Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
35 ½ hours per week 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 9 SCP 16 - SCP 19 £25,753 - £27,629
Actual salary
£21,159 - £22,700 p.a

Job summary

Belper School and Sixth Form Centre are currently seeking to appoint an Assistant SENDCO.

The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of SEND Code of Practice and relevant legislation and guidance and be able to support the SENDCO in ensuring the smooth running of the day-to-day operation of the SEND policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support students with SEN or a disability, including planning, completing and reviewing of EHCPs as well as working at HTLA level and implementing agreed work along with other duties outlined in the role description.

Applying for the job

Applications can be made using the “Support Staff Application Form” which is located on the Staff, Vacancies section of our website Please use the section of the form entitled “Summary of Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Competencies” to write your letter of application.

Please read the attached supporting documentation before applying as this will help you with your application.

Belper School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment checks including a criminal record check via the DBS before they can be appointed. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1211 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Belper School and Sixth Form Centre

Belper School and Sixth Form Centre is a friendly and well regarded 11-18 Foundation School with around 1300 students, including 200 in the 6th Form. Our students are a delight to teach and the school has a real sense of community. Our vision is to equip our students with the qualifications, skills and abilities they need to become happy and successful adults. This aim is encapsulated in the phrase “Create Your Future”. We also seek to bring out the best in our staff by providing a supportive, collegiate and professional working environment.

School location

John O'Gaunts Way, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 0DA

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