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SENCO and Inclusion Leader
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/29327
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 08/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 0.6FTE
  • Salary: £28000 - £43685 + TLR 2a/2b £3017 - £5023 (level dependent on experience) pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: West Blatchington Primary and Nursery School, Hove

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SENCO and Inclusion Leader

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: January 2023

We are looking for a SENCO & Inclusion Leader to join our leadership team and champion inclusion across our primary school, which includes a nursery and an ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) Facility. This role will involve leading and managing the delivery of exemplary SEND provision in order to ensure that all pupils achieve their full potential. This is a perfect opportunity for a dynamic and talented leader, with a proven track record of raising achievement and improving teaching and learning. 

About the role

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Drive the schools vision and values in relation to Inclusion
  • Play an active part in whole school evaluation and school improvement planning for Inclusion
  • Lead, manage and monitor the Inclusion budgets including strategic delegation of internal and external resources in order to drive standards and secure good value for money
  • Have a proven ability to advise and support all staff in identifying barriers to learning, to enable staff to plan in class provision and interventions to meet the needs of pupils
  • Be extremely capable of working under pressure and prioritising time and tasks appropriately, whilst meeting deadlines
  • Work with the SLT and staff to develop effective strategies to bridge barriers to learning through the Graduated Approach (Assess, Plan, Do, Review)
  • Be able to analyse data and act on it appropriately to ensure all targeted pupils are able to maximise their potential
  • Have the ability to build strong and effective working relationships with the senior leadership team, wider staff, outside agencies and the local authority
  • Is able to respond to safeguarding concerns in a knowledgeable and timely manner, in their role as Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Hold the National SENCO Award, or be working towards it, unless qualified through performing the role of SENCO prior to and since September 2009.
  • There is an expectation that the successful candidate can lead by example and that they have the skills to model high quality teaching and learning across the primary age range.

We can offer you:

  • Talented, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues who are committed to continuous improvement.
  • A fantastic, inspirational and state of the art new school building.
  • Friendly, caring pupils who support and respect each other.
  • An inclusive school serving a wide and diverse community.
  • A happy, positive and vibrant working environment.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development.
  • An ethos that is ambitious for all.

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 8th December

Interview date: Monday 12th December

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email direct to the school address:                     

Telephone: 01273 770777


Additional information

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.


Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.