SENDCO St Ives School, St Ives, Cornwall

Job description

St Ives and Cape Cornwall Schools are highly successful 11-16 comprehensive schools serving one of the most attractive catchment areas in the UK. As our shared SENDCo, you will work across both school sites, leading provision for our students with SEND.
We are seeking to recruit a SENDCO who shares our passion for sustained success. Our SEND students achieve exceptionally strong outcomes and we wish to maintain and further improve rates of progress with a particular emphasis on improving literacy and numeracy levels across the school. As SENDCO you will lead a team of committed and skilful staff to ensure no child is left behind.
You will need to be forward focussed and an excellent communicator, able to form strong, effective relationships with colleagues, students and parents. You will have the drive, passion and enthusiasm to make significant improvements and to champion the special educational needs of our children.
Candidates are welcome to visit the schools in advance and can request a telephone conversation by contacting James Butterworth, Head of School, or Sarah Crawley, Head of School, .
Applications and further details are on the school website and . Completed application forms should be returned to .
St Ives and Cape Cornwall Schools are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks and references, including an Enhanced DBS check

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Up to date knowledge of SEN Code of Practice.

Able to use data effectively to track student progress and provide effective intervention.

Champion for children.



Confident communicator.

Hardworking & conscientious.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Clear understanding of Inclusion.


Child centred.

Work independently.

Team player.

Good sense of humour.

Confident in sharing expertise.

Strong leadership qualities.

About St Ives School

Secondary School

Higher Tregenna, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2BB
St Ives School website (opens in a new window)