SENCO and LAC Co-ordinator

University Academy Long Sutton, 84 Little London, Long Sutton, Spalding, Lincs, PE12 9LF 

Job Category
Schools - Teaching
Job Location(s)
Long Sutton
TLR: 10862
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Ellie Carter
Contact Phone Number
01406 366932
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Required for January 2021

Full Time Position

PAY GRADE TLR: £10,862

University Academy Long Sutton is a popular 11 -16 Academy in the rural market town of Long Sutton, and is part of The Lincolnshire Educational Trust. This may bring the opportunity to work across 2 sites.

The SENCO is a key leader in the Academy and has a critical role in raising standards of attainment for all SEND learners, both academically and pastorally, to ensure that we provide a quality education for all pupils regardless of their ability.

The SENCO also has a responsibility for LAC pupils which is a small but growing number.  Therefore, the role will require the successful candidate to liaise with numerous outside agencies. At present the SENCO manages 11 Teaching Assistants and has a part time SEND Administrative Assistant.

The successful candidate will benefit from:

• full support from Senior Leadership Team and induction

• a strong and caring ethos among staff and pupils

• excellent collaboration between SENCOs across the Trust

• opportunity to engage in CPD opportunities within the two Teaching schools we work with.

This role requires the successful candidate to teach 65% of a timetable. There is no pre-requisite of what subjects they are able to teach.

Visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged. For an informal discussion or to visit the Academy please contact Ellie Carter, Administrator to The Senior Leadership Team either by telephone 01406 362120 or email

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate.

An application pack can be obtained by visiting the Academy website.

Closing date for applications: 25th September 2020

Interviews will take place week commencing: 28th September 2020

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Applicants please note this post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance. This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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