Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

Salary: £21,411.84 pro rata

Start date: ASAP

Contract type: Permanent Part Time (22.5 hours per week)


Our Brighton Bellerbys College is looking for a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) to determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school to allow all students to learn effectively and make outstanding progress.

This is a student facing role working with students to regularly mentor and assess their educational needs whilst also working closely with our teaching staff to identify best strategies for those individuals within the classroom. You would be required to work 22.5 hours per week however we are able to be flexible provided these take place during college hours (8.45am-5.15pm)


  • Maintain an accurate SEND register and provision record to include details as required by exam boards.
  • Liaise with exams office to ensure students needing access arrangements or reasonable adjustments are recognised and supported
  • Work with Study Group colleagues, other schools, educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, and other external agencies where appropriate
  • Analyse assessment data for pupils with SEN or a disability
  • Identify a student’s SEN
  • Co-ordinate support that meets the student’s needs, and monitor its effectiveness
  • Promote the student’s inclusion in the school community and access to the curriculum, facilities and extra-curricular activities
  • Communicate regularly with teachers, relevant Heads of Section and parents when appropriate
  • Identify training needs for staff and how to meet these needs
  • Lead INSET for staff
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students for who you are responsible for and with whom you come into contact.     


  • National Award for SEN Co-ordination or post-graduate specialist assessor qualification (Level 7)
  • A good first degree
  • Teaching experience with international students is desirable
  • Experience of conducting training/leading INSET
  • Experience of working at a whole-school level


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday pro rata


We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  


Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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