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SENCO and Deputy Safeguarding Officer

Egglescliffe is a successful and oversubscribed mixed comprehensive 11 – 18 school. Our visitors comment on the extremely positive learning atmosphere at the school and the focus on every student achieving and exceeding their potential.

The school was rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted in both 2008 and 2013.  We also hold the following national awards:

  • Ofsted Outstanding School Status
  • ICT Mark Accredited
  • National Teaching School
  • Sport England Sportsmark
  • Artsmark Gold Award
  • Healthy School Award

We seek to appoint well qualified, dynamic and inspirational SENCO to lead our SEN department who have high aspirations for our SEN learners. We strive to develop the very best practice in teaching and learning and create inspirational learning experiences for all of our SEN students. The successful candidate would, likewise, be committed to the development of themselves and others. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the passion and enthusiasm to contribute to the strategic development of our evolving SEN provision at every level to ensure that our SEN learners’ needs are met to they can excel and achieve. The position is full time, permanent and the start date is 1st September 2016

The successful candidate must have:

  • A commitment, drive and enthusiasm to lead our dedicated and successful team
  • The necessary skills to lead, manage and deploy support staff to support SEN learners across the curriculum
  • A passion for inspiring SEN learners to raise standards of attainment and achievement, being accountable for the outcomes of SEN learners at every level
  • A thorough knowledge of the statutory responsibilities regarding SEN learners
  • A thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, provision and practices to support SEN learners
  • The ability to ensure SEN learners can access a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum which leads to outstanding outcomes
  • An innovative approach to teaching and learning and model excellence in the classroom, particularly with SEN learners
  • Measurable impact as an individual teacher
  • An ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential

Egglescliffe School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative leadership team that is passionate about the progress and development of every student.

Egglescliffe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.


For further information about the role and to download an application form and send your completed application with a 1500 word covering letter to:

Mr S White, Headteacher,
Egglescliffe School,
Urlay Nook Road,
Stockton on Tees.
TS16 0LA

or email to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: Wednesday 11th May 2016, 9:00am

Interviews: Friday 20th May 2016

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