Assistant SENCo

Post Ref: P220

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person to join the SEN team located at Carleton High School. This is a key role in school, providing support to our students as directed by the SENCo. You will need to be able to quickly develop positive working relationships with SEN students and have an understanding of their needs in order to carry out the role effectively.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide efficient administration for the SEN department
  • Work alongside the SENCo to establish best practice for inclusion
  • Develop good working relationships with parents and multi agencies to positively support our SEN students
  • Collate and update information from teachers, ESA’s, parents and outside agencies
  • Type, copy and distribute the SEN Register and EHCPs to relevant members of staff and carry out other duties commensurate with the grade as specified in the job specification.

To apply for this position and to obtain further information, please download and complete the forms on the links below:




Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am Monday 17th December 2018.

Interviews are planned to be held on the 20th December.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks.

Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: Grade 6 (SCP 22-25) - Salary Range £18,267.93 - £20,299.63 per annum
Role Level: Non-Teaching and Support
Location: Carleton High School
Closing Date: Monday 18th December 12AM
Interview Date: Thursday 20th December 2018
Job Specification: Download
Application Form: Download