This job expired on 4 October 2023

  • Start date details

    01st December 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Part time, 3.5 days a week - 2 day teaching commitment

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 5 months possibly longer

Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEND allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Post: SENDCo

Qualifications & Experience

A qualified teacher with experience of successfully improving outcomes for pupils at a whole school level.

Experience of providing a high quality of support for pupils with SEND.

Have taught at KS1 or KS2 for at least three years.

Knowledge and Skills

Demonstrate an ability to work with pupils and their families in a sensitive and positive way, often under complex circumstances.

Demonstrate some knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and its application.

Experience of a range of behaviour management techniques for groups and individuals with SEND.

Possess a good understanding of the principles behind school improvement, including school improvement planning, monitoring and reviewing progress.

Make consistent judgements based on careful analysis of data, with a focus on SEND, to assist with planning and/or provision mapping.

Present clearly a wide range of specialised information to both educationalists and non-educationalists.

Demonstrate a proven ability to work sensitively and effectively with colleagues to help them to improve their everyday classroom practice.

Personal Qualities

Caring for every child as an individual, with the unshakable belief that all children can be successful.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels.

Excellent time management and organisation skills.

A flexible approach towards finding solutions to overcome barriers to pupils’ learning.

High expectations of self and others professional standards.

Demonstrates a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children.

Ability to develop positive relationships and build confidence with complex partnerships.

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters.

Ability to handle data and information critically, accurately and effectively.

High levels of drive, energy and integrity.

A commitment to equal opportunities and empowering others.

What the school offers its staff

The successful applicant will be assured of a high level of good quality support and encouragement to develop professional skills and interests.

Further details about the role

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a strong classroom practitioner who achieves great results.
  • Has high expectations of pupils' progress and behaviour.
  • Has a good understanding of progression and expectations in EYFS and Year One.
  • Has proven classroom management and organisation skills.
  • Embraces creativity and has apositive outlook on life.
  • Has an ability to inspire children to enjoy learning.
  • Has a commitment to enable children to reach their full potential and be committed to educating the 'whole child'.
  • Is fascinated by the learningprocess and actively seeks new ideas and research.
  • Loves supporting and inspiringfellow staff and children.
  • Has great ideas and wants toshare them!
  • Sincerely values every memberof the school community.
  • Believes in each and everychild and has high aspirations for their achievement.
  • Has the ability to makelearning fun and engaging whilst ensuring all children are appropriately challenged.
  • Is prepared to go the extramile with a smile on their face!

Commitment to safeguarding

Meadow Farm Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to have the same commitment. Appointments will be subject to DBS checks.

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About Meadow Farm Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
164 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01332 662631

Community Primary School

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@meadowfarm.derby.sch.uk.

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