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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours per week / 38 weeks (term time only) Monday - Friday (8am - 4pm)

Contract type


Pay scale

SCP 17 £25,730 - SCP 20 £27,038

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Deputy SENDCO to provide support to our SEND department. The successful candidate with be working with students who may have learning needs, physical needs, medical needs and emotional needs. There will also be the opportunity to work closely with our teachers to deliver support with the variety of learning and development activities, which take place in the classroom. This would be an ideal post for an individual interested in working in a training environment and for candidates who may wish to gain experience before joining the teaching profession.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • be committed to our ethos of high expectations without excuses or exceptions, with the belief that every child can succeed.
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.
  • have an interest in and commitment to working with, supporting the development of, and safeguarding children.

What the school offers its staff

We offer :

  • Support, mentoring and training appropriate to the post.
  • A forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes.
  • The opportunity to make a significant contribution to the school, its students and families.
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff.
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
928 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Arranging a visit to Copthall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

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