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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (Actual) £28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (FTE) SEN Allowances (£2,270) FTE - this is a part-time 0.4 post

SENCO job summary

Maternity Cover Post - Spring and Summer Terms 2024

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated SENCO to  work across the four schools who form the Priory Hub, all members of the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust. The successful candidate will work as SENCO for an equivalent of 0.5 days in each Priory school across two full days. The Priory Schools all provide a welcoming and stimulating environment which enables all children to thrive. We value the benefits from working collaboratively and the successful candidate will become a valued member of each school, providing guidance, support and training for the staff teams. We actively collabrate on curriculum and staff development to ensure all children are stimulated, engaged and stretched.

Priory Schools
St James' CE First School, Gaunt's Common | Cranborne CE First School | Trinity CE First School, Verwood | Wimborne St Giles CE First School

If you would like to find out more about this fantastic opportunity and the schools within the Priory Hub, or to tour St James',  please contact the St James' school office.

About the SENCO Role

The SENCO is a crucial member of staff with responsibility for all aspects of leading and managing SEN and Inclusion in the school, including analysing data, supporting planning and implementation of interventions and strategies. Are you someone who:

  • Aspires to be the best at what they do and inspires others to do the same, empowering a learning community;
  • Will work creatively and effectively with all staff and stakeholders to drive school improvement;
  • Has made an excellent contribution in the learning and progress of pupils and who is able to use their skills and knowledge to develop colleagues in improving teaching and learning;
  • Possesses an unrelenting drive and genuine commitment to raise standards of achievement through the development of outstanding teaching and learning?

We are looking for:

  • Relevant previous experience of supporting children with SEN, either as a SENCO with the National Award for SEN Coordination, or a willingness to work towards this;
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills, with a passion for high quality inclusive teaching and learning;
  • A thorough knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice;
  • Self-motivation and good organisational skills;
  • Commitment to working in partnership with children, their parents and external professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for each individual child;
  • Positive, solution focused drive with a high ambition for all to succeed.

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 St James Church of England First School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
117 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9

School location

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