SENDCo (Primary)

More than one school, Leicestershire local authority

This job expired on 1 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022


This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

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Contract type



Main Pay Scale

SENDCo (Primary) job summary

We have an excellent opportunity for a qualified teacher with experience as a special educational needs coordinator to work in and across two of our schools (Croft CE primary school (LE9 3GJ) and Swinford CE primary school (LE17 6BG)). The role will be working one day in each school each week. You will hold the National Award in SEN Co-ordination or be committed to achieving that award within three years of appointment.

Required: As soon as possible

Salary: Main Pay Scale with SEN allowance (£1,000 pro rata value).

Hours: 13 hours per week (2 days).

Why Embrace?

• We offer the opportunity to be part of a cohesive, friendly, and skilled team.

• We value all members of staff alongside professional and supportive staff relationships.

• We have a focus on staff wellbeing and provide access to wellbeing support services, a dedicated wellbeing website and employee discount schemes.

• We support professional development via in-role training to develop your skills and knowledge.

• Wonderful children who love to learn and a supportive and dedicated staff team;

• Working within a progressive and forward-thinking MAT.

Why you?

• Because you are an effective and dedicated employee with excellent communication skills.

• Because you have the drive to support the development of consistent SEND procedures within the schools and are able to support/lead interventions as necessary according need.

• You are a strong team player, can inspire and motivate colleagues; and

• Committed to the vision of the schools, and someone who is inspirational, dedicated and motivated;

• You are passionate about ensuring that children, and young people with SEND, can access quality education, with ambition for all learners regardless of need, with a proven track record of leading on SEND.

Embrace Multi Academy Trust was formed in April 2019 and is a Church of England majority trust, built upon the importance of positive relationships amongst all involved. We believe in supporting and working closely with our schools and are always there to provide advice, guidance and support for each school, hence our name. Our schools work well together and support one another in raising standards.

Closing date for applications: 1 July 2022 @ 9am.

Interviews to be held: 5 and/or 7 July 2022 (mornings).

References will be requested for all shortlisted applicants before interview. Further details are available via Eteach or from the vacancies section of each school website.

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

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About the schools

Croft CE Primary School, converted to academy status in April 2019, joining Embrace at the same time. It was last inspected by Ofsted in September 2016 and was rated ‘Good’, and a more recent SIAMS inspection rated the school as ‘Outstanding’. Croft Church of England Primary School is a small, caring school in the heart of a wonderful community.

Proud of its Christian ethos and values the school sets out to ensure that children will leave having experienced lots of exciting learning opportunities, excelling academically and socially and with the feeling of being an important part of a caring Christian community.

Swinford CE Primary School is located close to Lutterworth, Swinford Primary School converted to academy status in April 2017 and joined Embrace in January 2021. Last inspected in January 2020, it was rated as ‘Good’. The school provides a distinctive Christian education for its children within a broad and ambitious curriculum, and links with the local community help to shape teaching and learning at Swinford. A family atmosphere is at the core of all they do - learning together, playing together, achieving together and celebrating together.

Children at Swinford Primary are happy, confident, and responsive. They understand how their behaviour affects others and that courtesy and respect are important values for life. The school promote and enjoy close contacts with parents/carers and strive to work in partnership to enhance their children's education.

School details

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
115 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

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