Skip to main content


Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Belle Vue Primary School
£30,00.00 to £41,333.00 per annum (Main Scale + SEN allowance)
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

View more

Job Details



Salary: Main Scale + SEN allowance

Contract: Fixed-term Maternity Cover

Part-time Required as soon as possible (3 days per week)

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Part-time SENCO to cover maternity leave. You must be dynamic, enthusiastic and committed to inclusive education. You will be responsible for leading and managing the School's provision for students with SEND and make a wider contribution to whole school improvement.

Can you inspire, motivate and innovate? Are you research focused? Can you act independently as well as in a team? As SENCO you will be supporting the development of a whole school ethos in which the raising of student aspiration is central to your work. You must be seen as a highly effective leader and an excellent practitioner. You will set the highest standards for yourself and others and must be committed to all students receiving an outstanding educational experience in a school that is focussed on raising standards at every level.

As a school we need someone with:

· Experience of implementing strategies on a whole-school basis to support students with SEND

· A thorough understanding of The Code of Practice

· A thorough understanding of how best to support a range of students with multiple learning difficulties

· Experience of managing and working with a team of teachers/TAs

Working at Belle Vue you can expect:

· Support from the Senior Leadership Team and a team of experienced teachers

· Opportunities for CPD

· Wonderful children

· Supportive parents

· A positive approach to work life balance

· A welcoming and friendly school

Belle Vue Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and also promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We strongly advise that any prospective candidates view the school before applying. To do this, please contact Mrs L Millinchip on 01384 389900.

If you would like to apply for this position, please refer to the job description and person specification and download the application form. It is vital that you include a personal statement alongside the application form. Please note that we do not accept CV applications.

Closing date: Sunday 2nd June 2024

Interview date: Monday 10th June 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.  

Effective from September 2022, KCSIE states as part of the shortlisting process schools and colleges should consider carrying out on-line searches, as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This is to determine suitability to work with children and keep them safe. All shortlisted candidates are now subject to an on-line check and if there is anything concerning, then the shortlisted candidate will be asked to comment on it either prior to or at interview.

N.B., We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via 

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance;

If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue, then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via

Dudley Council will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The Council’s full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at



Attached documents
Senco Job description & Spec (1).docx


Top tip when applying – As we’ve got a new recruitment system the application process has changed a little and we hope you’ll like it! 

You’ll first need to register and create a profile the first time you apply. 

Creating your profile will enable you do things such as track your application progress, view emails you’ve received from us and manage communication preferences, manage your interview bookings and offer information if successful.

About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

Company info
01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert