Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)

Full Time Permanent
  • Closing date: 2 February 2022
  • Suitable for ECT/NQTs: No
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 8AE
  • Teachers Pay Range + SEN 2 Allowance
  • Shrewsbury
  • South Cheshire Catholic Multi-Academy Trust
  • Start date: Easter or September 2022
Website STMCrewe
Catholic Multi Academy Trust / Phase: Secondary / Role: Teaching / Lecturing
St Thomas More Catholic High School

Salary: Teachers Pay Scale

Plus SEN 2 allowance – £3,373-£4,479 per annum (depending on experience)

Required: Easter or September 2022

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, creative and inspirational SENCO to lead the Special Educational Needs provision. The role will require high levels of personal and professional commitment and the ability to work successfully as part of a team will be essential.

You will be an excellent practitioner with the National SENCO Award (or equivalent) and under the direction of the headteacher be responsible for determining the strategic development of the SEN policy and provision in the school, the day-to-day operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability and provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies.

This role includes teaching and is split 25 hours teaching (including 3 PPA) and 25 hours SENCO across a two-week timetable.

We are a friendly and caring community placing the academic progress and welfare of our students at the heart of everything we do. Professional development is key to our ongoing success and so offer a variety of opportunities for professional development.

Applications from experienced teachers are welcomed. Please state on the application form what your subject(s) are.

For further information and application details please see the school website:


or email:

Mrs Catherine McGlone – PA to Headteacher & HR Manager


Closing date: Wednesday 2nd February 2022, 10:00am

Please do not apply online or download Cheshire East’s Application Form.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring for all appointments will continue for STM vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with Catherine McGlone.

To apply for this job please visit: www.st-thomasmore.cheshire.sch.uk.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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