Job description

Position: SENCO
Pay: £26,619 – £51,237 per annum
Location: Haringey
Start From: As soon as possible
GSL Education is seeking a qualified SENCO for a client Secondary Academy near Haringey, North London. This is a Full Time and Long Term Role.
Key responsibilities and tasks:
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operation of the school’s SEN policy
  • Coordinating provision for children with SEN
  • Liaising with the relevant designated teacher where a looked after pupil has SEN
  • Advising on a graduated approach to providing SEN Support
  • Advising on the deployment of the school’s delegated budget and other resources to meet students’ needs effectively
  • Liaising with parents of children with SEN
  • Liaising with early years providers, other schools, educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, and independent or voluntary bodies
  • Being a key point of contact with external agencies, especially the Local Authority (LA) and LA support services
  • Liaising with potential next providers of education to ensure a young person and their parents are informed about options and a smooth transition is planned
  • Working with the Headteacher and school governors to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities under the Equality Act (2010) with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements
  • Ensuring that the school or maintained nursery keeps the records of all children with SEN up to date
About the SEN department:
  • Ensure a smooth transition into secondary school to equip students with the tools that they require to achieve excellence in their educational experience.
  • An extremely passionate and determined SEN team.
  • Cultivate an inclusive, supportive, and positive learning environment.
  • All students are valued, and their individual needs are recognised to enable pupils to achieve their highest potential by removing any barriers to learning through Quality First Teaching.
  • Committed to identifying the needs of students in order to ensure that the provision is in place is appropriate and beneficial to them achieve their best.
  • Highly committed to working with families to support all of their students.
GSL Education offers:
  • GSL Education is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving educators across the UK.
  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Bespoke service and dedicated Consultants who will support you in securing your new role.
  • A flexible work/home life balance to suit your lifestyle.
  • Commitment to quality and safeguarding.
Please be advised that this role requires strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS on the update service. 
For more information about any of the positions mentioned above, please contact Craig Mitchell at GSL Education as soon as possible. To work with GSL Education, please apply via the application link or visit to apply online.