This job expired on 13 June 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, SEN specialist
Early years, KS1
Working pattern
Contract type
MPS or UPS and SEND Allowance

Job summary

The Governing Body of Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is looking to appoint a SENDCo and are seeking applications from committed and knowledgeable candidates who enjoy making a positive contribution to join our highly committed team.

As an inclusive school, we are looking to further strengthen the team with an inspirational SENDCo to further develop and lead inclusion and SEND within the school. Child Protection is a shared role with the Headteacher.

The successful candidate will have/be:
• Qualified Teacher status;
• The National Award for SEND Coordination or be working towards achieving the National
Award in SEND Coordination within three years;
• Experience of working with children with Special Needs and Disabilities;
• Thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice;
• Able to work effectively with SLT to achieve excellence;
• The ability to lead staff by supporting, developing and overviewing the knowledge and
expertise in staff working with SEND children;
• Skilled in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – e.g. SEND,
LAC, Pupil Premium, EAL, More Able and Talented and Traveller pupils;
• Has high aspirations for all pupil’s achievement and behaviour;
• Values inclusion and has a genuine interest in working with a team, taking risks and trying
new and innovative ways of working;
• Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team and to enable liaison with
a variety of external agencies;
• Good management and organisational skills and experience of leading /managing others;
• Has a clear commitment to whole school improvement with excellent organisation,
communication and interpersonal skills to engage the wider community.

In return we can offer you:
• A strong and supportive leadership team who are driving the school forward with a clear
vision and high expectations;
• An enthusiastic team and well-resourced facilities;
• Wonderful children who are a joy to work with.

Additional allowances

Part-time (Flexible working hours available)

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
School size
291 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Contact phone number
01582 725 764

About Hillborough Infant School

Hillborough Infant School provides an education to 3 to 7 year olds in the south of Luton, close to the town centre. We are an oversubscribed and successful three form entry infant school admitting 90 pupils per year. We are well-resourced and keep children at the centre of everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Hillborough Infant School

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please call the school office on 01582 725 764 to book a visit to the school.

If you are unable to visit our School, please view the attached tour of our School.

School location

Hillborough Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5EZ

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