14 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Working pattern

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  • 32.5 hours per wk 52 wks per year Full-time teachers are required to be available for up to 1,265 hours of directed time over 195 days per year. Current arrangements for directed time are available from the Head of School.

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

To carry out the duties as detailed in the SEN Code of Practice and meet the requirements of special educational needs children. The SENCO will be predominantly non-class based but will be expected to support targeted groups of children when required.

To be one of the designated child protection officers overseeing child protection issues looked after children and the school’s child protection team.

  • In conjunction with other lead professionals, senior leaders, and teachers, deliver, monitor, and challenge all provisions with a specific focus on intervention and differentiation that is in place for underachieving children SEN children, and vulnerable children to ensure they make rapid and sustained progress. Contribute to the strategic development of the school as part of the middle leadership team. This includes monitoring and evaluating provisions for SEN as part of the self-evaluation process.

What the school offers its staff

Professional support is key - and the Trust has worked extensively to fund critical benefits such as: ● Additional non-contact time for teaching staff- over and above statutory PPA time; this equates to 15% non-contact time for class teachers. ● Deploying a fully-resourced, sequenced curriculum across 11 subjects; ● Unlimited access to CPD and career development through providers such as The National College and The Key; ● Funding annual pay increments - having previously provided a boost even when these are frozen nationally; ● Meeting or exceeding the terms set out in nationally agreed terms and conditions - for both teaching and support staff; ● Clear and well-implemented policies and professional standards - in key areas like behaviour, managing parental engagement and supporting staff in challenging situations.

You’ll find a raft of programmes through our Perks at Work plaƞorm that includes benefits like: ● An electric car-lease scheme, through Tusker; ● Support for bicycle and IT equipment purchases via salary sacrifice schemes; ● Cash-back on large purchases across a range of leading retailers and chains; ● Access to our employee assistance programmes and wellbeing schemes like free eye tests for display screen users; and ● Comprehensive access to support for staff and their families - including online fitness sessions, counselling and legal and financial advice.

● Free tea and coffee in all our settings; ● Actively implementing workload reduction measures around marking, lesson planning and data tracking; ● Paying staff to run clubs - and fully funding after-school clubs for our pupils; ● Minimising the impact of twilight and INSET days by planning these and managing these clearly throughout each term;

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 m.hounsell@barclayprimary.net

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About Barclay Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
1325 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0208 539 6777

Arranging a visit to Barclay Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.hounsell@barclayprimary.net.

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