This job expired on 28 June 2024

  • Start date details

    January 2025 or earlier

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 7-11 £54,813 - £60,488

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate, hardworking and focused individual who understands how to maintain a culture and ethos that promotes the support of students with diverse needs? Do you believe that you can secure outstanding support and the best outcomes for all students in a safe, vibrant, and happy school? Are you an outstanding classroom teacher with a thorough understanding of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Then we’d love to hear from you.

What the role involves in a nutshell:

  • Promote an ethos and culture that supports the school’s SEND policy and promotes good outcomes for students with SEN or a disability.
  • Have a strategic overview of provision for students with SEND across the school, monitoring and reviewing the quality of provision.
  • Contribute to school self-evaluation, particularly with respect to provision for students with SEND.
  • Co-ordinate provision that meets the student’s needs, and monitor its effectiveness.
  • Be a key point of contact for external agencies, especially the local authority.

You would ideally hold the National SENDCO qualification or be working towards completing the qualification.

If our school sounds like a place in which you could really make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you.

For further information, please see our job pack below.


Could we be a good fit for each other? If you have any questions or would like a chat about the role, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Carrie Burbidge our Personal Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team via c.burbidge@ryburn.tlt.school

If you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@tlt.school by the deadline.


We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers are expected to behave in a way that supports this commitment and are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. If you are shortlisted for interview, we will undertake an online public search in line with guidance from the Department for Education and Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.

What the school offers its staff

What will you get in return?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the fantastic Ryburn team to promote excellent SEND, safeguarding and inclusion, at this wonderful school and sixth form. This is a challenging time for every school in the country, here, you will find a strong foundation where you can make a real difference to the lives of our SEND children.

The existing role holder will still remain in school and as such will be able to assist with a handover during your induction period.


  • Automatic enrolment to the Teacher Pension Fund

  • Staff development through appraisal and CPD
  • Collaboration with Trust colleagues in similar roles
  • Free Parking
  • Free onsite Gym
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Regular well being activities
  • Regular social activities and sport

If our school sounds like a place in which you could really make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you.

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)
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 Ryburn Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1645 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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