This job expired on 17 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

£3,000 SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an experienced teacher with a passion for supporting pupils with SEN.
  • Can work closely with the headteacher and other senior colleagues to manage SEN provision within the school and provide support for other teachers.
  • Has completed the National Award for SEN Coordination (NASENCO), or will achieve this qualification after appointment.
  • Is able to oversee the implementation of the school’s SEN strategy and policy.
  • Will carry out assessments of pupils with SEN to identify needs and monitor progress – including observations in the classroom and meeting with teachers and parents.
  • Will work with teachers, school leadership team, parents and relevant external agencies to develop, implement and monitor individual support/learning plans.
  • Can make referrals and liaise with professionals outside of the school.
  • Is able to provide regular updates on pupil progress through written reports and meetings with parents.
  • Will work with teachers to develop schemes of work and learning programmes for pupils with SEN.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer you:

  • A staff team who strive to ensure the progress and achievement of every pupil.
  • An extensive training programme of SEN strategies and provision.
  • A role that can be highly rewarding with the opportunity to directly contribute to pupils receiving the support they need to achieve their potential.
  • A dedicated senior leadership team.
  • A strong supportive team across 3 academies who work collaboratively, openly and at a pace to help all staff to do the best possible for all pupils.
  • Children who are encouraged to achieve their full potential in all areas of the academy life.

The headteacher welcomes applicants to make appointments to visit the school to discuss this opportunity.

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.

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About Reffley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
370 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01553 671045

We have an outstanding and ambitious vision - do you?
The Directors are seeking to appoint an SEN Coordinator at Reffley Academy who shares our vision of outstanding outcomes and progress for all pupils within a caring and supportive environment.

We are expanding our Trust to incorporate a Key Stage 1 and a Key Stage 2 Social, Emotional and Mental Health Specialist Resource Base at Reffley Academy. This expansion gives us an exciting opportunity to further our work with children with special educational needs.

Arranging a visit to Reffley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@reffley.norfolk.sch.uk.

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