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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEND Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received and should a suitable candidate be identified, we may close the vacancy early. Therefore, early application is encouraged.

This role if for 0.8 FTE - 26hours per week, on permanent basis.

The advert will close 05 April 2024 and the interviews will be held on 22 April 2024. Commencement date will be 01 September 2024 or earlier if possible.

Vacancy Details

Bowerhill Primary School is a busy and friendly school and holds a special place within the heart of our Wiltshire community, providing education for pupils aged 4 to 11. We are very lucky to have amazing staff and children as part of our school, as well as a really supportive wider school community.

We couldn’t do what we do without our fantastic staff team, and we are looking for an inspirational and knowledgeable SENCO to join us.

If you are a qualified teacher with expert SEN knowledge and experience, looking to continue your career in a challenging but highly rewarding role within our school, then we want to hear from you. Come and join us in a key role on this exciting journey to help every child in our school reach their potential.

All About You

Do you have what it takes to join us? The SENCO we would like to join us will be:

  • A qualified teacher with expert SEN knowledge and experience.
  • Able to strategically manage the SEN provisions within our school.
  • Ambitious and committed to their own professional development.
  • A forward-thinker, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Committed to inclusion, with high expectations for all children.
  • Able to communicate effectively with staff, children, parents, carers and external agencies.

What the school offers its staff

Why Work for us?

We think you will love working with us and here are some of the reasons why:

  • We are a welcoming and supportive school with strong values and a caring ethos.
  • Our staff are a hardworking team dedicated to helping children succeed.
  • Our children are engaged and eager to learn.
  • We have a supportive leadership team and wider school community.
  • As part of The White Horse Federation multi-academy trust, we benefit from their support, encouragement, shared resources and outstanding CPD opportunities.

Why not come and see for yourself? We would love to welcome you to our school and show you around so that you can better understand our school environment. Please get in touch with the school office to arrange.

The White Horse Federation is a large Multi-Academy Trust in South West and South East England, committed to providing the very best education for our students. We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best they can be, and that is why you will find a wide range of professional development opportunities available to you when you join us.


We believe in valuing our staff, and one of the ways we can do that is by offering a range of benefits to our staff:

  • Car Purchase Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Reward Gateway Discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme

Ready to Apply?

We hope we have done enough to give you a flavour of what it is like to work here. If you would like come and join us, then please apply today – we are looking forward to hearing from you.

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 Bowerhill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
406 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01225 700964

Arranging a visit to Bowerhill Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@bowerhill.wilts.sch.uk.

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