This job expired on 3 February 2023

  • Start date details

    Easter 2023, May 2023 or September 2023 (negotiable)

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

46,566 - 54,091

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified teacher status together with teaching experience.
  • National Award for SEN coordination or a willingness to complete it within 3 years of appointment;
  • Degree
  • Sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice;
  • Ability to plan and evaluate interventions.
  • Understanding of what makes 'quality first' teaching and of effective intervention strategies.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good record-keeping skills.
Data analysis skills and the ability to use data to inform provision planning.
  • Commitment to getting the best outcomes for pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school.

What the school offers its staff

  • Support in an environment where SEND provision is valued and central to school development
  • A working environment where everyone is valued
  • An opportunity to work within Bosco Catholic Education Trust
  • Happy, co-operative children who love learning
  • Links with local schools through the Deanery and locality
  • Highly motivated colleagues and Governors
  • Enthusiastic parental support

Further details about the role

The Governors are looking to appoint an experienced, caring and dedicated teacher who currently holds the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination, or is willing to undertake training to achieve the qualification. We are looking for applicants who are looking to make a positive difference, enthusiastic and committed to the aims of SEND and capable of initiating and developing effective strategies which enable our SEND pupils to achieve their potential.

The SENDCO/Inclusion Manager will -

  • Determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEND) policy and provision in the school
  • Be responsible for day to day operation of the SEND policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability
  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies
  • The SENCO will be expected to fulfil the responsibilities of a teacher, as set out the the STPCD

Commitment to safeguarding

St Peter's Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure which the schools consider satisfactory, the receipt of satisfactory references, the school's pre employment medical questionnaire and sight of relevant original ID documentation and qualifications required for the role.
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About St Peter's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01273 454066

St Peter's Catholic Primary School is a voluntary aided catholic primary school located in Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex. We are part of the Bosco Catholic Education Trust. We are a one form entry primary school with capacity for 210 children on roll. St Peter's is an exciting place to work!

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ematthews@stpetersshoreham.co.uk.

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