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Contact Information:
Location: Kendal, Cumbria
Salary: £29,000 - £39,000
Date Posted: 03/10/2019
Closing Date: 11-10-19
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Wings School Cumbria
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications


Kendal, Cumbria.

Closing date for applications: 11 October 2019

Interview date: 17 October 2019

SALARY £29,000 - £39,000

We are currently recruiting for a SENCO to work in our Wings School in Cumbria. Wings Cumbria is an expanding Independent Special School for young people with SEMH issues. With the school growing an opportunity has presented itself to appoint a SENCO to enhance the experiences of the pupils and contribute to staff development.

Key roles and responsibilities:

To lead and manage Special Educational Needs & Disability area within the school in accordance with the published SEN policy and the 2014 SEND Code of Practice: 0–25 years.

Responsible for coordinating learning support workers, and liaising with relevant staff, external agencies and carers/parents.

To develop, with the support of the education team and other colleagues, effective ways of overcoming barriers to learning to maximize the outcomes for Wings School children


To ensure an effective learning environment and support other staff in the implementation of positive behaviour management


To proactively liaise with other relevant institutions in planning referrals and reintegration programmes


To contribute to the in-service training of staff


Person Specification:

You should have experience of:

  • Teaching either at KS2, 3 or 4
  • Qualified teacher with at least four years experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Evidence of work with colleagues in primary, secondary or special schools
  • Experience of training or supporting other teachers
  • Experience of working alongside other teachers in their development and learning
  • Experience of setting targets and monitoring, evaluating and recording progress


Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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