St Peter's Church of England Aided School, Exeter, Devon


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £34,035 to £53,856

Job summary

St Peter’s is oversubscribed, known for its reputation as a high performing school and nationally recognised for our approaches to character education. The appointed candidate will be an associate to a successful SLT who have a track record of identifying issues and bringing about improvement with colleagues, for students. The SENDCO will link with the SLT on a weekly basis. Depending on experience and skills the role will be a TLR1b or leadership scale pending review.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding SENDCO who will contribute to the continual improvement of standards through their passionate and dynamic approaches to teaching, learning and support of students and colleagues. This position would be ideally suited to someone looking for further challenge, or equally someone seeking to build on their successful experience in leadership of SEND. A skill set, track record of improving the life chances of students and performance of colleagues is essential. The successful candidate will have a passion for education and use it as an opportunity for positive transformation for students and colleagues. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate at interview what they will add to St Peter’s in order to develop the vision and progress of the already positive St Peter’s story.

A willingness and ability to offer time and energy to our extra-curricular offer which we believe adds significant value to our character based and mental health and well-being approaches to education, including our Combined Cadet Force (CCF) and Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) will be taken into serious consideration for applications.

As a Church of England Aided School, in cases of equal merit preference will be given to candidates who are in sympathy with the foundation. The school is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of its students.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status
Suitable SENCO qualification or someone with a willingness to achieve The National SENCO Award

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Suitable SENCO qualification or someone with a willingness to achieve The National SENCO Award

Essential skills and experience

The candidate will have proven experience of improving provision, outcomes and destinations for SEND students.

Employee benefits

TLR1b or Leadership Scale pending review

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 1291 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
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School website St Peter's Church of England Aided School website (opens in a new window)
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About St Peter's Church of England Aided School

School location

Quarry Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5AP