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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    16 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range to Upper Pay Range

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An exceptional teacher
  • An individual determined to meet the needs of every child.
  • Experience as a SEND leadership (new and experienced SENDCos welcomed).
  • Strong communication skills and able to form effective relationships with staff, parents, families and other agencies.
  • The ability to inspire and motivate colleagues, providing the appropriate balance of challenge and support.
  • Has a tenacious approach, with an unshakeable determination to meet the needs of all children.

What the school offers its staff

  • A unique opportunity to be part of creating a brand-new school.
  • A partnership and a school which will develop a truly inclusive culture, that welcomes and enables every child to reach their potential.
  • Extensive CPL to support your development. This includes access to the National Professional Qualification in SEND, SEND PLC and our internal Flying Forward to SEND leadership programme- for further information about CPL offer-click here.
  • Oversight and support by our SEND Lead Practitioner.
  • Access to a comprehensive employee assistance programme, and benefits package including car leasing, cycle to work, financial advice, counselling and discounted access to local facilities-for further information about our benefits offerclick here
  • Significant support in the pre and post opening phase, working in partnership with our SEND lead practitioner and Inclusion leader.
  • A peer network of like-minded SENDCos.

Further details about the role

Whipman Woods Flying High Academy is a brand-new school, opening its doors for the first time to children and the community in September 2024. Whipman Woods will be the third new school that Flying High has opened, following on from the significant success of Hucknall Flying High Academy and Rivendell Flying High Academy.

This is a sensational opportunity for a new or experienced SENDCo to be at the heart of a staff team, opening a brand-new school. The successful candidate will start in the term ahead of the schools opening, working alongside the Head teacher to ensure that the provision is in place to meet the needs of our first cohort of children. As SENDCo you will be given significant leadership time, alongside a teaching commitment, ensuring that you remain focused on quality first teaching and learning, whilst championing every child to ensure that provision is in place to meet their needs and maximise their potential.

With the benefits of a brand-new building, outstanding staff, a rich curriculum and significant support; together we will deliver a school which will be a source of pride and opportunity for the new development and its children for generations to come. Come be a part of creating something special.

This role comes with great flexibility. We will consider applications from those wishing to work full-time, part-time or with flexible working arrangements. We want the best person for the job, and we will work with you to get the balance right, for our children and for you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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About Flying High Trust

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
0115 989 1915

Head office location

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