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SENDCo - Applications are invited for September 2023 or January 2024

The school wishes to appoint a dynamic leader who will build on the work done in recent years on improving provision for young people with SEND.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, vision, resilience and strong interpersonal skills to join the team in our good and rapidly improving school.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a proven track record of good teaching including a demonstrable passion and effectiveness of attainment of students with SEND and prior lower attainment;
  • be an inspirational leader, with evidence of effectively working with and through others to raise standards and with the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of young people;
  • have, or be willing to commit to achieving, the SENDCO qualification

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of students and the local community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website:

Please send completed application by email to:

Closing date: Wednesday 14th June at 5pm

Selection: week commencing 19th June

Interested candidates are welcome to contact the school for an informal conversation with a senior leader about the role and the school or to arrange a visit.

We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.