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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (FTE) With a pro rata SEN Allowance

SENDCo job summary

Merrydale Junior  Primary School

Part -time  SENDCo Appointment 0.60 or 0.80 ( 3  or 4 days per week will be considered for the right applicant) 

SENDCo Allowance  pro rata to reflect the FTE. 

Grade/Salary MPS/UPS plus SEN allowance 

Fixed-Term until Easter 2024 


Job Purpose: 

we are seeking to appoint a SENDCo :

  • To lead, manage, develop and maintain high quality SEND provision which enables quality teaching, excellent learning outcomes and success for all pupils.
  • To model effective teaching, to coach and train colleagues and to teach across the school.
  • To keep all aspects of paperwork including records, policies and SEND school offer up-to-date and actioned, as appropriate.
  • To contribute to raising standards of pupil achievement and progress.
  • To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal growth and enjoyment.


Person Specification :

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Detailed understanding of SEND Code of practice
  • Successful experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • Success in teaching of children, with a clear understanding of the teaching provision required for pupils with a range of abilities and needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills


For a full job description and person specification, and to assist in your application, please see the documents attached 

To learn more about the School please see Advert attached


What We Can Offer You:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  •  Cycle to work scheme.
  • Retain discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym membership discounts
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Why Choose Us:

It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. DSAT has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Please note that  interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.






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)
medical
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 Merrydale Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
353 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

We are a friendly community school, where families are encouraged to learn together and give their children the confidence to succeed. Visitors often comment positively on the children’s warm welcome, their enthusiasm and also on staff’s commitment and dedication. We understand the power of education and take very seriously our duty to give your children the best start in life.

Our school is part of the Discovery Schools Academies Trust. Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

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