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Senco - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Cornfields School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC887-146521-66T
  • Posted:16/02/2024
  • Pay:Negotiable depending on experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/02/2024 at 22:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 24th February


We are seeking a professional, committed, passionate and experianced SENCo who has experience of working with pupils with SEND.

We operate two nurture schools in Kent. One in Ashford and the other in Cranbrook, for pupils aged between 7 and 19 years.  This role is working across both school sites. 

We are seeking a SENCo who will engage staff and pupils alike. You will have high expectations of what our pupils can achieve. You will be skilled at forging positive relationships with parents/carers/multi-agency professionals in order that the right support can be built around our pupils. A positive can do attitude are a must.

Attention to detail in drafting EHCP's is essential. You will be confident to lead PEP's and EHCP reviews.

We are driven and determined to work in the best interests of our pupils so that their life chances are dramatically improved. Can you make a positive difference to the lives of our pupils? If so, we would love to hear from you.

We offer a warm environment with like minded staff and excellent professional development.

Salary negotiable depending upon skills and experience. Start date by negotiation.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Information about the school

Cornfields school in Ashford and Belle Vue School is in Cranbrook. Both are small and nurturing specialist school with a maximum of 50 and 60 pupils respectively at each school. Our schools are calm, quiet and orderly settings where pupils can be supported to develop academically and emotionally. The schools are graded outstanding.

Our vision is that every child should go to an inspiring and life changing school, have the best teaching and benefit from all services working in partnership with each other to ensure their future life chances are improved.

Excellent practice doesn't happen by chance. We invest considerably in high quality CPD for staff. For example, a number of staff recently travelled to New York to look at best practice in some of the schools in the city. We are passionate about supporting our staff so that they can bring out the best in the pupils they support.

At the core of our schools is a drive to improve life chances of children. We will go above and beyond, set high expectations and improve outcomes by working together with others.

Job Contact Information

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.