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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    7 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Full time: Full time, Permanent

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale +TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Teaching experience

  • Experience of working at a whole-school level

  • Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning

  • Experience of conducting training/leading INSET

  • Experience of line managing staff

  • Significant teaching experience in the primary age range

  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching in the primary age range

  • Understanding of the principles of Assessment for Learning

  • Experience leading SEND provision in primary phases

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice

  • Understanding of what makes ‘quality first’ teaching, and of effective intervention strategies

  • Ability to plan and evaluate interventions

  • Data analysis skills, and the ability to use data to inform provision planning

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships

  • Ability to influence and negotiate

  • Good record-keeping skills

  • Sound knowledge of how to support the needs of Pupil Premium pupils

  • Knowledge and understanding of data analysis and the ability to use data to set targets for improvement

  • Up to date knowledge & understanding of the current national education agenda

  • Understanding of how children learn and effectively apply their learning

  • Understanding and track record of delivering to the cultural needs of pupils and parents

  • Can monitor and evaluate effectively

  • Can initiate and manage change

  • Can motivate & inspire by setting and following high standards

  • Can seek advice and support when necessary

  • Can deal sensitively with a wide range of people: children, staff, parents, governors and wider stakeholders and resolve conflicts

What the school offers its staff

Primley Wood Primary School is a wonderful diverse school in an excellent new environment. The multi faith, values-led ethos of the school is cherished and a foundation to flourishing in life.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with and be supported by leaders from the Nishkam Schools Multi-Academy Trust (NSMAT). NSMAT is a DfE flagship high performing Trust of 4 primaries and 2 secondaries across 4 regions.

Our children are a delight to teach, the school has excellent resources, our teachers are enthusiastic and hardworking, and the support team is dedicated to the wellbeing of all students. We opened in September 2013 as a one-form entry school, now with nursery provision.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to relevant DBS checks.

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About Primley Wood Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
289 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

At Primley Wood, we believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life, which is why we hold high expectations for all our pupils. Through interactive play and investigative learning, we seek to give our children the confidence to think for themselves and develop a natural curiosity in the world around them.

We are an inclusive school and welcome all children from any backgrounds. We are firmly committed to developing our pupils’ understanding and appreciation of the diverse world in which they live.

We aim to help all our children develop a lifelong love of learning, which will support them throughout their academic careers and beyond.

Arranging a visit to Primley Wood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ashaw@primleywood.co.uk.

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