SENDCo, Barking and Dagenham

Closing date:

St. Peter's Catholic PrimaryBarking and Dagenham

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator 

Required: for September 2019 full time post

St Peter’s RC Primary

Goresbrook Road



Tel. 0208 270 6524 – Headteacher: Mrs Clare Scott

Inner London MPS or UPS with SEN allowance

The Governing Body of this happy, successful school are looking to appoint a vibrant, inspirational SENDCO to lead on SEND across our school and support inclusion in school and in our MLD ARP unit.  St Peter’s is a two form entry Catholic Primary school and we were graded as good in all areas at our last Ofsted inspection and we continue to improve. “The positive ethos is almost tangible.” 

In our March 2019 Section 48 RE inspection, “The school has been graded outstanding”

We are committed to inclusion and meeting the needs of all pupils with Special Educational Needs to ensure they can achieve their potential, academically and socially. We aim to provide effective opportunities for all pupils and ensure they are fully included in school life, are successful learners and have both strengths and weaknesses recognised and supported. 

You should be:

 Able to lead, manage, develop and maintain high quality SEN provision which enables quality teaching, excellent learning outcomes and success for all pupils

 A good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

 Able to inspire and motivate all students to learn and achieve

 Able to model effective teaching, to coach and train colleagues and to teach across the school

 Able to keep all aspects of paperwork including records and policies, up-to-date and actioned, as appropriate

 Supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school

We can offer:

• A dedicated, highly skilled and supportive staff team

• A dynamic senior management team who will support your career development and empower you to lead and innovate

• Wonderful children who need your help to shine

• Opportunities for further professional development

• Enthusiastic children and supportive parents

• A great opportunity to play a leading role in a thriving school

• A supportive and skilled governing body

• Strong Parish and Community links 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to this post will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and references.  

If you are interested in playing a key role in helping our school to improve further, please contact the school office for an application pack. Visits to school are encouraged and candidates are welcome to contact the office to arrange an appointment.

Closing date for applications is 12 pm Monday 20th May.  Interviews Wednesday 22nd May. 

More about St. Peter's Catholic Primary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Goresbrook Road, Dagenham, Essex, RM9 6UU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8270 6524