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  • Start date details

    Required for September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 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

MPS/UPS + SEN allowance

Additional allowances

(dependent on experience - £2,539 to £5,009)

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you have a true passion for meeting the needs of all pupils, are experienced in managing SEND provision and understand how to work with colleagues and external providers to ensure the highest outcomes and nurturing learning environments, then we are the school for you.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is committed to meeting the needs of all pupils.
  • has experience of working in a neuro-diverse primary school.
  • is dynamic and enthusiastic yet organised.
  • has strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • has experience of working with a range of health and SEND professionals.
  • is committed to safeguarding all our children and their emotional well-being.

What the school offers its staff

This is an incredibly exciting time for Southmead Primary School! While there are changes in leadership, curricula and learning environments, our values remain strong and it is a nurturing and vibrant place to learn.

Our highly-skilled and dedicated staff team is committed to providing all pupils with the highest quality of education and ensuring that they achieve their full potential. Our children are also aspirational for themselves and they love learning. Their unique talents and abilities are celebrated and developed so that pupils are proud of their progress and achievements.

We are a hard-working, ambitious staff team with a high morale. We prioritise CPD and peer-learning opportunities and we are an outward-facing, innovative school.

We are a culturally diverse school and welcome applications from all. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and all our staff share this vital commitment.

In return we will offer you:

  • the opportunity to develop professionally within a network of committed professionals.
  • engaged children who love learning and are proud of their school.
  • a welcoming, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to the best outcomes for our pupils.
  • excellent opportunities for continued professional development.
  • a strong, ambitious and supportive leadership team.
  • a knowledgeable and supportive Governing Body.
  • a nurturing, inclusive culture and ethos that values all members of the school community.

Further details about the role

Please make an appointment to come and visit our school and see for yourself.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/.

To arrange a visit to the school please contact Eleanor Arnold on 020 8788 8901 or via email eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Completed application should be returned to the school by email eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Closing date: Sunday 30th June 2024 (at 5pm)
Shortlisting will take place on Monday 1st July 2024
Shortlisted candidates only will be informed by email.
Interviews will take place on Monday 8th July 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Southmead Primary School
Princes Way
SW19 6QT
Tel: 0208 788 8901
Fax: 0208 788 8782
Email: office@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and an on-line search check.

CVs are not accepted.

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 eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Southmead Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Southmead Primary School is a thriving and vibrant place of learning, where we value and harness everyone’s contribution in our pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our work. You will be joining an ambitious, dedicated and happy team.

Arranging a visit to Southmead Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email eleanor.arnold@southmead.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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