Download our model job description and person specification
We have created a model job description and person specification for a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO), for you to download and adapt to reflect the role in your school.
It's based on the responsibilities set out in the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice and the SEND Regulations 2014, and requirements in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document.
Make sure your job advert complies with safeguarding guidance and equality law
You're not required to advertise this position internally or externally, but it's good practice to do so. Find out what you need to include in your job advert for maintained schools and academies to help you recruit safely.