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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS 3 Outer London

Additional allowances

TLR 2 £7,300

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and visionary leader who will enrich and further develop this area of the school. You will be an experienced teacher who can use your plethora of skills to enhance the SEN provision in the school.

As SENDCO you will be an excellent communicator and be driven to take responsibility for the co-ordination and development of this key area of school. You will lead a team of LSA’s, supporting students and staff to achieve their best by removing the barriers to learning with a focus on the vision, policy (including the delivery of the statutory requirements of the SEND Code of Practice) and oversee the provision for all SEND students. You will have a teaching commitment of up to 20 lessons per fortnight. SEND is overseen by the Head of Learning Support.

The successful candidate would be a qualified teacher with knowledge and experience of supporting students with additional needs, line management of teaching & learning support assistants. teaching students with SEND who holds or will commit to train for the National Qualification Award for SEN Co-ordination.

What the school offers its staff

We have a health cash plan with Simply Health, Bike2Work scheme and staff wellbeing programme which includes a staff reward scheme and regular social activities. We are located in South London with excellent transport links to the city and surrounding areas

We follow STPCD and support staff can join the LGPS. ECT’s follow an established induction programme while more experienced staff are able to join our leadership training programmes. Many among our teaching staff enrol in our school-based MA programme run in conjunction withSt Mary's University. The college is a member of PiXL.

Commitment to safeguarding

Norbury High is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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About Norbury High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1245 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

The school is part of the Manor Trust, a multi academy trust comprising Norbury High and Kensington Avenue Primary school - the trust was formed in February 2019. We are located in Croydon, South London.
We are a fully inclusive school that is dedicated to both supporting and challenging all members of our diverse community and to develop the potential in all our students, no matter what their starting point.
Pastoral care is also of the highest importance and we are committed to providing the best possible learning environment to develop confident, independent learners. We provide an ambitious and broad curriculum and ensure that students have opportunities outside the classroom to develop and inspire them, including a wide range of extracurricular activities.

Arranging a visit to Norbury High School for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email d.mccardie@nhsg.org.uk.

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