SENCO, Bushey

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers' pay scale + TLR1b
Contract term: Permanent

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

For Bushey St James Trust (BSJT)

Teachers’ pay scale + TLR 1b (£9,473pa)

Required from January 2018 we are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated professional to lead and develop the Learning Support teams across the Trust.

Bushey St James Trust, is an innovative and exciting Multi-School Academy Trust formed in February 2012, initially between Bushey Meads School and Little Reddings Primary School.  The Trust is growing and is committed to continuous improvement and creativity and firmly believes in the personal development of all its students ensuring that they are challenged to reach their potential. The Trust is committed to providing a high quality learning environment for all. 

We are now looking to recruit an outstanding SEN Coordinator to lead, develop and support effective practice for students with identified barriers to their learning across the Trust.  In this crucial position you will use a dynamic skill set as you support learners’ progress, work closely with families and play an important staff development role. You should be confident with using data to evaluate the impact of support and interventions. You will lead a large team co-ordinating the high quality support and intervention, which enables each learner to achieve his or her full potential. 

The ability to teach literacy or numeracy is desirable but not essential. We would welcome applications from either the secondary or primary sector. For suitably qualified and experienced candidates a further additional payment may be considered.

If you are interested in applying for the position please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter. Full details of the school and an application pack can be obtained from:

Anita Burton, HR Officer

Bushey Meads School,

Coldharbour Lane,



WD23 4PA

Direct Telephone 020 8955 8833 Email:

Alternatively you can download the application pack from the school’s website:

All applications for this post should be sent to Anita Burton either by email or post. (Please note: applications for this post must include the school’s application form).

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 26th September 2017 (midday)

Interviews: Wednesday 11th October 2017

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...