The Willink School
February 11, 2021
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
MPR/UPR plus Management Allowance 3 (£7,017)
Working Pattern
Full Time • September 2021
Closing Date
March 09, 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator to have overall responsibility for students with SEND and lead our learning support team. This is a wonderful opportunity for experienced professionals or those seeking their first SENCO appointment. Potential is as important as experience; the successful candidate will gain from a senior leadership team with expertise in SEND. The appointee will either already have the National SENDCo Accreditation Award or be willing to undergo the necessary training. This is a full time post with a teaching timetable and subject choice open.

We care greatly for our students and are passionate about social justice. We believe that every child, regardless of social background or circumstance, has the right to an enriching and rigorous academic education. We all share a commitment to ensuring the children in our care are able to feel safe, happy and supported to achieve their full potential. If these values are ones you hold then we would welcome your application.

The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school with a strong international ethos. Around two-thirds of students in a normal year achieve grade 5 or higher in English and mathematics. The school has 1150 students on roll including 190 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading. The school received an exceptional Ofsted report in June 2019. As a National Teaching School and Maths Hub lead school we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development.

For further information please visit the school website by clicking on the Apply button.

The closing date for final applications is Tuesday 9th March 2021, however we are likely to conduct interviews as applications are they are received.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at

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