The Ferrers School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic SENCo / Teacher of Special Educational Needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated professional to play a key part in the leadership of our Special Educational Needs department. The successful candidate would lead the department supporting and promoting an inclusive culture throughout the school, enabling all students to achieve their best, overcoming barriers to learning and participation.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding and experienced SEN Teacher with three or more years’ experience as a successful classroom practitioner who wishes to develop their career as a member of the extended Leadership Team.

At The Ferrers School, we are committed to developing an academic culture where the highest standards are expected of staff and students. Applications are invited from strong candidates able to:

The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player, with a true passion for SEND and an understanding of the strategies required to motivate and inspire students.

We are looking for someone who understands the value of high-quality assessment and uses this to drive planning and progress. The successful candidate will be expected to draw upon the latest resources and teaching methods.

We would welcome applications from any teacher who is keen to immerse themselves in a hardworking, supportive, forward looking department.

The Ferrers School is part of the successful and expanding Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust, a group of primary and secondary schools located between Stamford and Cambridge along the A1 - A14 corridor. All the schools are growing and there is a need to develop capacity, expertise and excellence in our staff body.

The Ferrers School offers opportunities to become part of a team of staff who are making a real difference to the students they teach. CMAT, which was ranked 5th across all Multi Academy Trusts nationally in 2017 in terms of student progress, is a success story that continues to grow.

CMAT is also driven by our ability to adapt to the changing educational landscape led by determined staff who bring our academies alive with their enthusiastic personalities, unshakeable work ethic and their commitment to delivering exceptional learning experiences for our children. What makes The Ferrers School, and the Trust as a whole, different is that we know how to nurture and bring out the very best in our talented staff.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact us prior to applying and arrange a visit to find out more about our school. Please contact Alison Davies to make an appointment on 01933 313411 or

Details of the post and an application form can be found on our

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 9th March 2020

Interview date: Monday 16th March 2020

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found. Early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

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Closing date
Monday 09 March 2020
School name
The Ferrers School
Mrs Angela Smith
DfE school no.
Queensway Higham Ferrers Rushden Northants
NN10 8LF
01933 313411
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