SENCo

Non Class-based

Job start date: 4 May 2021, negotiable
Part-time: 0.4 to 0.6 FTE.
Maternity Cover – Fixed Term Appointment.


“Our school is part of the Future Thinking Partnership (FTP)
which is an established collaboration of 11 Wokingham Schools,
focused on improving teaching and learning through the provision
of on-going high quality professional development”

We are looking to appoint a SENCo to join our Inclusion Team, supporting the leadership team effectively in managing high quality provision for pupils with SEND, raising standards and enabling all pupils to achieve good outcomes. We would prefer the successful candidate to have completed the SENCo qualification or be prepared to undertake it.

We will be seeking a part-time experienced practitioner who is fully conversant with of the Code of Practice 2014 and has an understanding of the requirements; who can demonstrate knowledge of a good range of programmes and interventions, has good communication skills and is sensitive to the needs of the children and their parents, and must be up to date with the new National Curriculum.

We can offer you:

  • A positive, caring ethos with children and learning at the heart of all we do
  • Happy children who are enthusiastic, motivated and engaged learners
  • Talented, friendly and supportive teaching and admin teams
  • A structured and supportive induction programme 
  • An Inclusion team to work with (another SENCo and designated TA staff to SEND)
  • A school team committed to your professional development with proven success 
  • Excellent learning environment, resources and extensive grounds
  • Good relationships with parents, carers and the wider community
  • A leadership team that wants to continuously improve and enable everyone to thrive
  • Well informed and effective Governing body
  • Part of the two Wokingham Borough School Partnerships – FTP & SLA, both providing excellent networks and training opportunities for all staff

The successful candidate will be required to: 

  • Manage a well-trained and enthusiastic TA team
  • Encourage continuous professional development
  • Foster excellent working relationships with staff, parents and carers

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have the confidence, skills and abilities to manage SEND provision through the school 
  • Be able to inspire, challenge and motivate all children to achieve
  • Promote and celebrate the talents and skills of all pupils 
  • Have high expectations of learning, progress and behaviour
  • Ability to use initiative to work flexibly
  • Have a commitment to working strategically as part of a team to improve standards of teaching and learning

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For further information please contact: Miss Caroline Sloan, School Administrator 0118 954 0770 or admin@rivermead.wokingham.sch.uk.

Applications and a job description can be found on our website: http://www.rivermead.wokingham.sch.uk/recruitment.

Applications considered on receipt for interview.


Rivermead Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Rivermead Primary School

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Rivermead Primary School
Loddon Bridge Road
Woodley
Reading
Berkshire
RG5 4BS

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