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Sendco - Full-time

Tiger Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2008-185T
  • Posted:24/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:September 2023/ January 2024
  • App Close Date:09/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date


Tiger Primary School is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic SENDCO who can help our wonderful children to be the very best they can be.

Here at Tiger we work hard to enable all children to achieve and succeed. We value, guide and challenge our children to Dare to be Excellent; have a belief that they can achieve great things and be proud of the who they are and the great person they are going to grow in to.  We build on each child’s uniqueness, inspiring and empowering them to forever grow with confidence and resilience in an ever-changing world. At Tiger Primary we view ourselves as a family. We value each other and our community.

We are looking for someone who is capable of initiating and developing effective strategies which enable our SEND pupils to achieve their very best and who is committed and passionate about their own professional and leadership development.

The candidate will be a qualified SENDCo, and have very high expectations of all children.  The successful candidate will share in our vision and belief that success comes from developing a growth mindset which values effort and believes that anything is possible for all our pupils and staff.

You will have experience as an excellent classroom practitioner

You will:

  • Be fully committed to our school and our ethos
  • Have an excellent understanding of SEN Code of Practice and procedures
  • Be a skilled and experienced teacher with exemplary classroom practice, and the skills to be able to coach and develop this within others
  • Have a strong track record in making an impact on pupils’ progress
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire others to achieve excellence
  • Be innovative and have a passion for high quality education for all

We will offer you:

  • A happy, supportive and friendly team with wonderful, positive children
  • A supportive SLT who are forward thinking and welcome new ideas
  • A well-resourced school with teacher iPads & laptops, amazing outdoor learning spaces, curriculum support and a modern building.
  • A commitment to manageable workload and staff well-being.
  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email officetps@tigerprimary.com and arrange a visit.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Welcome to Tiger Primary School!


Tiger Primary School is a ‘Good’ (September 2023) school in the heart of Loose, Maidstone with over 450 children aged 4 to 11. The curriculum is designed to provide a broad and balanced education, rich in real-life experiences and opportunities. Understand that every child deserves to experience a sense of accomplishment in a wide range of areas. The enriched curriculum reflects this belief, offering an excellent balance between academic and personal development.

Tiger Primary value each and every child as an individual, ensuring that they are supported throughout their own unique educational journey. Children and staff share a genuine love of learning, thriving in an environment built upon the school values (Teamwork, Independence, Going beyond the expected, Empathy, Resilience).

At Tiger Primary School, they offer a welcoming and inviting space where enthusiastic and happy children fill our classrooms. Passionate for learning is evident in their commitment to enable ALL children to achieve their very best. The staff at Tiger care deeply about the wellbeing and development of all young people, fostering a love for teaching and learning that is truly inspirational.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. At Future Schools Trust we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every individual's unique talents and perspectives are valued and can thrive. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.

What's In It For You? A vibrant and exciting place to work A friendly and supportive environment An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two Secondary Schools and one Primary School. Alongside Tiger Cubs, our term time only Day Nursery, for children aged 3 months to 4 years, with great benefits to education staff. A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available. An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 745166
  • Email: officetps@tigerprimary.com


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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 Education.