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Senco - Full-time

Seal CE Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3035-267L
  • Posted:31/10/2022
  • Pay:MPS plus SEND Allowance
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:30/11/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Seal is a thriving primary school in the outskirts of Sevenoaks which offers an inclusive curriculum which meets the needs of all pupils. 

Due to the restructure of the federation, we are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational leader to join both the Seal and inspire team.

Seal has a higher percentage of pupils with SEND than other local schools and are proud to say that we have an inclusive approach which enables pupils with SEND to thrive. 

The successful candidate will have experience in leading SEND across the primary phase. The position will be full time, non teaching; enabling them to work with staff to provide the very best outcomes for their pupils and ensure the curriculum is accessed appropriately and effectively. We are lucky enough to be able to offer the support of an assistant 3 mornings per week to help with assessments and observations. In addition, the Federation has an Exectutive SENCo who works across the Federation supporting the SENCos in each school.

We are looking for someone that has:

  • SEND qualification
  • proven track record as a 'good' or better teacher
  • Experience of whole school leadership 
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as leading a team
  • Experience of holding staff to account for quality of provision
  • Experience of raising standards 
  • Knowledge of current SEND legislation
  • Knowledge of a range of interventions available
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to have difficult conversations while showing empathy
  • Excellent organisational skills and is proactive

In return, the inspire federation can offer:

  • The very best working environment where everyone foolows a well-being and culture charter which sets out clear expectations of behaviours and attitudes of all staff
  • Leadership coaching and CPD (including an Executive SENCo)
  • A supportive team of leaders and staff (including an assistant SENCo)
  • Opportunities for growth and personal development

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person as Seal is on an upwards trojectory and goes from strength to strengh every year. It is an amazing school to be part of; we have a shared vision and the most committed team of staff.

Visits are recommended, please contact the school office to book an appointment with either the Head of School or Executive Headteacher on 01732762388 or email office@inspirefederation.co.uk 


Information about the school

Seal CE Primary School is part of the Inspire Federation and linked with Four Elms Primary and Maypole Primary School in Dartford. Our Federation provides opportunity for all within an environment of inclusiveness, respect and compassion. Collaboration empowers us to offer the very best experience for all children. Through strong partnerships, we embrace new ideas together, finding innovative ways to create an environment that endorses the very best learning so all children can reach their potential.

Seal CE Primary is a good school. We are two form entry and have our own community farm and two forest schools on site. Our Inspire Curriculum is based on four curriculum values; academic excellence, personalisation, character education and metacognition. We treat every child as an individual and believe that 'together we can achieve and succeed.'

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 764249


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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.