SENCO – Trent C of E Primary School, Cockfosters

Date posted: 27th Mar 2024 Closing date: 19th Apr 2024 Borough: Barnet Position: SENCO
Interview Date: 26th Apr 2024 Salary: Outer London MPS - UPS2 School: Trent CE Primary School

Trent School LogoTrent C of E Primary School

Church Way, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 9JH

Tel: 0208 449 6875      Website



Main scale – UPS2 (outer London)

0.6 (3 days) Permanent

Start date: Required for September 2024

Apply by: Midday Friday 19th April

Shortlisting: Monday 22nd April

Interview date: Friday 26th April

Trent C of E Primary School is an ‘Outstanding’ one form entry primary school situated in Cockfosters, North London, right at the heart of a close-knit community. We are looking to appoint a dynamic and caring SENCO who will embody and promote the vision and values of our school. Our vision ‘Inspired by Christ, we serve one another in love’ is central to all that we do and is the foundation on which pupils and staff will fulfil their God given talents.

What we are looking for:

  • An outstanding teacher, able to inspire excellence throughout the school community and work collaboratively with the headteacher, the senior leadership team, the staff, parents and governing body;
  • A clear strategic leader who supports and promotes our Christian vision and positive ethos;
  • Evidence of sustaining and improving standards and achievement;
  • An innovative and strategic thinker with the commitment, drive and ability to add value to a committed leadership team;
  • An individual who is genuinely motivated to inspire and generate enthusiasm for all pupils on the SEND register;
  • An excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal and organisation skills;
  • The confidence and drive to enjoy and enhance the thriving partnerships held between the school, home, church and wider community.

You will find:

  • A friendly and warm welcome in an outstanding school whose vision and ethos is built on distinctively Christian values;
  • A committed, talented, and energetic staff team dedicated to providing high quality teaching to support learning;
  • Close links with our local church who provide support and guidance for our Trent community;
  • A very supportive and active governing body;
  • A motivated and vibrant PTA;
  • Commitment to the highest continued professional development;
  • Happy and hardworking pupils.

School visits:

Trent C of E Primary School warmly welcomes candidates to visit the school to experience our vision and values in action. To arrange a time to visit please call the school administrator, Julie Ring on 0208 449 6875 or e-email the office at

How to apply:

Please find the Application form here, the Job description here, and the Person specification here.

Please send completed applications by email to

Apply by: Midday Friday 19th April
Shortlisting: Monday 22nd April
Interview date: Friday 26th April

Trent school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.