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  • Start date details

    Summer Term 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS1 -UPS will be considered

Additional allowances

SENDCo Allowance (80%)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Captains Primary School

Permanent SENDCo & Teacher Appointment

SENDCo 80% & Teacher 20%

Grade/Salary MPS/UPS plus SEN allowance (pro rata 80%)

32.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

The role of SENDCo for four days (80%) is vital to ensure the needs of the children and the children in the Captains Nest are meet. The one day in class (20%) will be to job share with another member of staff.

Job Purpose:

we are seeking to appoint a SENDCo :

  • To lead, manage, develop and maintain high quality SEND provision which enables quality teaching, excellent learning outcomes and success for all pupils.
  • To model effective teaching, to coach and train colleagues and to teach across the school.
  • To keep all aspects of paperwork including records, policies and SEND school offer up-to-date and actioned, as appropriate.
  • To contribute to raising standards of pupil achievement and progress.
  • To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal growth and enjoyment.

Person Specification :

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A well written, well-constructed and succinct application which expresses clarity of thinking with regard to the requirements of the post, personal career aspirations and an understanding of current educational issues
  • Detailed understanding of SEND Code of practice
  • Successful experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • Success in teaching of children, with a clear understanding of the teaching provision required for pupils with a range of abilities and needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

What the school offers its staff

What We Can Offer You:

  • The opportunity to create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • A team of friendly, supportive & hardworking colleagues.
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Academy Trust
  • Pension Scheme
  • On site parking
  • Talk to us about flexible working

Why Choose Us:

It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. DSAT has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Closing Date for Applications: 20 March 2023

Interview Date: W/c 27 March 2023

Start Date: To commence Summer Term 2023

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About Captains Close Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
173 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Welcome to our school, where we strive to make every day a happy memory for everyone in our community. We are committed to providing a safe and inspirational environment for children to enjoy learning and enable them to achieve their best, irrespective of ability or circumstances. We encourage them to be curious about the world we live in within a creative and nurturing environment whilst offering real life contexts in which to apply their learning. All individuals, irrespective of age or role, in our community have personal learning journeys and we aim to develop a community of independent and collaborative reflective learners. We are committed to promoting children’s self- esteem and confidence to ensure they believe in themselves and fulfil their ambitions. But most of all…we enjoy our learning!

Arranging a visit to Captains Close Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jcoombe@dsatcaptainsclose.org.

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