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Sendco - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-136T
  • Posted:21/03/2023
  • Pay:Teacher’s Main or Upper Pay Scales plus SEN allowa
  • Start Date:September 2023 or sooner depending
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Job title:                                    SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)
Status:                                       Permanent
Working pattern:                       3 days per week
Pay scale:                                  Teacher’s Main or Upper Pay Scales plus SEN allowance
Post Start Date:                         September 2023 or sooner depending
Closing Date:                              17th April 2023

Knockhall Primary School are seeking to appoint a SEND Coordinator with a passion for ensuring all children have access to excellent educational opportunities.  You will be responsible for leading and developing the inclusion provision within the school.  No day is ever the same for our SENDCo, you will be adaptable, flexible, resourceful and passionate.  You will be able to work collaboratively with our inclusion team and wider school colleagues as well as external stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who has a creative approach to teaching, who is enthusiastic, motivated and a passionate teacher and who is able to share their knowledge and skills in order to help our children to ignite their spark and reveal the champion they hold within themselves.

The Successful candidate will:

  • Have an excellent understanding of SEND provision in primary schools
  • Have an understanding of the primary phase
  • Be fully committed to the development of inclusive school wide visions
  • Have the ability to manage any instances of challenging behaviour
  • Have a thorough understanding of the SEND code of practice
  • Have up-to-date knowledge of current teaching practices and safeguarding legislation

The post is a part time, permanent contract. 

We reserve the right to close the position early, should a suitable candidate be found.  Therefore, early application is strongly encouraged.

Application Deadline:  17th April 2023

Interviews:                    To be arranged

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be organised by contacting sbmkhp@watschools.org.uk

For more information about Woodland Academy Trust please visit: Woodland Academy Trust.      

Information about the school

At Knockhall Primary School, we believe in fostering a community where kindness is at the core of everything we do. Our school is not just a place for academic growth; it is a place where we nurture compassion, empathy, and understanding. We are committed to creating an environment where every individual feels valued and respected.

Inclusion is a cornerstone of our educational philosophy. We celebrate the uniqueness of each student, recognising that our differences make us stronger as a community. Here, diversity is not just accepted; it is embraced. We strive to create a learning space where everyone feels seen, heard, and appreciated.

Our school is more than just a building; it is a community of learners, educators, and families working together towards a common goal – the success and well-being of our students. As we embark on this academic journey together, let us build bonds that go beyond the classroom. Let us create a sense of belonging that extends to every corner of our school.

I invite you to join us in cultivating a culture of kindness, promoting inclusion, and building a strong sense of community. Together, we can make Knockhall Primary School a place where everyone feels welcome, supported, and inspired to reach their full potential.

For more information about Woodland Academy Trust please visit the Trust website at https://www.woodlandacademytrust.co.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs C Stredder
  • Address:Eynsford Road, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9RF
  • Telephone: 01322 382053
  • Email: sbmkhp@watschools.org.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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.