This job expired on 1 July 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time. 32.5 hours per week.

Contract type


Pay scale

Negotiable. Not Suitable for ECT's

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for September 2024 we are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic SENCo with some teaching responsibilities– to develop SEND within the school and join our highly committed team.

We are looking for someone who can lead our strong support team, work in close partnership with parents and carers, and liaise with a wide range of external professionals.

The successful candidate will:

Have a clear understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and the changes that have been made.

Be a skilled and experienced teacher with exemplary classroom practice.

Have high expectations for pupils learning and set aspirational targets for ALL children.

Effectively implement and manage Education Health Care Plans/Statements.

Manage the school’s provision for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and Provision Mapping.

Have understanding and experience of supporting the learning of pupils with the full range of abilities and needs and a strong track record in making an impact on their progress.

Be able to take a leading role across the school in teaching and learning.

Be committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning to raise attainment.

Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.

Be able to lead, motivate and inspire others to achieve excellence.

Be committed to working with pupils, staff, parents, Governors and the wider community.

Be committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and promoting equal opportunities for all.

Will hold the SENCO award or be prepared to complete the qualification within 2 years of taking up the appointment.

What the school offers its staff

Wensum Junior School is part of The Evolution Academy Trust and an exciting opportunity has arisen to have a significant role in sharing the schools ambition in ensuring sustainable and rapid improvement and make a real difference to our community.

At Wensum Junior School we are committed to providing a safe, nurturing and positive learning environment for all children to be successful. We are on an exciting journey, and we are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join us from September 2024. This position will offer continued professional development and the opportunity to work with a supportive team of people.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.
This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About Wensum Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
190 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01603 620877

At Wensum Junior School we are committed to providing a safe, nurturing and positive learning environment for all children to learn. We are on an exciting journey, We are a Junior School in Norwich teaching children aged 7-11 close to Norwich city centre.

Arranging a visit to Wensum Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@wensumjunior.org.uk.

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