We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive SENCO to effectively and efficiently lead the Special Educational Needs (SEND) provision at The Queen’s School from September 2019.

The SENCO, with the support of the Headmistress and Governing body, takes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of provision made by the school for pupils with SEN and provides professional guidance in the area of SEND in order to secure high quality teaching and the effective use of resources to bring about improved standards of achievement of all pupils.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a flexible approach are essential to meet the varied demands of a school environment.

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of SEND provision requirements for schools and demonstrate a good understanding of current and future developments in SEN and education. They will have substantial experience in the strategic direction and development of SEND provision.

Moreover, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in teaching and have experience in leading teams of staff as well as leading whole school training.

The completed application form and a letter of application, which should be no more than one side of A4, should be sent to recruitment@thequeensschool.co.uk or by post to the Headmistress, Mrs S Wallace-Woodroffe by 9am on 23rd April 2019. Please note that we do not accept applications without our completed application form.

The post will involve working with children and all successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed.

Candidates who are short-listed for interview will be notified and interviews will be held on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th April 2019.