6 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    15 July 2024

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Length of maternity cover (likely to be a year)

Pay scale

M3 - UPS

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are excited to welcome applications from ambitious middle or senior leaders, with SEND experience who have the skills, drive and commitment to help us achieve our ambitions. The successful candidate will work closely with the SLT with a relentless focus on improving outcomes for our SEND students. They will have the skills, drive, and commitment to help us achieve our ambitions for our school, our amazing children and the community we serve.

  • Experience of teaching in primary education is essential. We are looking for a leader who can demonstrate skills in raising standards and outcomes through supporting teachers to provide strong classroom provision for SEND and vulnerable students. Working with parents, families and external agencies will be a large focus of this role. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, excellent knowledge of external support services, be an excellent classroom practitioner and love our children.

  • Sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice
  • Understanding of what makes ‘quality first’ teaching,
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of SEN provision
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships
  • Good organisational and record-keeping skills
  • Teaching experience ideally across two key stages
  • Experience of co-ordinating SEN at whole-school level
  • Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning
  • Experience of conducting training/leading INSET

What the school offers its staff

  • happy and highly motivated children
  • to be part of a dynamic team of professionals
  • access to the high quality professional development
  • a committed and supportive staff and Governing Body
  • will be part of academy (CDAT) and local SEND network to offer support to SENDCo's
  • Opportunity to shape the development of a new nurture base

Further details about the role

We welcome any questions or queriers about this opportunity and visits to the school.

We really hope to meet you soon.

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

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About The Priory Parish CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0151 647 7188

Arranging a visit to The Priory Parish CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email schooloffice@thepriory.wirral.sch.uk.

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