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SENCO (Maternity Cover) - Part-time - Special Needs Position

St George's CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3089-39L
  • Posted:06/02/2019
  • Pay:MPS + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:May 2019
  • App Close Date:01/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Our ‘hard working’ SENCO is having a baby and taking her maternity leave from after Easter. Therefore, we wish to appoint an outstanding, dedicated and highly motivated teacher with a high level of experience in additional education needs to support the school in fulfilling all aspects of her role while she is away.

You will need to hold the National Award for SEN Co-ordination and have relevant experience in inclusion. The salary would include an additional SEN allowance.

This post is a non- class based leadership role and part time, ideally 5 mornings per week (although there is flexibility with regard to how the days can be made up) The post would be to start after the Easter break with a maternity cover contract lasting until Easter 2020.

You will have overall responsibility for leading and managing SEN and inclusion across the school. You will need to have experience in working with parents, specialists and other outside agencies. This will include experience in filling in SEN forms i.e. EHCPs. You will need to be able to offer support for staff on class and provision maps and be able to carry out analysis of data for various groups of children.

You will be well supported by a group of SENCOs and professionals that work in collaboration with our school.

Our children are highly motivated and we offer a broad, rich curriculum which includes our own Forest School. We have high expectations for achievement, behaviour, attitudes and attendance.

You would be joining a fabulous experienced team which have a number of highly training teaching assistants.

A visit to the school is highly recommend so you can see first-hand why we are the school for you.

St. George’s CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS checks and references. Please contact the school to arrange a visit on 01732 882401.

Please be aware that references will be taken up prior to short listing. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Information about the school

St. George’s (VC) CE Primary School is surrounded by beautiful countryside in a thriving village community.

The school is noted for its friendly, caring atmosphere, enthusiastic pupils, experienced and dedicated staff, supportive parents and governors.

We are a delightful multi-cultural school where all the children are positive and happy to be here. We aim to give our children a very positive start to their school career in a caring and nurturing environment.

Pupils feel safe and well cared for. The school does outstandingly well in providing support and encouragement for the most vulnerable pupils.

In March 2008 Ofsted described the school as being “an Outstanding School ........ where smiling is important” and “a school where pupils achieve exceptionally well to reach above average standards by the time they leave in Year 6.”

In March 2011 Ofsted carried out an interim assessment with this judgement again being given to the school.

In February 2018 the school received its fourth Outstanding SIAS/SIAMS Inspection grading.

St George's (VC) CE Primary school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 884003


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.