4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
SEN specialist, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Dependant on experience

Job summary

Stoke Hill Federation is recruiting for an experienced and inspirational SENCO to implement targeted support and challenge for individuals and groups of pupils to start September 2021.

We are looking for exceptional candidates with an in-depth knowledge of the SEN code of practice within primary education and curriculum knowledge. A National SENCO qualification is desirable but not essential, experience of completing EHCP paperwork and 1:1 assessment is required. The candidate should also have experience of identifying, evaluating, and providing effective strategies for pupils with SEN.

You will lead a team of approximately 30 Teaching Assistants across both schools and work in collaboration with the senior leadership team and teachers and be committed to ensuring that all children with additional need achieve the highest possible outcomes.

You will need strong organisation and leadership skills, be highly motivated and contribute to wider school life, building positive relationships with all members of our school community.

We welcome those who share our vision and values to ensure every child receives the best possible educational experience. If you would like to join our highly skilled teaching support team then please send in your application to melissa.barton@stokehill.devon.sch.uk by the closing date. If you would like to visit the schools before interview, please contact the school offices and we will do our best to accommodate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance and regular updating of a level 3 safeguarding qualification is required for this post. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and a fluency in English.

Application and diversity form, job description and person specification are downloadable from the Federation website.

Employee benefits

SEN allowance

Applying for the job

Application and diversity form, job description and person specification available on the Federation website and please email to melissa.barton@stokehill.devon.sch.uk

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01392 667830

About Stoke Hill Junior School

The Stoke Hill Federation is unique and a special place to work. We currently have 660 pupils who reflect the diverse culture of the local community. Inclusivity is a key part of its ethos and the schools work hard to ensure that every child’s wellbeing and education are promoted. The wellbeing of staff is integral to the Federation’s functioning and this is reflected in our high retention rates. The Federation is committed to ensuring and promoting the education of every child in its community. Through its values of “Inspire, Discover, Succeed” the Federation has developed a supportive, inclusive environment for all the children. Any candidate must share, embrace and embody these values.

Arranging a visit to Stoke Hill Junior School

Please contact the school office to arrange a visit

School location

Stoke Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX4 7DP

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