Consultant SENCO

Platanos College

  • Negotiable, depending on experience (pro rata)
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking an outstanding, experienced candidate to join our vibrant and successful school (for pupils aged 11-19). The post-holder should either have achieved the SENCO qualification or working towards the qualification. The Consultant SENCO will work 2-3 days per week, leading a young and innovative team under the direction of the Head of School.

Platanos College is an ambitious and high-performing school. We have a new state-of-the-art building with superb ICT facilities. It is just the place for talented, ambitious individuals to develop their career and make their mark.

The ideal candidate should be a strong teacher and practitioner with up-to-date knowledge and experience of SEND. The candidate will have the skills and expertise to drive support for pupils in order to raise achievement and expectations. The candidate will be dedicated to fostering inclusive practices in relation to teaching and learning and safeguarding. They will also have a commitment to the work ethic and ethos of the school and the Platanos Trust.

In return:

  • You will be part of a strong educational environment with the chance to develop and grow;
  • You will be supported with the best professional development and learning opportunities across the trust. 

We want you to succeed too.

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Applicants should complete the employment application form found on our website and return by email to or by post to: HR Office, Platanos College, Clapham Road, London SW9 0AL.

Closing date for applications: 7th June 2024 (or sooner if a suitable number of applications are received before this date).

Start date: September 2024.

Platanos College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy.


Employer Information

Type: Mainstream
Phase: Secondary and post-16
Status: Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11-19 years

Location: Clapham Road, London SW9 0AL
Tel: 020 7733 6156

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