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Special Education Needs Department Coordinator (SENDCO)

King Edward VI High School for GirlsBirmingham

We are looking to appoint a well qualified and enthusiastic SEND Coordinator from September 2021 to support our SEND pupils across the School.

Job Purpose

To work closely with the Vice Principal Academic and colleagues in the strategic development of the school’s Educational Support policy (SEND)

To be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school’s SEND policy and coordination of educational support and special needs activity the sim of which is to increase staff awareness of SEND issues and to raise SEND pupil achievement

Employment Conditions

This role will be paid on the King Edward VI High School for Girls Salary Scale for Teachers, which is reviewed after every national award and is more generous than the scales operated in maintained schools. Staff join it at a point relevant to their length of service or recognised experience elsewhere.

The job holder will also be awarded two responsibility points, which represents a responsibility allowance of £4,562 per annum in addition to the basic salary.

How to apply:

If you wish to be considered for this post, please complete an application form (available for download at: giving full details of your qualifications and experience and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees and send it, together with a letter to the Principal outlining the reasons for your application (maximum 2 sides of A4 please).

The deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 18th March. Early applications are most welcome. Depending on the number of applications received, we reserve the right to bring the deadline forward.

Email applications can be sent to

Interviews will take place provisionally on Wednesday 24th March.

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