2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2023 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 December 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£28,000 – £43,685 (MPS/UPS) + TLR (£7,368) + SEN (£4,703)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Transform life chances for our students with SEN.

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified SENDCo to lead a large and highly competent team to ensure that students with SEN are supported and achieve in mainstream. The SENDCo will lead two assistant SENDCos and 15 teaching assistants in mainstream.

The academy has a highly respected reputation in South Derbyshire for its SEN provision, including separate provision for students with autism and moderate learning difficulties. These provisions are led by a separate SENCO with a specialist team of teachers and teaching assistants. The SEND team operates within mainstream lessons but also has a dedicated SEND area to deliver a range of interventions to students.

What the school offers its staff

The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership

Further details about the role

Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
  • Establishing and developing robust governance
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability
  • Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust

If you would like to discuss the role or have any other queries, please call 01283 216837 and ask to speak to the HR Team.

Closing date: 9.00am on 30 January 2023

Interview date: w/c 6 February 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Pingle Academy and The de Ferrers Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applying for the job

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About The Pingle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1400 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01283 216837

Arranging a visit to The Pingle Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@deferrerstrust.com.

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