SENCO, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Southmead Primary SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: Required from 23rd April 2019 - Maternity Cover (one year)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale / Leadership Scale (depending on experience)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required from 23rd April 2019

We are looking to appoint a passionate and inspirational SENCO with outstanding practice to join our team. 

Southmead Primary School is a thriving and vibrant place of learning, where we value and harness everyone’s contribution in our pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our work. You will be joining an ambitious, dedicated and happy team.  

If you have a true passion for teaching and learning and want to help all our children make the best possible progress from their starting points; if you have children at the heart of your teaching  and SEND practice then we are the school for you.  We are a culturally diverse school and welcome applications from all.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and all our staff share this vital commitment.  

As a large 2-form entry school, with an ASD Base and a Children’s Centre, there are many opportunities for professional development and to develop a wide range of experience.  New members of our team will take part in a comprehensive induction programme to enable them to understand the school’s ethos, policies and procedures.  We welcome applications from SENCO’s on the MPS and the Leadership Scale.

The Post:

We are looking for a SENCO who:

• is highly organised, energetic and passionate about making the school a centre of excellence;

• is an outstanding teacher with a proven track record in enhancing SEND provision;

• has experience of working as SENCO;

• has the ability to lead, manage and motivate the whole school community;

• will contribute to leadership team meetings

• will share our whole school values and support our vision for inclusive practice;

• has energy, enthusiasm, a sense of humour and a warm personality;

• possesses excellent organisational and ICT skills;

• is a dedicated professional who is committed to building on existing partnership between parents, governors, other schools and the wider community;

• will continue to build on the work we have done to gain Flagship status with the IQM Board

• has the NASENCo qualification (desirable not essential)

In return we will offer the successful applicant:

• Happy children who love learning and are proud of their school

• A welcoming, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to providing the best outcomes for our children

• Clear succession planning to enable all staff to develop leadership skills for the future

• Excellent opportunities for continued professional development

• A strong, ambitious and supportive leadership team

• A nurturing, inclusive culture and ethos that recognises the efforts of all members of the school community

• The opportunity to work within a Flagship school for inclusion (IQM)

For further information and to apply please download an application and details from below or from the Wandsworth Council website 

For any further details please contactthe school on the telephone number or email below.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email, post or fax. 

 Closing date: 26 February 2019 (at noon)

Interviews:  04 March 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Southmead Primary School 

Princes Way, London

SW19 6QT

Tel: 0208 788 8901 

Fax 0208 788 8782


More about Southmead Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Princes Way, Wimbledon, London, SW19 6QT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8788 8901
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