Special Educational Needs Coordinator 0.4 – St Mary Abbots Primary School

Date posted: 26th Apr 2022 Closing date: 17th May 2022 Borough: Kensington Chelsea Position: Special Educational Needs Coordinator 0.4
Interview Date: 24th May 2022 Salary: Inner London competitive salary School: St Mary Abbots Church of England Primary School

St Mary Abbots Primary School
2 Kensington Church Ct, London W8 4SP


Salary: Inner London competitive salary
Contract Type: Part time 0.4 (negotiable),
Permanent Role

We are a popular and high-performing Church of England primary school, set in a beautiful location just off High Street Kensington. Although in the middle of the city, our families describe our school as being village-like, with a real sense of community. We believe that as children only get their education once, it has to be right. Therefore we challenge ourselves and every one of our children to achieve the very best in every sense.

This role is not suitable for ECTs.

If you would like to be part of a highly effective staff team and support our children with SEND to achieve their full potential in our supportive close-knit school, we would like to hear from you.

We would like to appoint an outstanding teacher and SENCO who:

  • Is passionate about inclusion
  • Is fully committed to every child making the best possible progress
  • Has the SENCO qualification
  • Is an experienced SENCO and brings substantial knowledge to the role
  • Is skilled in identifying needs and able to provide effective support to children, staff and parents
  • Promotes best practice within the school and enriches provision through CPD
  • Can lead on the securing of EHCPs, map provision and ensure relevant interventions are in place
  • Can effectively review and monitor provision for children and its impact on outcomes
  • Is passionate about children’s wellbeing
  • Has a proven track record of improving provision and progress for children with SEND
  • Has excellent knowledge of the curriculum and SEN Code of Practice
  • Would provide inspiring leadership for SEN provision across the school
  • Works effectively with teachers, parents and external agencies

We can offer:

  • A caring Christian ethos where every child matters
  • Children whose behaviour and attitudes to learning are exemplary
  • A friendly and collaborative staff team
  • A supportive wider school community
  • Commitment to your further professional development, including mentoring and support

How to apply:
If you have any questions about the role or would like to discuss further and arrange a visit, please contact Angela Morrison in the school office at: angela.morrison@sma.rbkc.sch.uk or by calling: 020 7937 0740.

When completing the application form, please ensure that you have read the job description and person specification.
Your supporting statement should relate to the competencies outlined in the person specification.

Please email your completed application form to Angela Morrison. We do not accept CVs.
Application deadline: 17th May 2022
Shortlisting: 18th May 2022
Interviews: 24th May 2022
We reserve the right to interview candidates ahead of the interview date.

As a school we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all of our staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS disclosure before their appointment is confirmed.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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