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SENco, Luton

Job Description

SENco required for Secondary Academy with Sixth Form

2-3 months contract (dependent on start date)

We are currently recruiting for a vibrant and inclusive Secondary School Academy located in Luton, dedicated to providing a supportive learning environment for students aged 11-18. With their own thriving sixth form, this school is committed to nurturing the potential of every student and preparing them for success in academic and personal development.

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) to join our dedicated team for a temporary contract of 2-3 months. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the inclusion and success of all students with special educational needs within our academy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the SEN policy and provision within the academy.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and support staff to identify and address the individual needs of students with SEN.
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the delivery of personalised learning plans and interventions.
  • Liaise with parents, external agencies, and relevant professionals to support the holistic development of students with SEN.
  • Contribute to the ongoing professional development of staff through training and guidance on SEN best practices.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and relevant postgraduate qualification in Special Educational Needs.
  • Proven experience as a SENCo in a secondary school setting.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the UK SEN Code of Practice and relevant legislation.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and external agencies.
  • Commitment to promoting an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with special educational needs and possess the required qualifications and experience, we invite you to apply. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience by 30/11/2023 at 12:00.

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