Inclusive Learning Manager (SENCO)

Full Time ( hours per week, Term Time plus two weeks ( weeks per year)

Grade K – £, to £, (actual: £, to £,)


We are looking to recruit an innovative and inspirational SENCO to lead SEN and Inclusion across our college. Working with teachers, students and their family, support staff and outside agencies, you will shape and deliver a truely inclusive learning environment for all.

This newly created role has the potential to make a significant contribution to the experience our students by creating a culture of inclusive learning and ensuring each and every student has an opportunity to thrive and flourish, reaching their fullest and improving outcomes for all our students.

As the Inclusive Learning Manager, you will have will have responsibility for all aspects of inclusion across our college; developing outstanding whole college practice in inclusive education, leading, developing and managing a high standard of provision for learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and ensuring outstanding achievement for all students with SEND. You will work with all staff, modelling the high expectations that shape every young person at St Brendan’s Sixth Form College.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader who will:

Lead a team of highly dedicated professionals;

Coordinate an outstanding service ensuring provision is in place to support individual students with SEN or a disability;

Have a detailed knowledge of SEND Code of Practice and up to date knowledge of statutory obligations;

Be passionate about inclusive practice and equality of opportunity;

Raise achievement across college for SEND students through excellent teaching and learning.

To be successful you must be able to establish excellent relationships with students and colleagues, be flexible and show evidence of your ability to work well within a team, as well as being able to demonstrate clear leadership qualities, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Your knowledge and expertise will be key in supporting colleagues in their awareness and understanding of student needs and inclusive approaches to teaching and learning. You will play an important role in communicating with students and their families, to sharing and supporting understanding, setting meaningful targets for joint-working and reviewing plans and provision for student support.

This role will suit a well-qualified teacher or an individual with significant experience working within SEND or an inclusive learning environment.

If you are someone who puts students first, proactively focuses on the development, shares best practice and inspires others then we want to hear from you.

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, we may shortlist, interview or close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.