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Job Ref No. ECC2141-122S Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: Actual MPS1 - 6 £12,000 - £16,533 + SEN TLR
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 11/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 20th May 2024  

Job Description

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Salary FTE MPS 1 £30,000 to MPS6 £41.333 with SEN TLR £2,349 to £4,636. Actual MPS 1 £12,000 to MPS6 £16,533 with SEN TLR £939 to £1,854

Hours: 2 days (40%)

(Y)Our Opportunity

Are you an enthusiastic leader looking to develop your practice in a new environment?

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with special educational needs?

Are you an experienced teacher looking to take the next step in their career?

We are looking for a pragmatic and motivated SENCO with a commitment to inclusive education to join our supportive and collaborative team. Working alongside staff, children and parents, as SENCO you will be an ambassador for the school demonstrating a commitment and passion to our mission, ensuring every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education.

If you are engaging with excellent communication skills and have a passion for community education, this could be the role for you. As SENCO you will be extremely well supported, working alongside a committed team who all share the same vision of achieving more together.

The ideal SENCO will be someone who:

* Has experience and understanding of EHCPs

* Has an understanding of SEN code of practice & primary curriculum

* Is able to carry out 1:1 assessments and liaising with SLT and parent's/ guardians

* Can monitor teaching quality and pupil achievement

* Is able to undertake day to day coordination of SEN pupil's provisions through close liaison with staff, parents and external agencies

* Is a great communicator, developing positive relationships with young children and adults

* Is committed to raise the achievement of all students of all abilities

* Is passionate and dedicated in helping children reach their academic potential

Investing in our employees wellbeing and career development is a priority for us, as SENCO we can offer you:

* Excellent ongoing CPD, career development and vast promotion opportunities across the trust

* Coaching and mentoring from the academy's experienced leadership team

* A comprehensive induction programme

* Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance

* The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change

* Access to trust resources and materials to help plan and deliver great lessons

* Cycle to work scheme

* TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts

* Free eye tests

* Employee Assistance Programme - free & confidential advice on a variety of subjects ranging from physical and mental health to financial help

About TKAT

The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South & East of England with 45 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Within the #oneTKATfamily, the shared and common purpose is to work together as a community of schools to ensure that every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education. We place a high value on collaboration; 'achieving more together', giving staff the opportunity to come together and learn, ensuring a shared sense of purpose across our network and by sharing expertise across the TKAT family.

We have a flexible approach to interviews and can offer a range of dates and times to suit your personal circumstances.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full safer recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Access to interview

Be Who You Are at TKAT - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the recruitment process to enable you to participate as your authentic self. We want applicants to be able to engage with us in ways that support who they are and we are committed to making adjustments within the recruitment process and within the workplace.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic.

Flexible working

TKAT recognises the value of enabling our employees to develop their career and balance this with their commitments and interests outside of work. In TKAT we promote flexible working practices and opportunities to promote a positive work life balance.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs D Conroy (Headteacher)
Maldon Primary School
Wantz Chase, Maldon
Essex, CM9 5DQ
Telephone: 01621853409

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