Inclusions Manager (SENCO)

Phoenix Primary School, Glencoe Road, Chatham TEL: 01634 829009

Pay: Leadership Scale L3-L7 (£44,330 -£49,019)    
Start Date: September 2021   
Closing Date: By noon on Wednesday 14th April 2021.

We are seeking to find a dynamic, charismatic, forward thinking candidate, who has the energy and determination to join our team to oversee SEND and Inclusion.  This post is a vital appointment in terms of fulfilling our vision and ambition for our inclusive school to secure and enhance positive life chances for our most vulnerable students.  We would expect a demonstrable passion for supporting our SEND students and those with barriers to learning.

At Phoenix we have a strong belief that successful provision for students with SEND benefits all students; provision must be built in, not bolted on. This role will involve the promotion of quality-first teaching as a means of promoting inclusion, therefore the successful candidate will be able to model outstanding teaching in the classroom to develop the practice of all staff. You will be responsible for the oversight of the SEND Department.  You will make effective use of data to ensure the success of SEND students, monitoring and leading strategically on the SEND provision, ensuring there are policies, procedures, systems, structures, resources and personnel in place to promote the progress and outcomes of SEND students at Phoenix. 

For more information please see the downloads below.

Applicants will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching, hold the national SEN qualification (or be willing to complete it) and be able to evidence successful strategies used for strategic leadership of SEND/Inclusions, responsibility for SEND policy and leadership of staff. 

We offer:

  • A comprehensive induction programme.
  • Private health care cover.
  • Supportive staff and team of excellent TA’s.
  • Phoenix Laptop.

Any offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring application.

If you are interested in the post, application forms are available on the school website or contact the Heads PA Miss L Mansfield at                                              

Visits are both welcomed and encouraged.

Please return completed application forms to the school by post or by email at If you require further information please contact Mr P.Sears.

Closing date for applications: By noon on Wednesday 14th April 2021.

Phoenix Primary School is a member of the family of The Fort Pitt Thomas Aveling Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.