9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

50,253 - 56,945

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher and a strategic leader, with a resilient character and a strong personal drive.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has proven leadership experience
  • demonstrates innovative and forward-thinking ideas, while being able to build on the teaching and learning already present in the school
  • has successfully led improvement which has resulted in raised attainment and accelerated progress
  • demonstrates analytical and organisational skills and in partnership with the with the Head Teacher can use data to ensure pupil progress
  • demonstrates an experience of working within a diverse community and has an understanding and respect of the challenges and opportunities that this creates
  • has experience of leading aspects of SEND provision with a commitment to completing the National Award for SEND Co-ordination

What the school offers its staff

This is an opportunity to:

  • join a good school
  • lead in a welcoming and inclusive school community
  • be part of and lead a hardworking and committed staff
  • work with a supportive and focused Governing Board

Further details about the role

The Governing Board of King's Ford Infant School and Nursery are looking to appoint a Deputy Head SENDCo for our successful two form entry school. The preferred candidate will be an inspirational and motivational leader who, with the support of a dedicated staff team, will make decisions based on what is best for the children in our school.

Along with the Head Teacher, the Deputy Head SENDCo will be centrally involved in the management of the school and will be responsible for raising standards, whilst managing SEND across our school.

Commitment to safeguarding

King's Ford Infant School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

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About King's Ford Infant School and Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number
01206 574524

Kings Ford Infant School and Nursery is committed to working with all those involved in children’s development and learning to provide a safe, caring, secure, stimulating and welcoming learning environment. We value each individual and encourage them to do their best, respect each other and their beliefs, taking pride in everything they do.

Arranging a visit to King's Ford Infant School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@kingsford-inf.essex.sch.uk.

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