SENCo, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Closing date:

Carleton High SchoolPontefract, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019 (or earlier if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L1-L8 up to £47,501 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Post Ref: P226

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person to lead the SEN department located at Carleton High School. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to:

Strategically lead the direction and development of inclusion and SEN provision in accordance with the aims and objectives of the academy and Trust.

Effectively evaluate the impact of initiatives and strategically plan for improvement by managing and deploying all financial and physical resources within the area.

Raise standards of student attainment and achievement across the academy by:

· liaising with other leaders and colleagues within the Trust to ensure the provision of an appropriately relevant and differentiated curriculum for inclusive learning.

· providing strategic leadership for all aspects of inclusive education.

· developing systems and enhancing student engagement.

· developing effective partnerships with multi -agencies.

· developing and enhancing the teaching practice of others.

To obtain an application form, teacher results form and job specification:

Visit the Trust’s website:


Telephone: 01977 232146

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to: Recruitment, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am Monday 17th December 2018.

Interviews are planned to be held the week commencing 17th December 2018.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. 

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. 

Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information. 

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More about Carleton High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Green Lane, Carleton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 781555
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Carleton High School is a mixed, non-denominational academy secondary school for pupils aged 11 to 16. It is located in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, and has capacity for about 1,000 pupils.

The school converted to academy status in April 2013. It was ...