St. Ives SchoolCornwall


Start Date: 1st September 2021

Salary: L6-L10

Contract Type: Permanent, full time

Application Close: Monday 1st March 2021

Interviews:  Friday 5th March 2021 (Virtual)

An exciting opportunity to join our friendly team

We are seeking to recruit a SENDCO who shares our passion for sustained success.  Our SEND students achieve exceptionally strong outcomes and we wish to maintain and further improve rates of progress with a particular emphasis on improving literacy and numeracy levels across the school.  As SENDCO you will lead a team of committed and skilful staff to ensure no child is left behind.

You will need to be forward focussed and an excellent communicator, able to form strong, effective relationships with colleagues, students and parents.  You will have the drive, passion and enthusiasm to make significant improvements and to champion the special educational needs of our children.

We would like to offer you the opportunity to attend an informal virtual meeting with James Butterworth, Head of School, prior to application or interview on Wednesday 24th February at 4pm.  Please email Cherie Bayfield, PA to Headteachers, if you would like to attend this:

If you have the energy, skills and motivation to make a difference in our thriving school community, we would welcome your application. Further details, job description and application form are available from our school website

Applications should be returned by email to Mrs Cherie Bayfield:

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st March 2021

Interviews to be held on: Friday 5th March 2021

St Ives School and Truro and Penwith Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening and employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance and full reference checks with previous employers.

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