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  • Job start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    5 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6, UPS1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The newly created Community of Saints Church of England Federation is looking to recruit a reflective, dynamic individual to join us.

The successful person will be highly organised and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others. That person:

  • Will have an excellent understanding of the principles of inclusive teaching.
  • Will understand their statutory duties in relation to SEND and equality.
  • Will be strong in the use of data to track progress and identify needs.
  • Will understand the importance of early identification of pupils with additional needs.
  • Will understand a range of strategies and research-based interventions to support staff to meet the needs of pupils.
  • Understand the importance of developing positive working relationships with all stakeholders, including parents and outside agencies.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • A supportive staff and Governing Body
  • Enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn
  • A federation made up of schools which strive to foster community cohesion

Further details about the role

The Governors of the newly created Community of Saints Church of England Federation are looking to recruit a creative and forward-thinking SENCO with a proven track record of success to help drive our organisation forward. This is a varied role and the successful candidate will be involved in shaping and leading the provision for children with special educational needs across the federation. The Community of Saints C of E Federation currently consists of two single form primary schools not far from Manchester City Centre, St James’ C of E (Rusholme) and St Philip’s C of E (Hulme), and the successful candidate will need the flexibility to be able to embrace the requirement to work at both sites.

Further information about the role can be found on each school website:



Commitment to safeguarding

St James' C of E School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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About St James' CofE Primary School, Birch-in-Rusholme

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
229 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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The Community of Saints Church of England Federation Our schools: St James' C of E Primary School is a single form, Voluntary Aided primary school in Rusholme, Manchester. Our ethos is captured perfectly by Matthew 22, verse 39 - Love your neighbour. We believe that people who love their neighbours as they do themselves are rich in confidence, resilience, empathy and heart. They are positive people who wish want to make the world a better place, trying to understand others and respecting who they are. We are a school where everyone is striving for excellence together. We want the best possible outcomes for our children – academically, spiritually, emotionally, physically. St Philip’s C of E Primary School is a single form, Voluntary Aided primary school in Hulme, Manchester. If you have not already had the opportunity to come to look at our school in action during the school day, our classrooms are hives of activity, full of creativity, learning and laughter, making our school an exciting place to be. At our heart is 1 Corinthians 16:14 – “Let all that you do be done in love.” It is our school’s priority that the education our children receive will enable them to achieve their academic potential and progress confidently into the next phase of their education. However, it is equally important that all our children are constantly immersed in wonderful experiences that allow them to grow into enthusiastic and successful individuals.

Arranging a visit to St James' CofE Primary School, Birch-in-Rusholme

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@st-james-rusholme.manchester.sch.uk.

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