Part Time SENCO - Part-time

Woodchurch CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3145-67T
  • Posted:12/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:01/03/2020 at 13:00
  • Interviews:TBC


'Let your light shine!'

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join our team. We are looking for someone who can help all of our children flourish, shine and nurture a passion for learning.  

The successful candidate will be:

  • Dedicated to enabling every child to reach their full potential
  • Creative, innovative and proactive in their approach to teaching and learning. 
  • Effective at communicating at all levels (children, families, staff and governors). 
  • Supportive of the school's Christian vision and values-ensuring that all children shine. 

In addition, they will have 

  • The ability to be a team player and lead by example 
  • A sense of humour and lots of energy!
  • A clear understanding of the EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Curriculum
  • Strong time and task management skills. 

We are looking to appoint our new SENCo for the equivalent of 2 days a week.  There is also the possibility of additional hours should the need arise. Ideally the successful candidate will be able to start this academic year, however a later start date can be agreed for the right applicant. 

We can offer a welcoming, inclusive and caring community of learners. We have strong links with All Saints Church and, as well as being a learning community, we are a faith community. We offer excellent support to children and their families and provide an exciting and engaging place to learn.

We can assure you that working at Woodchurch will be exciting and fulfilling. Please have a look at our website to get a feel of what we are about.

Person specification/Job Description are attached. Please feel free to email the school with any queries. 

Please contact the school to arrange an informal visit prior to application.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and staff. We expect all applicants to share this commitment and the post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application.

Information about the school

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School has 160 children on roll and is situated in the heart of the Kent countryside in the village of Woodchurch, 6 miles from Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. We are a school at the heart of the community, that puts children at the heart of everything we do. Our site consists of a mixture of Victorian and modern buildings.

Woodchurch CE Primary School plays a central role within a close knit village community. We enjoy a well-established relationship with the wider parish. We are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos and benefit from strong, mutually supportive links with the local community, church and parents.

As a school we value each individual child and strive to provide a stimulating, learning experience for all our children. We are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their very best whilst in our care.

Our confident and engaging children are key to the welcoming family atmosphere you will find here at our amazing school. Our parents care about their children’s education and we have a very active parent and friends association. You will be supported by a great Governing Body. We have strong links with our collaboration, Tenterden Rural Alliance made up of 12 other schools, including primary, secondary and special schools.

To find out more about us visit our fantastic school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Kelly Burlton and Mrs Jen Dawes
  • Address:Bethersden Road, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3QJ
  • Telephone: (01233) 860232
  • Email: office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01233) 860804


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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.