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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 39 weeks (term time plus two weeks) - 52 (preferred) weeks per year, negotiable

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC 16-25, Starting Salary: £25,364 - £32,265

What skills and experience we're looking for

A strong standard of education, incl. Maths & English
Proven knowledge of SEND and best practice
Proven knowledge and understand of secondary schools SEND provision
Ability to write reports, letters and communication effectively with all stakeholders
Strong Microsoft Office Programmes knowledge
Experience of completing administrative tasks with fixed deadlines
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail and planning
Experience of working both independently and in a team with strong interpersonal skills
Able to take a flexible approach to their workload and priorities
Have a commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities

Degree educated OR other Level 7 qualification OR qualified HLTA status OR Qualified Teacher Status
Evidence of CPD in relation to SEND and or Administration
First aid qualification
An understanding of the requirements for exams access arrangements
Knowledge of Arbor

What the school offers its staff

Teddington School is situated on the banks of the River Thames, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, in a £36m modern, attractive campus. The local area has lots of open and green spaces and has become a desirable area to both have a family but also enjoy the benefits of living close to Central London and Kingston-upon-Thames.

Further details about the role

Assistant to SENDCO
36 hours per week
(Actual hours negotiable, to be worked between 8am-5pm in agreement with the Line Manager)
39 weeks (term time plus two weeks) - 52 (preferred) weeks per year, negotiable
Salary Range: NJC 16-25, Starting Salary: £25,364 - £32,265

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant to SENDCO to be a key part of our SEND and Inclusion department to provide a strong level of knowledge and support to both our students and staff for the smooth running of the department.

The post holder will undertake a range of general clerical, manual and administrative duties to support the SENDCO, all SEND staff and students. The role will include managing the provision for all students identified for additional support. There is the opportunity to pursue specialist qualifications through this post for the right candidate.

A job description and person specification, together with an application form are available to download from our school website.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3 February, 12 noon

Interviews: Tuesday 7 February

Please email your completed application form to Kim Bradstreet (kbradtstreet@teddingtonschool.org) Please note that we are unable to accept or consider CVs.

Candidates are encouraged to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert early, should a suitable candidate be found.

Teddington School is committed to safeguarding and successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Teddington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1307 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 943 0033

Teddington School is in an exciting phase of development. We are part of the high performing Bourne Education Trust and have recently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We are excited to appoint exceptional individuals who wish to make a significant contribution to the learning and lives of our students. We have a proven track record of developing staff and providing an excellent professional experience.

Our school is located on a modern and attractive campus that overlooks the River Thames. Inside our school, you will find a professional working environment with a calm and caring atmosphere based on mutual respect between all stakeholders. We pride ourselves on the fundamental principle that teachers have the right to teach and students have the right to learn.

Arranging a visit to Teddington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hrdepartment@teddingtonschool.org.

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