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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

Knockhall Primary School is an energetic primary school at the heart of the community in Greenhithe. It has recently had a brand new build for the Early Years and Foundation stage children in addition to a recent extension for key stage 2.

We want to capture the minds of our learners by creating an inspirational curriculum that adults enjoy delivering. We always strive to improve on our outcomes to ensure or children get the very best from their time with us. More than anything however, we do this as peers, supporting each other along the way with a focus on our core purpose.

At Knockhall, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well. We do our utmost to ensure each child excels through our school values.

Embedding these values into everything we do enables our pupils to go on and have successful life experiences. We are excited to hear from leaders to share in our passion for offering children excellent education with incredible opportunities for learning and who will work hard to ensure our pupils time with the school is the best it can be.

Knockhall Primary is proud to be part of the Woodland Academy Trust.

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 Legislation.