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Assistant SENCO - Full-time

Mascalls Academy , Paddock Wood

  • Ref:KCC886-5439-74S
  • Posted:03/10/2022
  • Pay:Actual salary £18,270 - £19,495
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/10/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a proactive, resourceful and professional person to join the Learning Support department as Assistant SENCO. Working closely with the SENCO, you will play a vital role in ensuring students with SEND have the full level of support to maximise their potential. 

This is an exciting, challenging and varied role that will suit an experienced professional who is able to work on their own initiative, as well as being a highly proactive team player.

The Assistant SENCO (Access Arrangements) will be responsible for the provision of assessment, support and guidance for students with additional needs. They will also plan individual learning programmes and support as a result of assessment, review progress and feedback to teachers. They will work with all members of staff to provide strategies and guidance in supporting students both in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis.​​​​​​​ We are looking for an ambitious individual who wishes to train to become a SENCO in the future. 

​​​​​​​This is a full time, permanent opportunity offering an actual salary of £18,270 - £19,495 (£21,801 - £23,262 full time equivalent) based on 37 hours, Term Time only.


Information about the school

Working with us at Mascalls Academy: Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”. Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

​​​​​Aims and ethos: We aim to provide a culture that supports our students in developing their character to its fullest potential and to achieve excellence across a broad range of academic curricular and co-curricular programs.

We encourage the individual and celebrate as a collective. We understand that our achievements reflect positively on us all, our achievements represent. Represent our academy, represent our parents and families and represent our individual character.

We have unapologetically high expectations – and as a result our students succeed personally, and we are proud.

"Mascalls Academy is a high achieving, mixed, multi-disciplinary comprehensive academy with outstanding arts and sports facilities. We pride ourselves on academic excellence and strength of individual character within a culture of aspiration and success." - Principal Will Monk

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01892 835648


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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.