SENCo (E1325) - Gledhow Primary School

Gledhow Primary School is a three form entry school with a diverse pupil context.  We are seeking to appoint a SENCo on a permanent contract, who will assume the role of SENCo with a small amount of class teaching required. 

The successful candidate will be supported in the SENCO role by:-

  • our Assistant Head with responsibility for Inclusion, 
  • our Assistant SENCo and 
  • dedicated Speech and Language resource.

Applications from an existing experienced SENCo would be welcome, but especially so if the candidate has undertaken the National Award for SEN Coordinator. 

We require the following skills and qualities:

  • An excellent communicator, both spoken and written with good organisational skills, warmth and enthusiasm for maximising the progress/independence of SEN pupils. 
  • Someone who is proactive in change management, able to organise and implement a whole school SEN Action Plan with energy and enthusiasm.
  • An energetic practitioner with the knowledge, skills and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and assessment strategies to make a positive impact on the progress of pupils who have a range of barriers to learning. 


Visits to the school are welcomed and times have been identified to look around:-

  • Monday 25th September 2023 at 3.30 pm
  • Monday 2nd October 2023 at 9.30 am

Please email our school office or telephone 0113-2930392 to arrange a visit. 

Shortlisted candidate will be notified by 9th October 2023 and invited to attend an interview in School, week commencing 16th October 2023. 

To apply for this role, please email or call 0113 2930392 for an application pack.

Application forms should be emailed to Gail Holmes, Business Manager at or posted to arrive no later than Friday 6th October 2023, to Gledhow Primary School, Lidgett Lane, Leeds LS8 1PL.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The details of the DBS Code of Conduct can be found here: 

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.

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