This job expired on 21 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Full time: Full-time, non-teaching

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN allowance of £3214

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body of Netherfield Primary School are looking to appoint a permanent and passionate SENCO to lead the provision of SEND, following the promotion to district SENCO of the current postholder.

The successful candidate willbe responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy across the school. The post holder will be expected to take a strategic lead in evaluating and developing the SEND provision within the school and ensure that each child is positively encouraged, supported, and challenged to make excellent progress. Knowledge of existing Nottinghamshire SEND provision and completion of the National award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination are desirable, the latter being a requirement to complete within the first three years of post.

You will be:

  • a creative practitioner and inspirational with children and colleagues
  • a clear vision, energy and commitment to all aspects of school life
  • Have a depth of understanding and experience of supporting the learning of pupils with the full range of abilities and needs
  • Be a champion for our SEND pupils and parents as well as support our teachers in further developing their inclusive classroom practices
  • an excellent communicator and be able to share your vision for SEND across the relevant stakeholders
  • May/may not have previous SEND responsibility but would be willing to take on the duty

What the school offers its staff

Netherfield Primary School is a large, diverse primary school on the outskirts of Nottingham. Netherfield is a great school with happy children and a happy staff. The area we serve is mixed and vibrant and our families are supportive and ambitious for their children. Our staff team is hardworking, committed and friendly. Ours is a beautiful building and a great working environment. We are well resourced, and levels of classroom support are high.

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.

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About Netherfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Netherfield Primary School is a warm, caring and inclusive school where children are at the very heart of everything we do. Sitting at the centre of its community, the school has a string values-driven ethos and is characterised by well;-behaved, happy and respectful children.
The school has been part of the young, community-focused multi-academy trust GNET since March 2018.
Our dedicated staff know that children learn best when they are happy and in a nurturing environment of kindness and respect. They consistently strive to ensure every single child has the opportunity to make the most of their individual strengths.
In return we offer the chance to work in a friendly, supportive school community, with the chance of CPD and personal progression.

Arranging a visit to Netherfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email elangley@netherfieldprimaryschool.com.

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