Our Terms


TSR Education Ltd provides usage of the SENCO FORUM as a free public service to its users. The SENCO FORUM was designed to encourage SEN professionals across the UK to collaborate, share best practice and support each other in their roles. We trust that the forum will be used correctly by our members.

By registering or logging in to the SENCO FORUM, you are agreeing to follow our terms of use outlined below. You electronically agree, on initial registration, that you agree to our terms of use and privacy policy.

Forum Terms

Moderators of the SENCO FORUM will immediately block users who post material or views that can be considered aggressive, racially abusive, false, inaccurate, sexually orientated, abusive, hateful or otherwise objectionable. We request that all users post, share or comment with relevant and personally non-judgemental postings relevant to the SEN sector.

By submitting content to the SENCO FORUM, users grant TSR Education Ltd royalty-free and irrevocable permission to reproduce, download and print any material that you post; you are responsible for obtaining permission to use any material posted that is not your own. Any material, information, or other communication you transmit or post to the SENCO FORUM will be considered non-confidential and will be posted displaying your first and last name used during registration. Do not post specific examples using the names of pupils.

Moderators may edit or remove content on the SENCO FORUM at their discretion at any time.

The following activity is considered unacceptable and will result in the immediate closure of your account:

  • Posting specific examples using the names of pupils. Keep your posts professional and general.
  • Spamming (posting the same comment multiple times).
  • Advertisements or sales are strictly not permitted. If you would like to advertise on our site, contact us via email at info@sencoforum.com
  • Personal discriminations including racial, ethnic or gender-based insults.
  • Impersonating or falsely claiming to represent another person, school or company.
  • Producing multiple accounts. There is no need to have more than one.
  • Unlawful activity.

You are strictly prohibited from compiling and using other users’ personal information, including usernames, email addresses or other contact information that may appear on the forum. You agree not to create or compile marketing and/or mailing lists from any information recorded on the website; regardless if it was made publicly available by the user themselves.

All SENCO FORUM topics and replies are posted using your first and last name collected during the registration process.

Forum Emails

All users who register on our SENCO FORUM will receive an email notification of new topics posted on the forum. You will not receive further emails regarding the posted topic unless you contribute a reply or subscribe to the topic by logging into the forum and clicking the “Subscribe” button, which can be found at the top right of the topic.

If you wish to not receive any email notifications then you should use the unsubscribe button included with every email.

Affiliate Disclaimer

TSR Education Ltd may choose to partner with advertisers who pay commission for advertising links or purchases made from third-party websites accessed via the Senco Forum. TSR Education Ltd will only partner with companies that offer products or services we believe to be relevant for SENCOs.

Send Consultants

We are committed to providing a platform that connects schools with a diverse array of UK Education and SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Consultants who offer a wide range of skills, knowledge, and expertise. Our goal is to facilitate collaboration and support within the educational community.

Purpose of Send Consultants

The “Send Consultants” section of our website, located at https://www.sencoforum.com/send-consultants/, is designed to serve as a directory of SEND Consultants who are available to offer their support and guidance. These professionals bring valuable insights and experience to the Senco Forum, making it a resourceful hub for information and assistance in the field of special education.

Non-Endorsement Disclaimer

It is crucial to note that while SEND Consultants are active members of our community and provide valuable contributions, they do not endorse or vouch for any content, including but not limited to our chosen affiliates, job postings, blog posts, or other topics and replies found on this forum. Their presence on the Senco Forum is intended solely to share their knowledge and expertise, and their participation should not be construed as an endorsement of any specific content or viewpoint.

We strongly encourage all users of Senco Forum to exercise their own judgment and discretion when engaging with any content or information provided on this platform. The views expressed by members, including SEND Consultants, are their own and may not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Senco Forum or its administrators.

If you no longer agree to be bound by our terms of use or privacy policy, you must delete your account immediately.

Job Board Terms

Please note that the job board available on this site is solely for the education and childcare sectors (specifically related to SEN). Unrelated job advertisements will be removed.


Advertisements displayed on the site are provided by prospective employers and their agents and are not reviewed by TSR Education Ltd. We accept no responsibility or liability for the contents of advertisements and expect candidates and prospective employers to carry out such verification procedures as are customary and prudent in the circumstances. TSR Education Ltd attempts to verify the identity and the nature of the business of companies advertising on SENCO FORUM, however, does not make any warranties as to their authenticity.

Important: Any personal information you voluntarily provide to advertising companies on this site becomes available to them and may be accessed, used and stored by them. Accordingly, you should not post sensitive personal information or any other information that you wish to not make public to any other company. You should never provide your national insurance number, financial information, passport details or any other sensitive information via this site.


Job seekers have the opportunity to upload their CV on SENCO FORUM to be contacted directly by Schools and other recruiters via email, post and telephone. You may remove your CV and information at any time, however, you acknowledge and agree to notify Schools and any other recruiters whom had already downloaded your data that you no longer wish to be contacted. TSR Education Ltd are not responsible for the way in which Schools and other recruiters use and store your information. By uploading your CV to this website you agree to be contacted by third parties who use this website for the purposes of recruitment.

Furthermore, you agree to only upload accurate information about your experiences and qualifications.

Advertising on SENCO FORUM (www.sencoforum.com)

By submitting a vacancy on this website, you are authorising TSR Education Ltd to post such vacancy and allow users of the site to submit applications to you.

By advertising on SENCO FORUM (www.sencoforum.com) you are responsible for the content of the vacancy and will indemnify TSR Education Ltd against any claim, loss, liability, expense and/or damage (“Losses”) in connection therewith.

You shall include in the job description the following information:

Any qualifications and/or authorisations required by law or any or by any relevant professional body:

If the rate of pay is included, the job description must also include the nature of the work, the location, minimum experience, training and/or qualifications required in order for an applicant to receive such rate of pay; and/or

Where the Client is an employment agency or employment business (as defined in the Employment Agencies Act 1973), it must state in which capacity it is acting in relation to the vacancy.

The Client shall provide sufficient details about itself and the vacancy to applicants including without limitation the Client’s identity, the nature of its business, the nature of the role, the type of work to be performed, the commencement date, the likely duration, the hours of work, the location, the remuneration, the intervals of payment and benefits, and the notice periods required to be given and received.

Applicants’ responses will be forwarded by TSR Education Ltd by e-mail. The Client is responsible for verifying the information contained in applicants’ responses and TSR Education Ltd accepts no responsibility for the content of any such application. In particular, but without limitation, the Client is responsible for verifying the applicant’s identity, eligibility to work, experience, training, qualifications and authorisations required by the Client, by law or by any relevant professional body for the vacancy.

All and any subsequent dealings between the Client and any applicant in connection with the applicant’s response to the job posting are the responsibility of the Client, and TSR Education Ltd accepts no liability whatsoever therewith. The Client will indemnify TSR Education Ltd against any Losses in connection therewith

The Client will comply with all applicable laws, including without limitation: the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Equality Act 2010. By submitting a vacancy to the Website, the Client thereby confirms that the content of the vacancy complies with the Code of Practice on Employment provided by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

The Client shall indemnify TSR Education Ltd against any Losses in connection therewith.

The Client, if an employment agency or an employment business, will comply with the provisions of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Businesses Regulations 2003 (“the Regulations”) and the Employment Agencies Act 1973 in relation to all vacancies posted on SENCO FORUM (www.sencoforum.com) site, communications with applicants and management of applicants’ details. The Client shall indemnify TSR Education Ltd against any Losses in connection therewith.

The Client shall not post any vacancy where:

there is a risk to the health and safety of any applicant at the location where the work is to be performed, unless the Client undertakes to inform the candidates of such risks and the steps taken to prevent or control such risks; or

the role involves working with vulnerable persons, including without limitation persons under the age of 18 or persons in need of care and attention by reason of old age, infirmity or any other circumstances, unless the Client undertakes, in respect of the candidate to be placed, (i) to obtain copies of any relevant qualifications or authorisations of the candidate; (ii) to obtain two references from persons who are not relatives of the candidate; and (iii) to take all other reasonably practicable steps, including without limitation complying with all relevant laws, codes of practices and guidelines issued by relevant authorities, to confirm that the candidate is not unsuitable for the position concerned.

By posting any vacancy set out in sub-clauses 38 (1) and (2) above, the Client is deemed to give the relevant undertakings. Where the Client is an employment business or agency, the Client shall offer copies of the documents obtained under sub-clauses 38 (2) (i) and (ii) to the hirer.

The Client accepts responsibility for any detriment which it may suffer or incur in respect of the engagement of an applicant and shall hold TSR Education Ltd harmless against any Losses in connection therewith. The Client shall use all reasonable endeavours to ascertain that it will not be detrimental to the interests of the applicant it intends to engage (if any) to work for the Client in the vacancy posted.

TSR Education Ltd reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to remove any vacancy at any time without reason. Examples of vacancies that may be removed include, but are not limited to:

  • those that TSR Education Ltd considers illegal, inappropriate or fraudulent
  • those that directly or indirectly require or ask for application or registration fees
  • those that advertise, pyramid, network marketing or get-rich-quick schemes
  • those that have been indiscriminately posted or duplicated across multiple sectors
  • those that advertise websites, services, businesses, business opportunities and/or contact details
  • those of Clients who solicit staff from any member of TSR Education Ltd
  • those that are not related to the education or childcare sector

In addition:

The information and services available on SENCO FORUM are provided for the sole purpose of individuals looking for employment opportunities and career information and for employers seeking to recruit staff. You may use, print and download information from the site for these purposes only and for no other personal or commercial purpose. You may not otherwise copy, display, transmit or distribute any material from the site and if you do or if you perform any other unauthorized processing of information on the site it shall be deemed a material breach of these terms and conditions which, in the case of a Customer, shall entitle us to terminate the Services immediately on notice in writing. Further, we reserve the right to suspend the provision of the Services to you in circumstances where we reasonably believe that you have performed any unauthorized processing of information. In respect of any personal data accessed or otherwise processed by a Customer as a result of access to the site or the Services, the Customer agrees that it shall be the sole data controller of such personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and, as such, shall be solely responsible for its processing.

All copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the site and the material available on the site belongs to TSR Education Ltd or its third-party suppliers. Use of the site does not give you any proprietary rights in such materials.


TSR Education Ltd has taken due diligence to ensure that this website and applications received via this website are malware and virus free, however, you agree to use this site exempting TSR Education Ltd from all responsibility and only after ensuring you have up-to-date and accredited virus checking software.


Prices are as specified in SENCO FORUM (www.sencoforum.com). Any discounts agreed are confidential and may not be disclosed by the customer.

A job posted on SENCO FORUM (www.sencoforum.com) will remain live for a minimum of 30 days unless removed by the customer in “manage jobs” section of your account. Job credits you purchase do not have an expiry date. We reserve the right to retract free advertising credits. All prices are quoted exclusive of VAT. The invoice will be sent to the email address you create your account with. TSR Education Ltd reserve the right to grant free credits and discounts to new and existing customers.

We will take reasonable steps to provide a reliable service to you. However, TSR Education Ltd cannot guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of any of the applications nor can we guarantee that you will receive any applications at all. You acknowledge and accept that this is beyond our control, and refunds cannot be given in the event of untruthful information being submitted by any applicants, or in the event that you receive any applications at all.