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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

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Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a SENCO with 0.6 Class Teacher Responsibility to join our team as soon as possible.

We are looking to appoint a high quality, enthusiastic SENCO across school who will also have class teacher responsibility. The successful applicant will receive a warm welcome and will enjoy a range of benefits including high quality CPD and the opportunity to share good practice in schools across the trust.

Hallam is a large, inclusive and welcoming school set on an open site with an abundance of green space located to the west of Sheffield. The school sits at the heart of an established, close-knit yet growing community and provides education from 4 to 11.Our children are happy, safe and enjoy a creative curriculum and our parents greatly value their children's education and the work of the school. In addition to this the school has been part of a large expansion project which has seen us extend to three classes per year and over 600 pupils.

The school is at the heart of its community and in September 2015 became a member of Tapton School Academy Trust.Membership of the Academy Trust provides a range of opportunities for partnership working and continuing professional development with an outstanding secondary school and a network of primary schools within the locality. We are all working together to establish really effective practice for the benefit of every child.

You will need to be able to:

  • Demonstrate and deliver excellent teaching
  • Be able to work under pressure within a strong team focused towards challenging goals
  • Have high expectations of every child enabling them to make exceptional progress
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Share in our vision for realising the life chances and dreams of every child
  • Is an excellent practitioner who can inspire, challenge, support and empower others in the delivery of SEND provision for all children with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Holds the National Award for SEN Coordination (NASENCO) Award for SEN Coordination (NASENCO) OR is willing to achieve the qualification during the early years of being in post.
  • Has good interpersonal skills, establishing excellent working relationships with all staff, external professionals, governors, pupils and parents
  • Can ensure the best possible outcomes for SEND pupils and their families by influencing best practice across the school
  • Is committed to ongoing professional development in the field of SEND

In return we can offer you:

  • A staff team with a vision of excellence for the future
  • A dedicated and aspirational Governing Body
  • A committed and supportive community which plays anactive role in the school
  • A well-resourced and stimulating environment

What the school offers its staff

  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted membership for Westfield Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Continuous CPD and Training

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 Hallam Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number

Hallam Primary School is a large, inclusive and welcoming school providing education from 4 to 11 for over 600 pupils. Our school is located in the west of Sheffield, on the edge of the Peak District, and is set in a large, beautiful and open site with an abundance of green space.

We are a Good school. Children are at the forefront of everything we do and we have positive relationships with our pupils and families.

At Hallam we want children to Aim High, Dream Big and Achieve Together This ethos underpins everything that happens in our school and we give our children every opportunity to achieve their full potential, make long lasting memories and prepare for their next stage of education

Arranging a visit to Hallam Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mcgloins@hallam.sheffield.sch.uk.

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