SENDCo, Essex

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St Benedict's Catholic CollegeEssex

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £48,808 - £53,856Leadership scale 8 to 12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The college is seeking a well-qualified, innovative and enthusiastic specialist to lead our SEN Department as the SENDCo. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • committed to providing the very best learning opportunities for their students
  • able to challenge all students to make exceptional progress
  • a strong team player who forms excellent relationships with staff, parents and students
  • willing to support the strong Catholic ethos of our college

We can offer you:

  • a warm and welcoming college with excellent links to parish communities
  • enthusiastic and well-behaved students who are eager to learn
  • supportive, hardworking staff, governors and parents
  • opportunities to further your professional development

We are a highly respected and over-subscribed Catholic college that Ofsted found to be outstanding in its commitment to the social, moral and spiritual development of all its students. Our section 48 inspection found the college to have many other areas of outstanding practice.

We would be delighted to arrange an informal visit; please contact Mr John Callaghan, Vice Principal, on 01206 549222.

Further details and an application pack are available on the college website: or from Mrs Angela Jones, HR Administrator: telephone 01206 549222; email

Closing date: Midday on Monday 27th January 2020 with interviews to be undertaken on the 10th February 2020.  

Early applications are encouraged. If there is a sufficiently strong field, the college may choose to interview before the closing date. 

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Applications will only be accepted on the college application form.

More about St Benedict's Catholic College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3US, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 549222
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St Benedict’s Catholic College is a secondary school located in the ancient town of Colchester, Essex. Originally founded in 1963 as a secondary modern, St Benedict’s exists today as a co-educational voluntary-aided school. 

It is the only Catho...