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Job Ref No. ECC2028-99 Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: MPR - UPR
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 20 May 2024  

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Permanent contract


SEN Allowance

We are looking to appoint an aspirational, energetic and driven leader, who is passionate about SEND and Inclusion to join our school.

The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience working as a SENCo, including the relevant qualification and experience. However, we would consider applications from outstanding classroom practitioners who are passionate about SEND, aspirational and have a willingness to undertake the relevant qualification.

We are looking for someone who:

● is a qualified, or aspiring, SENCo and an outstanding practitioner, who will lead by example

● has the ability to work strategically alongside the Senior Leadership Team in order to drive school improvement for our most vulnerable pupils and staff

● has a strong character, able to deal with challenges and is solution focused

● is passionate about inclusion, personalised learning and committed to enhancing the life chances of all children

● has excellent subject knowledge, with a proven track record for raising attainment and expectations

● can work with colleagues to further enhance our plan of provision, support and intervention, leading to effective practice across the whole staff

● has excellent interpersonal skills and recognises the importance of well-being for every pupil, family, and staff member

In return we can offer:

● A committed hard-working team

● A friendly, proud school community, with enthusiastic, happy children.

● An ongoing commitment to learning for all, including training and support for the successful candidate, including health and safety and safeguarding as part of induction.

● Personalised professional development opportunities which will serve to support future goals and dreams.

We are a vibrant primary school, where the children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now and for the future.

The school has a dedicated team that works hard to reach high standards in everything we do and this is further embedded through our successful relationships with parents/carers and the local community.

We have recently joined Penrose Learning Trust and work closely with other schools with the MAT to achieve "excellence through collaboration''.

We encourage and welcome visits to the school to allow you to find out more about us. For further information about the school or to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01255 674007.

Further details about the post and how to apply are available on our Trust website

Closing date: Midday Wednesday 15 May 2024

Interview Date: Monday 20 + Tuesday 21 May 2024

Penrose Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide references, undergo employment checks and an enhanced disclosure via the DBS

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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Contact Information

Sally Blunden
Fifth Avenue, Frinton on Sea
Essex, CO13 9LQ
Telephone: 01255 674 007

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