Assistant SENCO
Millthorpe School

Millthorpe School is seeking to appoint an Assistant SENCO to provide support and assistance to the SENCO in the management of the provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND).

As Assistant SENCO, you will undertake a wide range of duties and responsibilities, including ensuring the provision of support for pupils with SEND by implementing and leading intervention groups, supporting and advising colleagues within the school on strategies to support pupils with SEND, working with parents/carers and external agencies, and by line managing the school’s team of Teaching Assistants.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable for all children, who is aware of the national and local agendas in SEND and who can work closely with the team at Millthorpe to ensure the provision for pupils with SEND is the best that it can be. You will have a degree and a specific qualification(s) related to SEND, as well as experience of working with a range of pupils with SEND across key stages.

Millthorpe is a popular and successful school rooted in its community close to the heart of the historic city of York. You will be joining a warm, inclusive and motivated team of over 100 colleagues. In addition, the Trust offers a range of staff benefits, including enrolment in the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme, 24/7 access to an employee assistance programme and a range of family friendly policies.

About this role
  • Assistant SENCO
  • Millthorpe School
  • Permanent
  • Full time (37 hours per week)
  • Term time plus 4 weeks 
  • Grade 8 Level 1-4 (£31,947 – £34,988 per annum) reduced pro rata (Actual annual salary £30,263.64 to £33,144.40)
  • Closing date: midnight on Sunday 3 December 2023
  • Interview date: week commencing 4 December 2023
  • Start Date: January 2024

South Bank Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

Further details about our school are available on our school website.

A job description and person specification for the role is available here.

Please email completed applications to 

To apply please download the application form here.

South Bank Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at midnight either on the advertised closing date, or at the point the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early. Applicants will be invited for interview once suitable applications are received, therefore early applications are strongly encouraged and advised.

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