This job expired on 24 September 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024 (or earlier if possible)

  • Closing date

    24 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) plus TLR2B

Assistant Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) Co-ordinator job summary

Wootton Academy Trust [WAT] consists of Wootton Upper School, which has 900 pupils in Years 9-11 and Kimberley 16-19 College, which in September 2023 will have 700 students in Years 12 and 13 studying Level 3 courses.

WAT, a happy, successful Trust, is seeking to appoint someone to join our team who will make a positive impact on learners’ lives. Staff here are supportive, caring and committed to a collaborative approach to teaching and learning. As a new member of staff, you can expect a warm welcome and a wide range of CPD opportunities to develop your practice and career.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant SENDCo to join our Trust to work closely with the SENDCo to implement the strategic development of the Trust’s Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy across the school and college and oversee the day-to-day operation of that policy with the aim of raising SEND pupil achievement within the Trust.

The successful candidate will be joining a high performing team and so we are seeking an outstanding and ambitious teacher who is passionate about Special Educational Needs and who will assist our experienced, highly-skilled SENDCo to continue to drive forward standards.  This person will be passionate about outcomes for children with SEND. Ideally, they will have prior experience in this area.  To support professional development, we would look to invest in the post holder completing the NASENCo qualification where relevant.  

Closing Date: Sunday 24th September 2023. Please apply at the earliest opportunity. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive applications from outstanding candidates. 

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form via My New Term- we cannot accept CVs.  When applying, please complete all sections of the application form and ensure that you do not leave any gaps in your qualification/work history and that you give details of any periods not accounted for by full time employment, education or training. Forms with missing sections and/or gaps may not be considered.

Our vacancies are advertised on the MyNewTerm platform. To apply for these please click the vacancies button, or scroll down further to see our live jobs.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  The role is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES - We prefer to hire people directly. We’ll be in touch if we need you!

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