9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 3 days per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Teacher Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Range

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

SENCO Vacancy

This is an exciting opportunity to join our amazing staff team and to lead on the management of SEND and wider inclusive provision across our wonderful school.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about putting children first through a fully inclusive approach and is able to contribute to the strategic direction of our school as part of the Senior Leadership Team.

The position is part-time, 3 days a week (or equivalent hours)

Shottermill Junior School is committed to providing the highest standards of educational opportunity to every one of its pupils. The children at our school are seeking a SENCO who is…

  • A talented teacher, who is keen to work with children and support their learning directly;
  • A great communicator who can find solutions to overcoming challenges;
  • Positive, professional and committed to improving outcomes for all;
  • Dedicated to high levels of professional development and partnership working;
  • Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school;
  • Committed to upholding the Shottermill Core Values;


Your personal statement should contain information regarding your areas of teaching expertise, commitment to teamwork and your approaches for promoting good outcomes for pupils with additional learning needs. We are also interested to know your career aspirations and how we can best support these through our professional development programme.


  • Have all the essential requirements as described in the SENCO job profile attached with this advert. (However it is not essential to have completed the National SENCO Award / NPQ)
  • Be able to carry out all duties as described in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document. Although this is largely a non-teaching role, the candidate will teach some intervention groups, cover classes and take assemblies as required.

Safeguarding Statement


Shottermill Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post you are applying for is subject to an order under Section 4(4) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants must therefore provide information about all: convictions, cautions, warnings, reprimands, binding over or other orders, pending prosecutions, criminal investigations that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

The successful applicants will be required to possess an Enhanced Disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and be registered with the update service.

Equal Opportunities

Shottermill Junior Schoolis an equal opportunities employer and its policies, including the need to guard against false assumptions based on an applicant’s race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, religion, age, marital status, working pattern, sexual orientation or gender reassignment, are followed at all stages of the selection.

We welcome visits to our school to fully appreciate the positive learning culture, friendly staff team and delightful children we work with. Please contact Mrs Tara Budden - School Business Manager if you wish to arrange a visit or require further details: admin@shottermill-jun.surrey.sch.uk

What the school offers its staff

We can offer…

  • Pupils that are a delight to teach with excellent behaviour and attitudes to learning;
  • A strong inclusive ethos and personalised approach to teaching and learning;
  • A highly supportive staff team, who are dynamic, motivated and friendly!
  • Excellent educational facilities and extra-curricular opportunities, with an aspiration to find and nurture children’s talents across the wider curriculum;
  • A strong dedication to training and professional development, with opportunities for staff to be creative and develop new ideas and approaches to support learning;
  • The chance to be part of a committed and forward-thinking Senior Leadership Team, working in partnership with other schools within the Haslemere Confederation of schools.

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.

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@shottermill-jun.surrey.sch.uk

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About Shottermill Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
250 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01428 642096

Arranging a visit to Shottermill Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@shottermill-jun.surrey.sch.uk.

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