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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£44,305 - £48,895

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint an excellent practitioner to join our dynamic team and start as soon as possible. This role will initially be based at Heathfield Primary School.

Our Lead Practitioner for Inclusion and SEND (SENCO) will be a key part of the senior leadership team in school, responsible for the strategic development of inclusive practice across the school, ensuring all actions are carried out in line with the SEND Code of Practice. The successful applicant will demonstrate a passion for inclusive practice and a desire to enable every child to be the best that they can be.

PACT require someone who can:

  • Demonstrate excellent practice and make a positive difference to the educational outcomes for children.
  • Undertake the role of SENCO, fulfilling all requirements of the SEN Code of Practice within the PACT policies.
  • Work effectively as part of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Be resilient, flexible and demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure, producing work to a high standard
  • Demonstrate a good level of ICT skills and knowledge of Office 365
  • Work collaboratively and supportively with colleagues within the school and wider Trust.
  • Liaise effectively with external agencies and internal support services.
  • Interact productively with children, parents, staff, and visitors.
  • Act in a courteous, diplomatic, and professional manner to ensure that a consistent and outstanding customer service is provided at all levels
  • Be methodical, well organised and display an appropriate level of confidentiality, child protection, data protection, security, and safeguarding awareness.
  • Manage time effectively and work within organisational procedures and processes.
  • Complete other tasks that are commensurate with the role.

What the school offers its staff

We place bespoke professional development and support at the heart of all we do and we are relentless in the pursuit of excellence for all of our stakeholders. We also firmly believe in the coaching model. We are passionate about children’s learning, creative in our approach and constantly reflective in our philosophy.

We are a developing MAT that is growing steadily, and our family of schools consist of Prince Albert Primary School, Heathfield Primary School, Highfield J&I School, Birchfield Primary School, Sutton Park Primary School and PA High School.


As a PACT employee you will have access to benefits listed below:

  • Subsidised Private Health Care package
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Retail discounts and cashback
  • Free and confidential advice, information, and counselling service ·
  • 2.5 well-being days

We are proud to offer a supportive and experienced Inclusion network, consisting of all Lead Practitioners for Inclusion & SEND (SENCO) across the Trust and the Deputy Headteacher for Trust Inclusion. In addition our schools have supportive leadership teams, and a hard-working and enthusiastic group of staff. We are a well-resourced MAT, and you will be greeted with a smile every day.

Further details about the role

Further information about the schools, our outcomes and philosophy can be found on our Trust’s website: www.the-pact.co.uk. For further information regarding the role, please contact HR@the-pact.co.uk

The PACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role”.

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About Heathfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
467 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@the-pact.co.uk.

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