8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for


If invited to interview, you may be asked questions asking you to evidence one or more of the essential criteria.


Qualifications and training

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Nationally recognised qualification for SENCo’s (Desirable)
  • Willing to work towards achieving a Nationally recognised qualification for SENCo’s (Essential)


  • Successful teaching experience across a number of year groups
  • Experience planning and delivering interventions for pupils
  • Experience of SEN processes e.g. Annual Reviews, EHCNA applications
  • Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning (Desirable)
  • Experience of conducting training/leading INSET (Desirable)
  • Experience developing and line-managing staff (Desirable)

What the school offers its staff

We are a genuinely friendly, supportive and highly collaborative team. We operate within a leadership structure that promotes and encourages professional challenge with kindness and respect. We value wellbeing, mental health and psychological safety within the workspace and our school values are woven throughout everything we do; they apply to pupils and staff in equal measure.

We are passionate about personal growth and professional development and will always offer staff the opportunity to further their careers wherever possible. If you are ambitious and passionate about your work, then this is the place for you.

We trust our professionals to do their jobs and can offer an environment where you will feel empowered to make decisions; with support, guidance and unlimited CPD via National College available for all members of staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Furzefield Primary School is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks.

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 hr@furzefield.surrey.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Furzefield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
452 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01737 642842

Furzefield Primary School is a vibrant and inclusive mainstream primary school committed to providing a nurturing learning environment for our students. We strive to empower young minds, foster a culture of growth and kindness, and support our community in Merstham, Surrey. We are a two-form entry school with a maintained Nursery, Specialist SEND Centre for 14 pupils and Family Centre on site. We are every inch a community school with high levels of parental engagement and collaboration.

The school has recently been inspected by Ofsted (March 2023) under the leadership of the recently appointed new Headteacher (September 2022). We are proud to have received a GOOD rating overall with an OUTSTANDING judgement for our Personal Development offer. We offer a creative and rich curriculum that promotes learning outside the classroom, including Forest School. Staff are friendly and supportive – we are proud of this and it defines who we are.

Arranging a visit to Furzefield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@furzefield.surrey.sch.uk.

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