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This job expired on 26 April 2023

  • Closing date

    26 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

United Learning Pay Scale plus SEN TLR (competitive)

SENDCO (Primary Phase) job summary

Fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave, commencing September 2023

Salary – United Learning Pay Scale plus SEN TLR (competitive)

William Hulme’s Grammar School (WHGS) is a well-established 3-18 Academy and is one of the most over-subscribed school in Greater Manchester with a long and distinguished history. It has a very inclusive and diverse community with over 40 languages spoken and our school is truly representative of Manchester’s rich multi-cultural heritage.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and particularly those committed to diversity and inclusion.

We provide: 

  • An all-through 3 - 18 school experience.
  • A learning environment based on very high academic standards.
  • A school where all pupils are encouraged to reach their true potential and parents are welcome.
  • The best of the independent school tradition such as the House system and a tremendous range of extra-curricular activities.
  • An exciting place to learn with excellent facilities, new technology and a wide range of teaching and learning experiences.
  • A vibrant and tolerant multi-cultural community.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Primary SENDCO to join the team on a fixed term maternity contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the provision for children with Special Educational Needs (SEND).

You will be a qualified teacher and SENDCO and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the use of ICT and will have a proven track record of leadership, line management and pastoral care. In addition, you will possess, excellent classroom practice and the experience of already being a SENDCO in a similar context. We, in turn, are committed to developing these qualities further by providing excellent professional development opportunities.

Reporting to the Primary Phase Headteacher, you will lead, manage and effectively deploy staff and resources within the Primary Phase SEND provision, monitor and evaluate the development of learning and teaching strategies for children with SEND and ensure that staff are provided with relevant information and training relating to the support of these children. Your team, including an Assistant SENDCO, three Specialist LSAs and a number of LSAs across all year groups, has a range of skills, knowledge and expertise. You will also work closely with the Secondary Phase SENDCO and SEND team.

William Hulme's Grammar School is Greater Manchester’s Second most over-subscribed school and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. It is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1500 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds and is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England..

United Learning schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resources, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About William Hulme's Grammar School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 3 to 18
School size
1595 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

William Hulme’s Grammar School is the second most over-subscribed school in Manchester and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. WHGS is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1450 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds.

The Academy has a relatively new Sixth Form Centre, a two-form entry Primary Phase and has specialist rooms in the Secondary Phase, including fully equipped science labs, a library, ICT resource centre, music practice rooms, design, technology and art rooms. There is also a sports hall with changing facilities, along with full kitchen and dining facilities in the Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form.

Inspectors judged the school to be Good in all phases in its most recent inspection, May 2019

William Hulme’s Grammar School is a vibrant, multicultural school that welcomes children from all backgrounds and beliefs. We are committed to ensuring that all children receive a first class education that prepares them thoroughly for the future and allows them to play an active role in the life of the school and wider community. The school encourages staff to organise events and trips (home and abroad), extra-curricular and subject enrichment activities, to develop the whole child, to prepare him/her for the challenges of the modern world.

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