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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    18 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 November 2023

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Special Education Needs (SEN)

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£39,197.00 - £57,111.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS plus TLR2c/1a depending on experience

SENCO job summary

SENCO - Required April 2024

Permanent / Full Time

Salary : MPS / UPS incl Outer London Fringe

TLR2c/1a (depending on experience)

We wish to appoint an experienced SENCO or an individual who aspires to be a highly effective SENCO. You will be an inspiring leader who is passionate about ensuring high achievement for all and who is able to influence SEND practice. The successful candidate will have a proven record of delivering exceptional results, with a determination to provide effective leadership and management in order to raise student achievement. You will be responsible for raising attainment, ensuring that the students with SEND are making sustainable progress and working directly with the SEND team to develop strong learning programmes to work towards individual targets.

We are looking for a colleague who:

  • Can strategically lead and further improve provision for learners with SEND across all Key Stages

  • Has the leadership experience, vision and motivation necessary to drive forward school improvement

  • Has the required knowledge, skills and experience to lead in supporting, developing and raising the ambition of key groups of students

  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills to inspire and motivate all members of our school community

  • Has a view of education that promotes all aspects of a young person’s development

  • Has a passion for the development of SEND both within our school and the wider community

Key benefits to being an employee of STAGS:

  • A genuine commitment to staff wellbeing

  • Excellent facilities

  • All staff encouraged and supported in their professional development

  • Desirable location to live or work

  • Rail links to London and easy commute from M1 and M25

  • St Albans Girls’ School:

  • is graded an Outstanding World Class school with over 1,400 students. with high standards of behaviour

  • is a highly successful and heavily oversubscribed school in St Albans

  • GCSE results place us in the top 100 secondary schools in the country, the top 3% nationally and top of the county for student progress

  • offers excellent opportunities for career development with a comprehensive ECT programme

For further details please visit www.stags.herts.sch.uk.

If you have a passion for SEND and are interested in this exciting opportunity we are happy to discuss the position with you further. Please email us at hr@stags.herts.sch.uk.

Closing Date for applications: 6th December 2023, before 9.00am

Interview Date: from 6th December 2023

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

St Albans Girls' School is part of the ATLAS Multi Academy Trust based in Hertfordshire together with The Adeyfield Academy and Beech Hyde Primary School & Nursery. Our vision is to build a collaborative partnership of schools that provide outstanding educational provision through challenge and promoting excellence.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We seek to ensure that all our staff feel valued, supported and enjoy exceptional professional development opportunities.

For more information about ATLAS please visit our website.

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About St Albans Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1419 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Albans Girls’ School, age range 11 – 18 is an Outstanding school (Ofsted February 2013) with over 1250 students. We are a highly regarded, oversubscribed and friendly all-ability school. The School has an excellent reputation within the local community with strong support from Governors, Parents, Students and a dedicated and highly motivated staff.

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