Class Teacher and SENDCo

St James' Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Wimborne, Dorset

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373,.00 to £35,971,.00

Job summary

Required for April 2020: a Year 1/2 class teacher, subject leader responsibilities and SENDCo to take over from the current postholder who is retiring. A September 2020 start would be considered for the right candidate, at which point you may be required to teach a different class/year group. This is a permanent post.
This is an exciting opportunity for promotion.

Following the retirement of the existing postholder, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic class teacher with an interest in SEN. The successful candidate, will have a proven track record as an excellent teacher and be looking for the next step in their career. A passion for equality and wanting the best for each child is more important than experience as a SENDCo, as training will be provided.

As a small school, we are a happy, hard-working team which is committed to achieving the very best for all of our children and each other. We all work closely together and take the lead in a number of different aspects of school life to make sure all bases are thoroughly covered. The successful candidate will be a full time class teacher with non-contact time provided for PPA and SEN and will also have subject leadership responsibilities. In return, you will gain experience in an outstanding school, working alongside experienced, caring and highly skilled colleagues, teaching amazing children with exemplary behaviour. We are set in a beautiful, rural location approximately 5 miles from the town of Wimborne.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status
Willingness to develop professionally, including through CPD and undertaking the SENCo accreditation training.
The desire and drive to be an outstanding teacher.

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of classroom teaching that is at least good with the potential to be outstanding.
Experience of working with children with SEN.
A belief that the children are at the centre of a school’s work.
Committed to being an integral part of a team which works hard to make the school the best that it can be.
Positive and enthusiastic
Caring and compassionate
Willingness to promote Christian values and lead acts of collective worship.
Ability to motivate and enthuse others.
Strong time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks and responsibilities.
Working knowledge of the National Curriculum.
Ability to teach all subjects including phonics.
Ability to foster positive relationships with children, parents, colleagues and outside professionals.
Ability to manage sensitive situations with compassion whilst inspiring confidence.

Employee benefits

Mainscale + SENDCo allowance (£2209)

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 121 pupils enrolled
Age range 5 to 9
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School website St James' Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About St James' Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School

School location

Gaunts Common, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4JN