Posted 03 July 2024
Salary £230 - £260 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

About Us:

We are a leading Education Recruitment Agency recruiting for a forward-thinking, inclusive school situated in the heart of South London, committed to providing an outstanding education to all pupil pupils. This school prides itself on fostering a supportive and nurturing environment where every student can thrive. We are currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCO) to join this dynamic team.

Job Description:

As a SENDCO, you will play a pivotal role in supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities. You will work closely with teachers, support staff, parents, and external agencies to ensure that our SEND provision is of the highest standard. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing the SEND provision across the school.
  • Developing and implementing SEND policies and practices.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the assessment and identification of students with SEND.
  • Creating and monitoring Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Providing training and support to teaching staff to ensure inclusive teaching practices.
  • Liaising with parents, carers, and external agencies to ensure effective communication and support for students with SEND.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the progress and attainment of students with SEND.
  • Keeping up-to-date with national developments in SEND education.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential.
  • NASENCO qualification is desirable.
  • Proven experience in a SENDCO role or significant experience working with children with SEND.
  • Strong knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and relevant legislation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, parents, and external agencies.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage a diverse workload.
  • A commitment to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Access to a range of resources and facilities.
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic team of staff.
  • A welcoming school community with engaged parents and carers.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and are excited about the opportunity to join our team, we would love to hear from you. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Join us in shaping the future of our students and making a real impact in their educational journey. Apply today!