SENCo, East Finchley, Barnet

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Holy Trinity CofE Primary SchoolEast Finchley, Barnet

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Outer London MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent

Part-time maternity cover SENCo/Full-time maternity cover SENCo with teaching responsibilities
Contract: Full Time
Contract Term: Fixed Term – 1 Year Maternity

High Standards Together

The children, staff and governors at Holy Trinity are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational part time, SENCo who is interested in working up to 3 days a week (0.6 FTE) to cover a maternity leave for an academic year. This could be extended to a full time post with 3 days a week SENCO and teaching commitments for 2 days.

Holy Trinity School is a one-form entry Church of England school with a single bulge class and morning nursery, led by a dedicated team of Governors and senior leaders.  A multiple-year journey of improvement, inspired by the school mission statement, resulted in an outstanding grade from OFSTED.  We continue to be committed to achieving an outstanding education for all our children.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate: 

  • High aspirations for all children and a desire to raise standards.
  • Supporting all staff in identifying, assessing and planning to meet the needs of all children who have special educational needs.  
  • Strategic development, evaluation and implementation of the special needs policy and provision.
  • Ability to make and organise specialist provision for students with recognised special educational needs.
  • Be able to liaise effectively with parents/carers and a range of specialists and agencies to plan and evaluate provision, including preparing and reviewing formal documentation on behalf of children.
  • Is an outstanding teacher, with the ability to, motivate and develop the highest standards in our teachers.
  • Will work transparently, proactively and enthusiastically within our team.
  • Will nurture and inspire our children, so that each child is kept safe and has access to the best educational opportunities.
  • Will be able to support and develop the school’s vision with children, parents, staff and governors.
  • Is fully supportive of the school’s Christian ethos.
  • Is confident to contribute to and learn from best practice in Barnet.     

We can offer:

  • A thriving, happy school at the heart of a vibrant London community.
  • Well behaved pupils who are enthusiastic and eager to learn.
  • A highly motivated and capable staff team.
  • An engaged school community and parent/teacher association.
  • A supportive Governing Body which is committed to strengthening the leadership of the school.
  • A commitment to quality professional development, including development opportunities with partner schools in Barnet.
  • A school with a wonderful, positive and friendly Christian ethos which is dedicated to enriching the lives of the children that attend our school.
  • Close links with the church and community and a SIAMS ‘Outstanding’ grading.

Closing date: Thursday 19 April 2018.
Shortlisting: Friday 20 April 2018.
Interview date: Thursday 26 April 2018.
Start date: September 2018.

To apply for this role, please fill out the attached application form. Please return completed application forms to the school.

Holy Trinity are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

School visits:     
We welcome visits and the opportunity to show you around our school. To arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8883 1824 or by email at

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School,
Eagan’s Close,
East Finchley,
London, N2 8GA.

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More about Holy Trinity CofE Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Eagans Close, East Finchley, London, N2 8GA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8883 1824
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