SEND co-ordinator, East Sussex

Closing date:

Annan SchoolEast Sussex
Date posted:
Start date: 6 January 2020 or before if possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Commensurate with role, to be negotiated
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Annan The Froebel School is an independent primary school which offers a unique learning environment with a strong emphasis on creativity, active learning and regular use of the outdoors including weekly Forest School.  Our small classes give time for personal attention as well as the space and freedom for individual expression.  Children are at the heart of our school and through meaningful and motivating learning opportunities we strive to develop children into confident, thoughtful learners who are happy, love learning and make outstanding progress. 

We are looking to replace our current SENDCO by January 2020 or sooner if possible.  

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, approachable and who can build excellent relationships with children, staff and parents who is hardworking, enthusiastic and suitably qualified with an excellent proven record of SEND within the nursery and primary age range.

To be successful they must have an eye for detail, exceptional IT and admin ability, and be able to keep pupil's passports and records up to date and accurate and have a sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice.

We are  looking for someone who is qualified to do Dyslexia assessments and tutoring if possible. 

A sound knowledge of attachment disorder, ASD and sensory issues would be desirable.

The position is part-time with exact hours by arrangement with a minimum of 1.5 days per week plus individual tutoring.

The job involves supporting teachers and learning support staff and individual needs assistants with target setting and planning appropriate work for children on the SEN register. 

The SENDCO needs to liaise with outside agencies, the local authority and apply for EHC plans where appropriate. 

If applicable the SENDCO works extra hours to provide one to one tutoring for children with dyslexia.

Experience in a SEND role is essential. Experience as a SENDCO in the independent sector is an advantage.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications:  13/11/2019

Interviews:    Monday 18th November 2019

Further information:

For more information please contact Debby Hunter on 01825 841410 or email

Position is not suitable for NQTs

Visits to the school are welcomed by prior arrangement.

How to apply:

Please send your completed application form to Mrs Debby Hunter, Principal, Annan The Froebel School, Annan Farm, Lewes Road, Easons Green, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5RE


More about Annan School
Address: Annan Farm, Lewes Road, Easons Green, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5RE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1825 841410