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School SENCO - Part-time

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2117-179T
  • Posted:09/06/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN allowance
  • Start Date:January 2023 (or sooner if possible)
  • App Close Date:07/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


School Senco

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School is looking to recruit a SENCO to lead Special Educational Needs at the school, to realise the vision, ethos, values and policies of our school, ensuring we meet the statutory requirements with regard to all aspects of SEND.

You will need excellent communication and problem-solving skills; possess confidence and initiative; and have a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement provision for pupils with SEND. Previous SENCO experience within a school or Multi Academy Trust is essential.

The successful candidate will also have the following qualities:

  • High levels of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Ability to challenge others where required.
  • Ability to remain positive when facing challenges.


Role details:

Role:                  SENCO

Contract:            Permanent

Hours:                0.6 FTE 

Salary:               MPS/UPS + SEN allowance

Closing date:      7th July 2022 at 12.00pm  (please note that they vacancy may close early if a suitable applicant is found)

Interviews:         To be confirmed 

Start Date:         January 2023 (or sooner if possible)

Location:            Dartford Bridge Community Primary School

Please contact Sarah Smith (Headteacher) Tel: 01322 470678  or by email headteacher@dbcps.kent.sch.uk  to discuss the role in more detail




Information about the school

Learning innovation and Ubuntu are two elements that are vital to Dartford Bridge Community Primary School. Our curriculum ensures learning is engaging, exciting and relevant to the needs of our children in the multicultural and diverse DBCPS community. We are very proud to be part of Cygnus Academies Trust.

Following our opening in an award-winning new building in 2009 we are now at capacity being a two-form school from EYFS to Year 6. We also have a Nursery with capacity for 52 children. We are located on The Bridge community campus and more information about the local area can be found here: www.thebridgedartford.co.uk

Our Ubuntu philosophy is a very important part of who we are and what we believe in as a school and wider community. The school council, governors and parents are very involved in the continuing development of our school and working together to continually develop all aspects of our school and community life.

Please visit our website to see some of the exciting adventures that our staff and children embark on including; residential trips, street dance, art, drama, music and sports. These are just some of the exciting extra-curricular opportunities we provide and encourage our children to participate in.

Staff and pupils are proud to be a part of the local community and we believe you would see this clearly from any school visit. Join our exciting school that is rapidly improving and be part of the achievement of our pupils and staff.

Furthermore, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - the successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check. Please contact the school on 01322 470678 if you require further information.

We hope that you will take the time to find out a little more about us and look forward to meeting you soon.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Smith
  • Address:Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Birdwood Avenue, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5GB
  • Telephone: 01322470678
  • Email: sarah.smith@dbcps.kent.sch.uk


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).