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Grange Road, Longford, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 6BB
Foxford Community School
Full Time
L5-L9 (£48,895 - £53,973)
8th February 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th March 2023 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
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As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1308039

In December 2022, Ofsted graded our school as ‘’good’ in all categories and identified the strategic SEND strategy as good. “Leaders ensure that effective support is in place for pupils with SEND. Teachers receive appropriate training, so that they can meet pupils’ individual needs”.

As we will embark on our next strategic journey of SEND, we are seeking to appoint an additional SENCO to join our team to further develop and lead on inclusion across the school. The successful applicant’s line manager will be the Senior Assistant Headteacher, SENCO and SLE for SEND so will be well supported.

We are looking for an experienced professional who can lead the strategic direction and development of SEND policy and provision, ensuring that Foxford School continues to be an inclusive environment where students with SEND can thrive and achieve expected outcomes.

You will lead the provision which supports students with their academic, personal and social development. The role is demanding but very rewarding. The post will lead a wider team with enthusiasm and commitment and will support staff to deliver high quality first teaching in line with the SEND Code of Practice in our fantastic school. In return, you will benefit from working within a forward thinking, creative and dynamic strategic leadership team providing you with whole school experience and opportunities to develop your career.

The successful applicant will:

  • Ideally hold the National SENCO award; although we are prepared to offer training to the right candidate
  • Have a detailed understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and experience of delivery within this framework;
  • Have experience of working with young people who hold EHCPs;
  • Be able to lead a team of pastoral and classroom support staff;
  • Be able to work as part of the extended leadership team to ensure the achievement of students across the school;
  • Be a committed, highly competent, energised, reflective and resilient individual;
  • Possess the skills and determination to make a profound difference to the lives of our students by sharing our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting

We will play to your strengths and can offer you:

  • A range of benefits which include cycle to work, free parking, an employee discount scheme, a laptop/iPad.
  • A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition.
  • Annual Learning & Teaching Conference for all Teaching Staff.

We are proud to be part of Castle Phoenix Trust. This facilitates an opportunity to play to your strengths and provide excellent collaboration between colleagues and leaders, access to effective CPD and the chance to develop professionally. The Trust is committed to invest in and develop all staff and, most importantly, bring about the best possible outcomes for our students who deserve the very best. Our Trust values are really important to all of us and include Respect to All, From All, Innovation and Collaboration.


Safeguarding Statement:


Staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect students, who they are responsible for or in contact with, from discrimination and avoidable harm. All staff, where paid or voluntary, have a duty to keep young people safe and to protect them from harm. When an individual accepts a role that involves working with children and young people they need to understand acknowledge that the responsibilities and trust are inherent to that role. There will be a requirement that staff observe their obligations in accordance with the Trust’s safeguarding procedure and report any concerns in accordance with the procedure to the appropriate person.

Foxford Community School

Foxford Community School