3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    01 September 2024 or as soon as possible afterwards

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Either Part time (0.6 FTE) or Full Time (with 0.4FTE teaching or Head of Year responsibility)

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN allowance £2,539 to £5,009
Head of Year allowance TLR2b £5437

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly committed SENDCo or aspiring SENDCo. The successful applicant will teach as required and lead high quality SEND provision. They will provide clear guidance for staff on the implementation of quality first teaching strategies to raise achievement for students with SEND, as well as establish and manage bespoke interventions to support the academic, social and emotional progress of identified students. They will also manage our dedicated and experienced team of learning support staff.

What the school offers its staff

• Committed, motivated and high attaining students

• Teachers Pension Scheme and STPCD/Burgundy Book terms & conditions (for teaching staff)

• Local Government Pension Scheme and NJC/Green Book terms & conditions (for support staff)

• A confidential and independent Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 support helpline for access to counselling and advice

• ‘Rarely cover’ policy for covering teacher absence; very low levels of staff cover

• An active staff committee who organize regular social events

• A large staff room with plenty of workstations as well as space for socialising

• Free on-site parking

• Cycle to work scheme

• Free on-site staff flu vaccinations

• School laptops allocated to all teachers

• Discounted membership at 5 Rivers Gym & Swimming Pool (conveniently located right next door) as well as all other Wiltshire Council leisure facilities

• On-site canteen and sixth form cafe

Commitment to safeguarding

South Wilts Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected
to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. As part of our
shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online
search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be
subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancies@swgs.wilts.sch.uk

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About South Wilts Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Selective Academy 11-18 years; NOR 1130, including 340 in Sixth Form

School location

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