and Care Plans are planned for and met.

Administrative responsibilities of the role are significant but ably supported by a strong team.  You will need great organisation and time-management skills to balance a busy and varied workload.  Duties will include designing and delivering interventions with students in the classroom and implementing the College strategy.  You may also have classroom teaching duties.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from the College’s website or by e-mailing

Callington Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance, which will include, if appropriate, a letter of good conduct from any country in which an applicant has worked or lived in within the last 5 years; plus prudent checks of references and employment history.  The interview will include questions about safeguarding children.

Closing date:  Tuesday 30 May 2023

Interviews will take place during week commencing 5 June 2023