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Senco - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-604T
  • Posted:24/11/2021
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR1b
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:03/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


The SENCO is committed to delivering the school’s vision and high ambitions for the school’s future. Through working closely with all staff they are responsible for the development, monitoring and evaluation of the school’s Special Educational Needs Policy. The SENCO ensures that the day-to-day operation of that policy results in raising students’ achievement and closing the gap. In addition, the SENCO is responsible for developing policy and ensuring practice across the organisation meets the needs of other learners identified by Ofsted or the school who require additional higher levels of tracking and intervention, e.g. Highly Able, Looked After Children, Young Carers, etc. In addition, their clear strategic and operational leadership of the Single Equality Policy leads to sustained improvements and raised standards across the organisation. The SENCO communicates to others clearly and regularly about the strategic direction the policies they are responsible for are taking. In particular, they ensure that the systems they introduce are understood and embedded in the everyday work of the school. The SENCO seeks to challenge underperformance and remove barriers to inclusion and achievement. The SENCO is an outstanding teacher who consistently models Professional Standards. They actively seek out best practice and inspires others to continue to improve. The SENCO actively supports the activities of the school community and the wider community it serves

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1900 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre with a new science block being built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


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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).