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Sendco - Full-time

Beaver Green Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2060-95T
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS or UPS plus SEN £2,270
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:27/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 6th June 2022




This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic SENDCo of aspiring SENDCo to make a difference to our children.

We are looking for someone who is capable of initiating and developing effective strategies which enable our SEND pupils to achieve their very best and who is committed and passionate about their own professional and leadership development.

The SENDCo role is an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team and forms part of the Inclusion team. We have strong networks including a SEND leadership group within Swale Academies Trust and linking the Central Ashford Town Schools (CATS) network.

The candidate should be qualified SENDCo or, for the right candidate, show a willingness to complete the NASENCO award.

We have very high expectations of all staff and children and would expect the successful candidate to share in our vision and belief that success comes from developing a growth mindset which values effort and believes that anything is possible for all our students and staff.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold or be willing to work towards a recognised SENDCo qualification;
  • Be a strong leader, who is committed to providing the highest standards of provision for SEND pupils;
  • Be an excellent practitioner in the primary classroom;
  • Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional growth;
  • Embrace opportunities for research and development;
  • Be passionate about sharing best practice with colleagues across the school and the wider Trust.

We can offer:

  • A team of friendly, welcoming people to work collaboratively with;
  • A range of support from a strong team that will help to develop your practice;
  • Excellent professional development opportunities both within the school and across the Trust;
  • A strong supportive local community, including Governors and PTFA
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Eye test reimbursement;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts.
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Closing date – 27th May 2022 @ Midday – please note that we will be reviewing application forms on receipt and we may discontinue further receipt of applications before the closing date if suitably qualified candidates are identified.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Tina Oakley, Head of School at officebgpoffice@swale.at or 01233 621989.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates:  Week commencing 6th June 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

Beaver Green is a two form entry school in Ashford with a maintained nursery.

The school is sited in a new build with a number of outreach rooms alongside extensive playing fields and play areas.

The school works in partnership with other primaries within the Swale Academies Trust to ensure best practices are in place.

Beaver Green prioritises children’s learning and wellbeing to enable them to reach their full potential, the school has invested in the Read, Write, Inc Phonics scheme, in high quality Reading, Writing and Maths resources and in extracurricular provision.

Beaver Green values its links to parents and the local community and is pleased to offer a breakfast club from 8:00am.

Our aim at Beaver Green is to give our children the best possible learning experiences.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tina Oakley
  • Address:Beaver Green Primary School, Cuckoo Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5DA
  • Telephone: 01233621989
  • Email: bgpoffice@swale.at


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).