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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
MPS/UPS £26,139 - £42,077 pro rata
St Joseph's Catholic Infant School, Marsh Lane, London
Working Pattern:
Part Time
13 - 19.5 hours per week. 2-3 days per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/03/2017 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


We are a successful Infant school where there is an emphasis on providing our children with an exciting and rich curriculum. Our children are happy, well behaved and motivated; everyone is valued.

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational part-time SENDCO to work with our enthusiastic and committed team. This post provides a hugely exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to lead the next important stage of development in our SEN provision. The successful candidate will join our new leadership team and will be instrumental in contributing to the exciting progression that is taking place at our school.

We are looking for someone who:-

Will support and promote the inclusive ethos of our school.

Develop each individual's character and talents by encouraging our children to grow in God's love, learning to be the best they can be.

Can guide/assist others to support outstanding practice. Can oversee and lead the provision of SEND across the school.

Can raise attainment and narrow the gap of our SEND pupils.

Is able to lead, inspire and motivate others and word effectively as part of a team.

Is able to work alongside; the Leadership team, Governors, Staff and whole school community to ensure the continued success of our thriving school. 

You will have:

  • The national award in special educational needs, or have started the course

  • The drive and determination to raise pupil achievement and aspirations

  • The ability to motivate and inspire staff

  • Resilience, determination and creativity

  • High expectations of staff and yourself

  • The ability to initiate and develop effective strategies to enable pupils from 3-7 to reach their personal best

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming, caring and hardworking team of staff

  • Personalised continued professional development opportunities

  • Amazing pupils who are keen to do well!

You will be required to work at least 3 days (to be negotiated at interview)  

St. Joseph’s Catholic InfantSchool is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. All appointments must be willing to undergo Child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application packs are available- Please contact the School Office on 0208 539 3000 and ask for Mrs Lanchester or Mrs Boon. Visits to the school are encouraged but not essential.

Closing Date: 20th January 2017  

Shortlising: 24th January 2017  

Interview date: 27th January 2017  

To request an application pack please e-mail  

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following e-mail address:

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.