13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


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Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking to appoint a SENDCo
  • The SENDCO has an important role to play in determining the strategic development of SEND policy and provision at the school, and in the day-to-day coordination of specific provision that is made to support individual pupils with SEND.
  • They are responsible for providing professional guidance to colleagues and will work closely with staff, families, pupils, and a range of external agencies in providing a support role.

What the school offers its staff

  • A fantastic group of children who love to learn
  • A great team of staff
  • A respectful and kind working environment with colleagues who are passionate and driven
  • Comprehensive, ongoing staff training and development
  • A committed and supportive governing body

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to nickibuttress@carden.brighton-hove.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Carden Nursery and Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
377 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01273 916606

Carden Primary is at the heart of the close-knit neighbourhood of Hollingbury in Brighton. It is situated on the edge of the South Downs enjoying beautiful views, and extensive outdoor grounds with easy access into the cultural centre of Brighton & Hove.
Carden prides itself on its nurturing environment and focus on the whole child’s learning and wellbeing. We aim to ensure our school is a welcoming and inclusive place for all children and their families and one, which nourishes a passion for learning and encourages aspiration.

Arranging a visit to Carden Nursery and Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nickibuttress@carden.brighton-hove.sch.uk.

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