This job expired on 29 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale and Upper Pay Scale

Additional allowances

SENDCO Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Beck Primary School and Cascade Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an Assistant SENDCO to join the Trust and the Beck Inclusion and Access Team.

Our vision at Cascade MAT is to transform the life chances of our children; ensure safe and secure learning environments; create inspirational places for our staff to work and to be an influential part of the local community. 

Across the Trust and at Beck we inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other. This is an exciting time to join Cascade Multi Academy Trust with each of its four schools judged as good by Ofsted.

We are looking for candidates who are:

  • Committed to excellence for children with additional needs
  • Keen to take on a leadership role and to develop their leadership skills as a SENDCO, working alongside an experienced SENDCO.
  • Experienced as a classroom teacher, with knowledge of strategies to support children with special education needs.
  • Excited by new challenges and working within a team
  • Forward thinking, passionate about the role and are ready to inspire our staff and children to ensure every child fulfils their potential
  • The role will be fluid over time linked to priorities, but will initially involve supporting the leadership of SEND small group provisions within school. This will include part time teaching within our Cosy Cove provision.
A full outline of skills and experience are included in our recruitment pack.

What the school offers its staff

Beck and Cascade can provide the following:  

  • Excellent opportunities to work with experienced SEND leaders, within the school and across the Trust.
  • An environment where innovation is welcomed and supported
  • A school leadership team that cares about your wellbeing
  • Amazing colleagues, children and families
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • A career pathway
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee benefits including Westfield Health, access to a listening service and Cycle to Work

Commitment to safeguarding

Cascade MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding policy and Safer Recruitment policy can be found on Cascade’s website.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education advice, the Trust will carry out online searches for shortlisted candidates.

Shortlisted candidates are required to complete a self-declaration criminal history form prior to interview and any disclosures will be discussed with candidates at the interview stage.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS prior to employment commencing. 

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About Beck Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
734 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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About the School:
We would love you to come and visit us and have a tour of the school.

Beck Primary School is the largest Primary School in Sheffield, educating pupils from 2 – 11 years old. The school is incredibly inclusive with an eight place Integrated Resources, a Specialist Hub and a newly formed Nurture Unit. Pupil premium numbers are significant, and 2023 outcomes are below National. The school is three form entry and following a series of successful funding bids the school environment has been greatly improved over the last five years. We are fortunate to offer our pupils a three-year swimming programme, a full-time music, PE and computing teacher.

Due to a well-managed budget, the school is well resourced to support pupils on their educational journey.

The school is passionate about enriching the curriculum and looks for every opportunity to educate children in the real world, through visits and residential visits.

A morning and after school club, run by the school, is available for all pupils and is widely used by parents.

Beck staff team are enthusiastic, good fun and care deeply about the pupils in their care.

Arranging a visit to Beck Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@beckprimary.co.uk.

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