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Strategic SEND Lead

Foxford Community SchoolCoventry

Are you passionate about making a difference to children’s lives? If so, we may have the job for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated professional to join our team at Foxford School as the Strategic SEND Lead. Leading a small team, you will be responsible for ensuring there is appropriate SEND and pastoral support to students across the school. You will develop plans to help students overcome barriers to learning and support students to achieve their full potential. Working closely with the SENCO you will be involved in inter-agency meetings including EHCP and SEND reviews and will have responsibility for providing, and co-responsibility for co-ordinating, exam access arrangements.  

You will already have experience of managing people and working with children and will be familiar with safeguarding policies and procedures in schools. You should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build positive relationships with students, parents and staff. 

We will ensure you receive a comprehensive induction programme and also offer a range of benefits including the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free parking, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition through our wellbeing committee and people strategy. 

The salary for this role is £19,164 - £23,966 pa pro rata (£22,183 - £27,741 pa full time equivalent), working 37 hours per week, term time plus 1 week (39 weeks per year).  

Foxford has a great deal to be proud of, with a relentless focus on excellence and a desire to continuously improve. To speak to the headteacher about the role or organise a tour of the school, please contact

If you want to join our close-knit and hardworking team, please download an application form from the Trust website: or contact  

Application forms should be returned to 

Application deadline: 9:00am on Monday 13 December 2021

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

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