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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Plus additional SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Have a strong record of successful teaching at primary level.
  • Have previous experience of working with pupils with SEND in a primary setting.
  • Have proven teaching skills, evidenced by measurable impact on pupils’ progress and the ability to coach others and share good practice.
  • Have the ability to plan appropriate provision for children making effective use of the resources available.
  • Have the ability to analyse school-based data to review impact and inform practice.
  • Have a clear understanding of the role of assessment in the development of learning.

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of the Kite Academy Trust team of SENCOs, working in close collaboration.
  • Trust-wide and academy specific SEND support and professional development from the trust leaders.
  • Discounted wrap around care, at relevant academies, if your child is a Kite Academy Trust pupil.
  • A dedicated, friendly staff team, as well as happy, motivated children.
  • A trust which is committed to continuously improving colleague wellbeing.
  • Fully funded nationally accredited leadership training and further qualifications (including, masters and MBA level).
  • An incredible range of employee benefits (including access to Perkbox).
  • The opportunity to help shape our Trust education strategy.
  • Genuine career and salary progression opportunities.
  • A Trust which is motivated to place evidence and research informed processes at the heart of all that we do.
  • The opportunity to be part of a forward thinking and highly driven Trust.
  • Workplace pension through TPS.

Further details about the role

Salary: MPS 3 - UPS (£35,204 - £47,839) + SEN allowance

The Kite Academy Trust are looking for an experienced full-time SENCO to join our Primary and Infant Academies from September 2024.

Principle responsibilities:

  • To lead and manage the provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), including promoting high quality teaching, effective use of resources, and high standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.
  • To assist the Academy Head in the organisation, management and development of the academy specifically in relation to SEND.
  • To fulfil the key responsibilities of the SENCO outlined in the SEND Code of Practice.
  • To ensure that appropriate SEND induction and ongoing professional development is in place for staff.
  • To work as part of the Senior Leadership Team to ensuring effective provision for all pupils with additional needs.
  • To work in collaboration with Trust Leaders to promote the Trust’s vision and values for pupils with SEND.
  • To carry out teaching duties as required (through discussion with the Academy Head).
  • To carry out the duties of this post in line with the remit outlined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and social media check.

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About The Kite Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01252 984930

The Kite Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in October 2015 with a shared aim of providing the very best for all of our children, families and staff. Our Trust is built around our shared vision - to be a first class, inclusive, collaborative and forward-thinking family of local academies - and our ‘AIR’ values of Aspiration, Integrity & Respect. Collaboration at every level, across the Trust, is a vital element in our continuing success. We are a Trust with our vision and values at the heart of all that do, and whilst our schools have their own distinct identities, we believe that by working collaboratively as one Trust wide team, we are uniquely placed to create an incredible education offer for the children of The Kite Academy Trust.
Following the arrivals of our new CEO and Director of Education at The Kite Academy Trust, we are looking to appoint talented early career teachers across all phases to join our expanding team from September 2024.

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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