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This job expired on 8 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Leadership Scale (L2-6) £46,082 - £50,858

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the promotion of our Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion to a trust-wide role, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a SENDCo to join our growing team at New Horizons Primary School. This role is a full time post with no class-based responsibility, however 0.8 FTE would be considered for the right candidate.You would work closely with our Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion to ensure that we have the best possible inclusive offer for each and every child. We live by our Starfish story, which reminds everyone in our school community to strive to make a positive difference each and every day.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Hold or be willing to undertake the National Qualification for SENDCo
  • Hold QTS and be the school’s Designated Teacher for Looked After Children
  • Be a deputy DSL for the school and an active member of the pastoral team
  • Demonstrate an ability to teach across the school
  • A proven track record of excellent outcomes for children
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • A proven track record of supporting staff to develop their practice
  • Effective leadership qualities


What the school offers its staff

Our school is a friendly, welcoming place with children who are full of energy and life. Learning is at the heart of what we do and we believe that all children enjoy their time at school.

“Pupils behave well in class and feel safe. They listen to teachers and to each other attentively, respecting the views of others” – Ofsted

At New Horizons Primary School, we are a proud member of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust. This enables us to create a unique offer for children: an "all-through" educational journey in which they remain with the same family of schools throughout their education.We are one of five primary schools and one secondary school in Portsmouth to benefit from Thinking Schools' award-winning resources, curriculum, and collaboration opportunities.

What you will get from our Trust:

  • TSAT pay scales are above the national pay scales
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and colleagues within the school and our Trust including excellent CPD opportunities and career pathways
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Generous employer contribution to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You -A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
  • A 'Refer a Friend' incentive scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About New Horizons Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
540 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We believe that primary school education is an experience that all children should enjoy to the full. We therefore offer a broad and balanced curriculum. The multi-cultural dimension of our school community is another strength; we celebrate our many diverse backgrounds, helping our children to become positive and responsible citizens.

We strive to build strong relationships with our parents and we value and encourage their involvement and support. We have high expectations of what children can do and we work hard, encouraging parents to support us, in order that our pupils can make the best possible progress.

Arranging a visit to New Horizons Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk.

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