5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of working with children with SEN
  • Knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice
  • The ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children
  • The ability to support teachers to develop learning programmes for pupils with SEN
  • Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team and enable liaison with a variety of external agencies
  • A commitment to closing the gap in attainment for vulnerable pupils
  • The ability to develop good relationships with children, staff, parents.
  • Lots of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Experience of top-up and EHCP applications

What the school offers its staff

We offer you the opportunity to work within our Trust alongside hardworking and skilled staff and a supportive leadership team. This is an opportunity to have a real impact in both schools that are well placed to improve further and to make a significant contribution to the life chances of fantastic children who are all keen to learn and for whom educational opportunity is crucial.

Further details about the role

The new SENCO will work collaboratively over both schools. The post is for one day a week and this day is entirely flexible.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Samara Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share his commitment. The successful applicant must have enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. The Samara Trust is an equal opportunities employer

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 admin@littlesutton.cheshire.sch.uk

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About Little Sutton C of E Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
162 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Little Sutton C of E Primary School is a one-form entry, primary school of 167 pupils and 15 staff serving a local community in Ellesmere Port. The school was judged as a ‘good’ school by Ofsted. Clutton C of E Primary School is a small, rural primary school based outside Chester with 56 pupils and 11 staff. The school has a strong tradition of excellence with a ‘good’ judgement by Ofsted in 2022 and a SIAMS judgement of Outstanding in 2018.

Arranging a visit to Little Sutton C of E Primary School

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

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