Assistant SENDCo, Southwark

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The Charter School East DulwichSouthwark
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Start date: Immediate start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Classroom Teachers Main Scale + SEN 1 allowance
Contract term: Maternity Cover

The Charter School East Dulwich is an inclusive, entrepreneurial secondary school serving the vibrant communities of East Dulwich and South Camberwell. Going into our fourth year of operation, we have recently moved into a multi-million pound, state-of-the-art permanent school buildings. We are one of the most heavily over-subscribed new schools in the country, with more than seven applicants for every place in Year 7. 

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) teacher to be Assistant SENDCO for a maternity cover post – they will our heartfelt commitment to educational excellence and social inclusion.

As part of The Charter Schools Educational Trust, we are founded on the conviction that all children deserve the opportunity to succeed, whatever their start in life or personal circumstances. We are a school at the heart of our community: a place where children walk to school together and where friendships, between students and between parents, grow stronger because of daily contact in and outside of the classroom. We teach our students to be curious, creative, confident, courageous and caring. They will leave us fully able to participate in our democratic society and prepared to meet the challenges and to harvest the opportunities of life in the 21st century. 

The Charter School East Dulwich is a special place to work. We are committed to finding teachers with the energy, enthusiasm and expertise to inspire our students and enliven our community. We offer a dynamic professional learning environment, where teachers are given ongoing opportunities to develop their practice. We have a clear commitment to our colleagues’ wellbeing as the only sustainable foundation for success. As a new and growing school, we also offer excellent prospects for career growth.

The successful candidate will be a strong teacher with a proven track record of supporting children with SEND.

They will:

• Have the determination and adaptability needed to be part of a growing school

• Have high expectations of staff and pupils within the SEND dept. and the vision to build a strong team and a cohesive student body

• Inspire and motivate students and staff to develop in a well-disciplined and harmonious environment.

• Enable all to achieve their potential during their time at the school, ensuring that they leave school as mature rounded, resilient individuals, ready to take their places as active citizens in the wider world

• Be committed to the delivery of the highest standard of teaching and learning across the school, which includes the professional development of our staff.

Applications from BAME candidates would be very welcome.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join one of the most exciting schools in London. The Charter School East Dulwich is a exceptional, exhilarating and innovative school that produces exceptional attainment for its learners and will make a significant contribution to the lives and opportunities of our families.

Closing date:  11th November 2019

Interview date: 14th November 2019 

To apply please visit the ‘Join us’ section of the Charter School East Dulwich website  ( to download an application pack and job description. Alternatively please contact Wendy Andrews, HR Manager, email or telephone 020 7346 6608.

Please note CVs are not accepted. No agencies please.

More about The Charter School East Dulwich
Address: Jarvis Road, London, SE22 8RB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3873 2290