SEND Manager: SEMH Lead
  • Employer: Christleton High School
  • Reference: CHS/22/211038
  • Published: Mon 12/09/2022, 16:53 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Term-time, plus 1 week in the school holidays
  • Salary: Grade 8, SCP23 - SCP28
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Christleton High School, Cheshire

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SEND Manager: SEMH Lead

Permanent, 37 hours a week – 39 weeks per year

(term time, plus 1 week in the school holidays)

Start date: January 2023

Salary: Grade 8, SCP 23 - SCP 28

(£28,226 - £32,798 full-time equivalent; pro-rata for 39 weeks per year)

An exciting opportunity is available for the right candidate to join our busy Student Services team at Christleton High School. The post holder will lead the schools additional learning provision for a small group of students who are, at times, unable to access mainstream lessons due to behavioural, emotional or mental health issues. You should have an understanding of the statutory nature of education welfare work, a good standard of education and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will need to be confident communicating with children, parents, a range of stakeholders and our wider community. Training and mentoring will be provided as part of the induction process.

We are a fabulous team and we all enjoy working together to improve access to education and outcomes for our children. This is an exciting new role offering a varied and challenging key position in a busy and rewarding working environment with access to continuous professional development, as part of a highly functioning team. This new role has been developed to enhance the excellence of provision already offered in safeguarding, SEND and inclusion within our Student Services department. Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification and who have the vision, values and tenacity to join an amazing team and help continue the journey towards excellence. Please note, you will also be required to contribute to the whole school’s planning activities and operate at all times within the schools stated policies and practices.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a successful school within a well-established trust. Both the trust and school have a strong inclusive ethos and an inherent drive for quality. We believe that Christleton is a great place to work. Results and facilities are excellent, the students are well motivated and the school is situated in lovely surroundings. We try to live by the maxim “Happy, Hardworking and Caring” and expect that all staff should be a role model for these three characteristics.

An application form and job information pack are available from the vacancies section of our website. You should also include a supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4, explaining why you believe you are the right person for the job.  The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Monday 3rd October, with interviews to be held w/c 10th October 2022.


How to Apply

Please go to the vacancies section of our school website for a job information pack and an application form. Completed application forms should be emailed to:

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