SENCO (Maternity Cover)

The SENCO role is a critical one within the school. We need someone with a proven track record in this role to cover for maternity leave starting February/March 2021, which will be a fixed term maternity cover contract either part or full time, minimum 0.6 FTE.

The SENCO element is a minimum of 0.6 FTE with no timetabled lessons. Any additional hours would be classroom based to suit candidate experience and school needs, for example as teaching assistant or cover supervisor. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements within operational constraints.

The SENCO, under the direction of the Assistant Principal, will:

  • Maintain the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school
  • Be responsible for day-to-day operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual students with SEN or a disability
  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff parents and other agencies
  • Take a lead in deploying tactics to improve educational outcomes for students with SEN or a disability

View the full Job Description for further information. 

How to Apply

To apply for a vacancy, please read the notes for applicants and Silverstone UTC’s Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders. Following this, complete the Application Form and Disclosure of Criminal Conviction Form and send your application to


The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons and must ensure that the highest priority is given to following guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.

The successful candidate will therefore be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please also read our Safeguarding Policy and our Equal Opportunities Policy.



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