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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 May 2021

Job details

Job role
SEN specialist
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Inner London Pay Scale

Job summary

 We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring candidate to effectively manage and lead SEND provision across our school. We are a fully inclusive school and we believe that it is our duty to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school – we are looking for the right person to fill the gap left by our outgoing SENDCO who is relocating. 

At St John’s we have an ambitious vision which is shared by staff, governors and parents, enabling our children to develop positive and confident attitudes to learning. Our school is small and because of this we know every child and we can fulfil our aim for every child be the best they can be. Our staff expect the utmost from their pupils, themselves and the school. They use their expertise to provide pupils with challenging work and, as a result our children achieve well. 

We are looking for someone who:

·         holds the National SENCO qualification or is working towards completing the qualification by September 2021 ·         can lead, manage, develop and maintain high quality SEND provision which enables quality teaching, excellent learning outcomes and success for all pupils ·         has experience of working with children with a range of additional needs ·         is a  team player and able to work with and alongside others ·         will be committed to fostering a love of learning ·         has excellent verbal and written communication skills ·         will contribute positively to our school community ·         will support and uphold the Christian ethos of our school. 

Additional allowances

 We offer:

·         wonderful children who simply love to learn! ·         a connected curriculum approach to learning focused on developing children’s skills, knowledge and understanding through purposeful activities ·         induction for all and CPD tailored to your career development ·         a supportive Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body who are committed to developing the leaders of the future ·         strong partnerships with families, the local community and the opportunity to work with colleague across the borough through the Brixton Learning Collaborative and the Southwark Diocese of Education ·         access to employee benefits through the Health Assurance Programme 

Applying for the job

To apply: Complete the application form attached – please do not send a CV as this will not be accepted.

Please read the full job description and person specification which you can download at the bottom of this listing. Application documents are also available to download via the school website.

The Governors and staff of St John the Divine Church of England Primary School are fully committed to safeguarding the children the school community and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
187 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number

About St John the Divine Church of England Primary School

We are a one-form entry Primary School in the heart of Lambeth. We are a school where every person makes their contribution to creating a better society, where all can flourish and be all they can be.

Arranging a visit to St John the Divine Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit or request an application pack call us on 0207 735 4898 or email admin@sjtdprimary.org.uk 

School location

Warham Street, London, SE5 0SX

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