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Senco - Part-time

St Peter's CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3053-107L
  • Posted:15/04/2019
  • Pay:MPS or UPS depending on experience
  • Start Date:May 2019
  • App Close Date:03/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:9th May 2019

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We are looking for an outstanding individual who shares our vision for high aspiration and achievement for all, to join our vibrant and enthusiastic staff as our part-time SENCO, working 2 days a week from September 2019.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Will have the overall responsibility for leading and managing inclusion across the school
  • Holds a relevant SENCO qualification (or demonstrates a willingness to undertake it within three years of appointment).
  • Has a proven track record of high quality teaching with excellent communication skills.
  • Has recent relevant experience of inclusion and a sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice
  • Is a strategic, creative and forward thinker, with the drive and enthusiasm to continue to promote and develop the highest expectations, enabling all children to reach their full potential, overcoming barriers to learning and participation.
  • Strong data analysis skills and the ability to use this data to inform provision planning
  • Can play a key role in our Senior Leadership Team and demonstrate a real commitment to our school vision.
  • Can demonstrate outstanding impact on children’s learning and on teaching standards.
  • Can act as a highly professional role model and inspire, motivate and develop children, staff and our whole school community
  • Is an enthusiastic, flexible, hardworking team worker who has a passion for the job with a real desire to make a difference.
  • Can demonstrate up to date working knowledge of issues around inclusion and children eligible for the Pupil Premium.

We can offer the successful candidiate:

  • Opportunities for high quality professional development
  • Children who are highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Dedicated governors and supportive parents
  • Well-established systems to raise standards and promote inclusion
  • A supportive and friendly staff team
  • A reflective school, always looking for ways to improve and strengthen its practice

In March 2014 Ofsted judged our school to be outstanding in all areas. “At St Peter's pupils love coming to school, rise to adults' high expectations and develop a love of learning” (Ofsted, March 2014). Please read our Ofsted report to find out more.

We welcome informal visits to the school prior to application and look forward to meeting you. We are fully committed to ensuring that we recruit the right person for this position therefore there is some flexibility with how this could work. To arrange visits and for further information, please contact Mrs Page on 01892 525727 or admin@st-peters.kent.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 3rd May 2019

Interviews: 9th May 2019

St Peter’s CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.

Information about the school

St Peter's is a happy, successful and over subscribed school with 143 children on roll. We are situated in the heart of Tunbridge Wells. In March 2014 we were judged as outstanding by Ofsted in all categories.

The School is currently on 3 sites with the playground at the end of the road and the hall a short walk away. We have many awards including Healthy Schools, Active Mark and Eco-Schools. In September 2020, the school will relocate and expand to a new school building in Hawkenbury.

As we are a small, church school we have a unique relationship between children, parents, staff and governors which has created an enabling ethos throughout the our school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Lynn Goreham
  • Address:Windmill Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4UU
  • Telephone: (01892) 525727
  • Email: admin@st-peters.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01892 618677

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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.