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Barnet’s Pre-school Inclusion Team - Area SENCO

  • Part time
    Part time (2½ days to include all day on Wednesdays) / Required from January 2018 or sooner
  • Outer London Leadership 1 (L1) – Leadership 5 (L5)
    (Actual part time salary range - £21,248 - £23,291)

Are you passionate about the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities?

Are you a positive, self-motivated, well-organised person with a 'can-do' attitude?

We are looking for a part time Area SENCO to work in the Pre-school Inclusion Team. Area SENCOs provide support, advice and training to early years setting SENCOs within pre-schools, children’s centres and child-minding settings to help them to carry out the SENCO role and duties, and to promote inclusive learning environments. The Pre-school Inclusion Team are home-based mobile workers so you will need to be able to work from your own home.

You will possess a teaching qualification and have extensive knowledge of early childhood development, the Early Years Foundation Stage and experience of working with children 0-5 years. It is essential to have extensive experience of working with young children with SEND and their families. You will need to have experience of delivering training to others, as this role has an extensive training delivery brief. You will also need excellent inter-personal and communication skills, have the ability to work on your own initiative but also to be an effective team player. This is a dynamic and exciting post within a well respected and high profile team.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Thursday 5th October 2017
Candidates who have been successfully selected for interview will be informed by phone on: Friday 13th October 2017
Provisional Interview date: Thursday 19th October 2017

For further information and an informal discussion contact:
Hilary Solomon, Team Leader, Pre-school Inclusion Team
on (020) 8359 7612 / 07956 224 448 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an application pack please contact:
Bijal Jiwan at Oakleigh School on (020) 8368 5336; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Oakleigh School, Oakleigh Road North, London N20 0DH

Online Application Forms
(email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post to Oakleigh School):

To view details please download the following PDF documents*:
- Job Description
- Person Specification
- Letter to potential applicants from Hilary Solomon

Oakleigh and the Acorn Centre are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff are required to have an enhanced DBS.


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