Part-time SENCo

Knaphill Federation of Schools
Woking, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
SWAN Main Scale
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
14th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
eteach/PT SENCo
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1413076

Vacancy: Part-time SENCo

Academy: Knaphill Lower School

Working Pattern: Part-time, flexible, to be discussed at interview

Contract Type: Permanent

Pay Scale: SWAN Main Scale (depending on experience)

Start date: As soon as possible

We are looking for a passionate and positive professional to join our team as SENCo. This is a part-time position for 2 or 3 days per week, with some options for flexibility. We are looking for a SENCo that is prepared to be an advocate for special education needs and aspirational outcomes for all children.

At Knaphill Lower School, we believe in having aspiration for every child and we do this by instilling values and a growth mindset whilst giving our children memorable, first-hand experiences, within a curriculum that prepares them for their own Bright Future. We also believe in helping our staff to find what gives them the most joy in school: we believe in helping staff to find ‘their thing’, by giving them the voice, skills, knowledge and support to make this a reality.

We are looking for a SENCo who:

  • Has a proven track record of raising attainment, either as a teacher or as an Inclusion Leader or SENCo.
  • Has an extensive knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Special Educational Needs; has experience of working with multiple agencies, completing CAFs, advising staff on a variety of issues, Provision maps, pupil assessment and staff training.
  • Is passionate about inclusion, personalised learning and committed to enhancing the life chances of all children.
  • Has a commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues, parents, governors and outside agencies.
  • Has high expectations of all pupils.
  • Can identify and devise innovative and effective intervention programs for pupils.
  • Is committed to ensuring that every child achieves the best possible outcomes.
  • Is able to foster positive relationships with children.
  • Is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills and a sense of humour.
  • Is keen to work alongside a team of highly driven practitioners.
  • Has the SENCo award, or willing to train to achieve this.

In return we can offer you:

  • Approachable, supportive senior leadership team.
  • Clear pathways for personal development.
  • High quality training within the school and externally.
  • A friendly team with a strong ethos of working together to continually improve.
  • Excellent team of experienced support staff that assist in supporting the children’s learning.
  • Fantastic children who have a love of learning and excellent behaviour.
  • Supportive parents.

Application closing date: Midnight Sunday 14th April 2024

An early application is recommended as candidates will be assessed and shortlisted as their application is received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Interview date: To be confirmed

We look forward to receiving your application.

Knaphilll Lower School is part of The Swan Trust, a multi-academy trust which incorporates 10 schools within the Woking area. The schools work closely together and aim to support each other through purposeful collaboration that enhances educational opportunities and supports improvements in the quality of learning for all our children.

All schools within The SWAN Trust warmly welcome children, families, governors, and staff from diverse backgrounds within the Woking community. The schools within The Trust aim to ensure that every child feels safe and happy in school creating a culture where they can grow and develop.


Safeguarding Statement:

Knaphill Federation of School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted applicants will be required to supply details of any unspent convictions and conditional cautions and any spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e., that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended). If you are appointed, you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

All schools within The SWAN Trust welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Knaphill Federation of Schools

Knaphill Federation of Schools