Sheldon School, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ

This job expired on 7 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 January 2022

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SENDCo job summary

SENDCo/Head of Learning Support Faculty

Salary: TLR1c £12,117

Required for September 2022, a full-time permanent SENDCo to lead a large and dedicated Learning Support team.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate who is an outstanding classroom practitioner committed to inclusive education, who is passionate about education for children with special educational needs and disabilities, and who has the ability to inspire both colleagues and students. They will have vision, excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to innovate and plan strategically.

The SENDCo would be joining a hugely committed middle leadership team comprising 11 faculty heads in a friendly, successful school. Morale is high, students are keen to learn and there is a shared will to make this even stronger. If you possess the drive, energy, passion and ambition needed, we would very much like to hear from you.

We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are good rail and road links to London, we are 5 minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a 10-minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath.

For further details about the school, please visit our website www.sheldonschool.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 7th February 2022 at noon

Interviews: Thursday 17th February 2022

Application process: Please click ‘Apply Now’ and download our application form and submit to hr@sheldonschool.co.uk The application will entail submitting a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 and completing the application form. There is also a short additional document to complete.

We are a flexible working employer and we are willing to make any reasonable adjustments you require during your interview so please ask us.

Sheldon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Additional allowances

TLR1C £12,117

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About Sheldon School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1662 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01249 766020

Sheldon School is a large mixed secondary school and sixth form in Chippenham, Wiltshire for students aged 11 to 18 and is the largest school in Wiltshire. Since April 2011, it has been an Academy.

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