SENDCo, Hawkes Farm & Burfield Academies

Closing date:Expiring today

STEP Academy TrustHawkes Farm & Burfield Academies

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 (a January 2020 start date is negotiable for the outstanding candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The job is across both academies in Hailsham, East Sussex.

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring SENDCo due to the overseas relocation of our current, outstanding SENDCo.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be an excellent teacher
  • Be extremely well organised
  • Be passionate about inclusion
  • Have knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice
  • Hold or work to gain the accreditation of the National Award for SEN Coordination (NaSENCO) within the first three years of post 

In return, Hawkes Farm and Burfield Academies can offer you:

  • An excellent and unrivalled  CPD package (including fully funded masters and nationally accredited leadership training) 
  • A research based curriculum, which staff shape for the future
  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic and engaged children who are eager to learn and model excellent conduct
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • A free lunch each day, freshly prepared in house
  • Significantly subsidised private healthcare and a range of other employee benefits
  • An extremely friendly and supportive staff team
  • The opportunity to make a significant difference in many aspects of school life 

Visits to Hawkes Farm to discuss the post prior to applying are strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit, or for more information about the role, please contact our Executive Headteacher, Jeremy Meek, via email: (completed application forms should be returned to the same email) 

Closing date: Tuesday 21st May at midday
Interviews:  Friday 24th May 

To apply, please complete the application form with a supporting statement and send to Jeremy Meek at the above email address. Please also see the Hawkes Farm, Burfield and STEP Academy websites for further information on the Academies and Trust:
STEP Academy Trust believes that its workforce should reflect the local community and that all groups within the community should have equal access to the Trust’s employment opportunities. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. STEP Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check and references.

More about STEP Academy Trust
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: Gonville Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6DL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 684 4006
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5

What’s your ambition? That’s one of the first things we ask our staff. Because with STEP Academy Trust you can create the career path you want.

We are a growing family of primary academies that strive together for excellence. Work with us, and we’ll...