This job expired on 30 January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


SENCO - Coleridge job summary

Coleridge Community College is part of a cluster of five schools within the United Learning group.
The three secondary schools, Coleridge Community College, Parkside Community College and Trumpington Community College, one primary, The Galfrid School, and a specialist 13-19 college.
Cambridge Academy for Science & Technology. All schools work closely together to realise their goal of being a leading learning partnership.

Coleridge Community College is a small, family and community orientated school in Cambridge, it is a school where every child and staff member are known, developed and supported. This is an exciting time to join us.

Coleridge Community College is looking to appoint an outstanding leader to the position of SENDCO. The successful candidate will continue to develop the SEND department, lead the SEND team and drive high standards.

We are looking for an excellent leader who has a strong passion in the field of SEND, who can work both operationally and strategically with all staff within the School, to embed SEND knowledge and accountability across all levels of staff. Strong communication and organisational skills are essential.

Our over-arching aim is for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to experience the very best of our educational offer. This is underpinned by the following principles:

  • We seek to reduce any variation between the outcomes of SEND vs non-SEND students.

  • Our school will be a fully inclusive, accepting community where the best in everyone is fostered and facilitated.

  • We will provide access to, and delivery of a broad, challenging and appropriate curriculum that builds upon powerful knowledge, in order to prepare students for future education and employment.

  • We will ensure that SEND students experience education with character by taking as full a part as possible in the broader aspects of school life.

  • All of our staff will challenge any stereotypes or low expectations which limit the progress and success of United Learning students.

The successful candidate will have the accreditation for the national SENDCo qualification.

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About Coleridge Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
535 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Cambridge Academic Partnership is a multi-academy trust based in Cambridge which operates three Secondary schools, an International Sixth Form and a specialist Science and Technology 14-19 Academy.

We have high expectations of all our students and aim to provide them with the best teaching and support that a dedicated staff can offer. We are both demanding and liberal and want our students to develop into articulate and confident young people with clear personal and professional goals.

Our multi-academy trust is growing so we are looking for people to work with us who will share our commitment to excellence, innovation and collaboration.

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