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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time This role is either full time to include 3 days office based and 2 days classroom teaching, OR 0.6 non-class based which could have a degree of flexi-time. Part time This role is either full time to include 3 days office based and 2 days classroom teaching, OR 0.6 non-class based which could have a degree of flexi-time.

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a commitment to inclusion, diversity and equality to ensure that our whole community develops a “love of learning, life and one another.”
  • Has a proven track record of excellent teaching in EYFS and/or KS1.
  • Has experience of successful inclusion of children with a range of Special Educational Needs.
  • Holds the National SENCO Award, or is willing to undertake study to achieve this.
  • Has the ability to inspire and support others to improve their own classroom practice.
  • Is an excellent communicator with an approachable manner and proven interpersonal skills who can work effectively with children and their families, staff and governors.
  • Has a commitment to safeguarding and working with staff and families to promote the welfare of children across the school.
  • Will be resolute in upholding our loving Christian ethos.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A happy school full of children who want to learn and staff who get along and enjoy their jobs
  • A role which could be flexible around the school day and a headteacher who is an experienced SENCO and currently covering the SENCO role to ensure a thorough handover.
  • A commitment to your ongoing CPD and your Wellbeing
  • A supportive, caring and inclusive Christian ethos where all are valued

Further details about the role

To obtain the application pack (including job description, person specification, application form self-disclosure form and reference pro-forma) please email our Bursar, Mrs Helen Dempsey h.dempsey@stlrnci.bham.sch.uk.

Closing date:

9am Monday 9th October

Selection Process:

Shortlisted Candidates will be invited to a task and interview at school in the week of 23rd October

Visits to the school:

We warmly encourage visiting our school. Please telephone the school office to arrange a visit.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Laurence Church Infant School is committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding every child entrusted to our care.
Safeguarding is defined as:

• Protecting children from maltreatment;
• Preventing impairment of children's health or development;
• Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective
care; and
• Taking action to enable all children to have the best life chances.

Applicants will be subject to a safer recruitment process. We will seek two professional references and a Disclosure and Barring Service check before the successful candidate can take up post.

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About St Laurence Church Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
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School size
270 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number

A caring three form entry Church of England infant school in the South of Birmingham with a "Good" Ofsted rating November 2022.

Arranging a visit to St Laurence Church Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email h.dempsey@stlrnci.bham.sch.uk.

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