At St Michael’s, we are seeking to appoint a SENCo in April for 2 days a week, but may be willing to wait until September 2021 for the right candidate.

We are looking for a SENCo who:

  • Has a passion for meeting the needs of all learners

  • Recognises children as individuals

  • Develop teachers' skill in inclusive practice

  • Leads a team of TAs and LSAs to drive progress

  • Contributes to whole school developments.

  • Commits to their own professional development

  • Has a positive attitude to their life, their work and their colleagues as well as the children and families they work with.

  • Is self-motivated, but collaborative, sharing and open, who look for solutions rather than problems

We are proud of our:

  • Engaging pupils

  • Committed, dedicated staff

  • Excellent support and encouragement from Governors and the Senior Leadership Team

  • Professional development (CPD) and career development opportunities

  • Ethos of focusing on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all pupils and staff

We can offer you:

  • 224 fantastic children

  • Highly skilled and experienced teaching assistants

  • High quality CPD

  • A nurturing and inclusive environment

  • A supportive team of colleagues

  • An active local network of SENCos

  • A school that is committed to improving its SEN practice

  • Membership to Herts Rewards, our employee benefits scheme including discounts and cashback for high street shops and online shopping

  • Subscription to our comprehensive Healthcare and Wellbeing package

  • Generous pension provision

  • Optional Childcare Vouchers scheme

  • Annual Occasional Day

  • Various staff social events during the academic year

  • Free on-site car park

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Model outstanding classroom practice

  • Be passionate about ensuring that pupils get the very best education at all times

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Motivate and support colleagues and work collaboratively with professionals from a range of outside agencies

  • Have a range of people management skills and an ability to tackle issues and be accountable and responsible for decisions

  • Have the commitment to improve the lives of children and young people and develop individuals

Click here to see the Person Specification and Job Description.

Please see our school website for a virtual tour and get in touch with the headteacher to ask any questions about the role.

For more information and to apply, please follow this link:,senco_62459.htm

In order to safeguard our children, all the relevant employment checks will be completed including an enhanced DBS.