This job expired on 12 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 2 days per week, flexibility on which days.

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months initially with possibility to become permanent

Pay scale

M1 to M6, or UPS

Additional allowances

SENCo allowance (£2,476 Pro rata) for candidates who already hold the National Qualification for SENCos

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner, with a proven track record of improving outcomes for all pupils, including those within the field of SEND.
  • Passionate about inclusion and the learning and development of every child.
  • Well organised and meticulous with paperwork, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively as a member of the staff team and lead and support other staff.
  • In possession of the personal skills needed to be able to communicate effectively within the school and with a range of external professionals.

What the school offers its staff

Governors are inviting applications for the above post. Visits to the school are encouraged and welcome – please contact the school office to arrange this. The role will be to undertake the role of SENDCo at the school. The appointed SENDCo will form part of the school’s Senior Leadership Team.

Sir Robert Geffery’s Primary School is a friendly, welcoming and nurturing school, with an emphasis on supporting each and every individual child to achieve their potential, in a loving environment that promotes high standards and provides a broad and inclusive curriculum.

Commitment to safeguarding

Sir Robert Geffery’s School is committed to the highest level of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The School is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

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About Sir Robert Geffery's Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Single Academy Primary School Trust set in a rural village, but easily accessible from the main A38 into Cornwall approx 5 miles from the Tamar Bridge. Very supportive governing body and school community. The school has extensive grounds with School Farm.

Arranging a visit to Sir Robert Geffery's Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mbarton@sir-robert-gefferys.cornwall.sch.uk.

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