Apply online SENCO

Ref 178864
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 21/02/2022 
Closing Date Noon 31/01/2022

Tel: 01282 865597
School website:
Roll: 370
We are seeking to appoint a candidate who has experience in SEN and who has a track record for improving outcomes for children.

Additional information is included in the attached pack.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice.

You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. 
Essential Qualifications
  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English & Maths
  • Have a degree in a relevant subject
  • Have QTS
  • To hold the National Award in Special Needs Coordination (Or a commitment to obtain within 3 years of taking up the post, or relevant experience as a SENCO for more than 12 months)
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Be a trained first aider
  • Be familiar with end of KS testing
  • Have taught at KS1 and KS2 for at least two years
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working with and caring for pupils with SEND
  • Experience of working in line with expectations in the Ofsted framework regarding effective teaching and learning.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Have knowledge and experience of the SEN Code of Practice
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please email Rachel Lonsdale with your details and we will arrange for the Headteacher to call you back.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached. Rachel Lonsdale, Operations Manager. Rachel Lonsdale, Operations Manager

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.