SENCO- September

SENCO/Inclusion Manager - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 5338Thursday 16 May 2024


London Borough of Croydon



Secondary SEMH school


Are you a SENCO who is ready for a new role working in a fantastic School part of a fantastic Trust? 


We here at Parker Smith are working with a wonderful setting in the London Borough of Croydon who are looking for a SENCO to join their amazing team of professionals supporting students with Social, Emotional, Mental Health.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement the SEN Development Plan, ensuring our school remains at the forefront of inclusive education. Monitor and evaluate the performance of our SEND policies and practices to ensure they meet national, local, and school requirements.
  • Teaching and Learning: Identify and adopt the most effective teaching approaches for pupils with SEND. Collaborate with teachers to tailor learning activities that meet the individual needs of our pupils, fostering their independence and academic growth.
  • Staff Development: Lead the transition to the new SEND Code of Practice. Provide training opportunities for teaching assistants, teachers, and other staff, ensuring they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to support our pupils effectively.
  • Collaboration: Build and maintain professional relationships with children, families, local authorities, and other professionals. Liaise with the Governing Body to inform them of progress and ensure high standards across all key stages.
  • Assessment and Progress Monitoring: Set challenging targets for pupils with SEND, ensuring early identification and intervention. Keep parents informed about their child's progress and work closely with them to support their development.
  • Quality Assurance: Promote a positive ethos and inclusive culture within the school. Ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities and support their general progress and well-being.


Why work with us? 

  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide teachers with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help teachers navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Interview preparation and coaching: we provide interview preparation and coaching tailored to the specific school to help you feel more confident and prepared for interviews.
  • Salary negotiation: we provide guidance on salary negotiation, ensuring that you receive a fair and competitive salary including SEN points, TLR etc
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made, including assistance with contract negotiations, relocation, and settling into a new teaching position.


If you think you would be an incredible asset to a team then please do get in touch by applying to this advert or emailing

Unfortunately if you are not contacted within 5 working days it means your application has been unsuccessful, we will however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. We will help you with this.

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