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This job expired on 27 September 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Monday-Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

SEN allowance plus TLR2b (£5,026 pending pay award)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about working with pupils with additional special educational needs, wanting to ensure their learning experiences are both meaningful and fun?

An exciting and rare opportunity to be the whole school SENDCo and lead the SEN Resource Base, comprised of two classes supporting the needs of children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), has arisen. This role is ideally suited to those with previous experience of being a mainstream SENDCo (including as a SENDCo assistant) or, teaching pupils within a specialist SEN provision with a good knowledge of communication and interaction needs. This role provides ample non-contact time to fulfil leadership responsibilities with a small teaching commitment (up to 0.4), making this an ideal opportunity for those seeking more responsibility and leadership opportunities.

Successful candidates will be:

  • a skilled professional who has an engaging and dynamic style of teaching and supporting colleagues
  • willing to support the Catholic ethos of the school
  • driven to make sure all our children achieve their very best, having high expectations of behaviour and achievement
  • passionate about continuing their own professional development and open to learn and develop as part of a whole school team
  • have had experience of teaching and supporting children with SEND
  • Knowledgeable in the practices of SEN, including statutory paperwork to apply for and annually review EHCPs
  • able to work with and coordinate outside professionals to support pupils with SEND
  • able prepared to work flexibly as part of a close knit partnership using shared teaching approaches to learning.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a supportive and inclusive team of staff who have excellent relationships with each other and the children in our school
  • a school whose values are rooted in kindness and care through showing love for one another
  • amazing children, with a passion for learning
  • a dedicated whole school team who work together to develop professionally and support each other
  • opportunities to lead in a curriculum area suited to your expertise and experience
  • continued professional development, including working with the family of schools in the Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust, including specialist training to meet the needs of pupils with SEN
  • a welcoming whole school community of pupils, parents, staff, governors and volunteers
  • practically, Christ the King has excellent access situated in the heart of Amesbury, with links to both the A303 and A345: commutes by car from Salisbury or Andover take no more than 20minutes.

Our school is proud to be part of The Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust (DCET), a multi-academy trust of Catholic schools across Clifton Diocese. This valuable partnership allows our school and staff the support and professional development opportunities of working collaboratively across a community of schools, whilst maintaining our own distinct school identity.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01980 622039 or email office@ctk.thedcet.com

Commitment to safeguarding

Christ the King Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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About Christ The King Catholic School, Amesbury

School type
Academy, Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01980 622039

At Christ the King you will find a supportive and inclusive team of staff who have excellent relationships with each other and the children in our school. Our school values are rooted in kindness and care through showing love for one another, an ethos that you will get an immediate sense of as soon as you walk through the school doors. Working at Christ the King allows our staff to not only have a community facing role where we strive to build and sustain positive relationships, but the majority of our roles are term-time only, which suit those seeking to find the balance between work and family life.

Our school is proud to be part of The Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust (DCET), a multi-academy trust of Catholic schools across Clifton Diocese. This valuable partnership allows our school and staff the support and professional development opportunities of working collaboratively across a community of schools, whilst maintaining our own distinct school identity.

Although we are Catholic School, we welcome applications from all members of the community - of all faiths and none. We do ask that those who work in our school support our Christian values.

Practically, Christ the King has excellent access situated in the heart of Amesbury, with links to both the A303 and A345: commutes by car from Salisbury or Andover take no more than 20minutes.

Arranging a visit to Christ The King Catholic School, Amesbury

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@ctk.thedcet.com.

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