16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR/UPR and SEND allowance depending on experience

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

About The Role

Are you highly passionate about education and supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities?

Are you an experienced teacher with experience of teaching children with SEND? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Hamstel Juniors is a large junior school in Southend with amazing children, staff and facilities.

We are looking to welcome a new SEN teacher to our happy team. Key responsibilities of the role include:

• Plan and teach groups of children with SEND needs to support their knowledge and understanding of the core subjects.

• Conduct key SEND assessments to support the SENDCo

• Maintain, order and develop resources pertaining to SEND for staff/pupils to use.

• To support the teachers with the writing is ISP plans, including EAL plans across the school and quality assure those plans

• Provide support and guidance to teaching staff around strategies for those pupils SEND including team-teaching where applicable.

• Liaise with key agencies including parents around all areas of SEND

What the school offers its staff

As part of Portico Academy Trust, Hamstel Junior School can offer you:

• A friendly and supportive atmosphere where everyone is valued and everyone matters.

• An environment with wonderful children, that promotes inclusivity

• High quality professional development

• Support and coloration across our Trust

• A well resourced school

You can find out more about the school on our website and visits are encouraged. If you would like to learn more about Hamstel please contact the school office at office@hjs.porticoacademytrust.co.uk and a member of our team will arrange a time for you to come and see us.

Full details of the interview process will be sent to those candidates that are shortlisted.


Further details about the role

For an application pack (if you are unable to download details and an application form), please contact Mrs Rebecca Sanderson, Director of HR, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

Telephone: 01702 987890 x310

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

Please include a cover letter with your application form, commenting on how you feel you meet the person specification criteria and providing an insight into your relevant experience.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and shortlisted candidates should be aware that the school will consider carrying out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

Closing date: Friday 8th March 2024, 12 noon

Interviews: Thursday 21st March 2024

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 recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Hamstel Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
581 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01702 987890

Arranging a visit to Hamstel Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk.

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