This job expired on 10 October 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    10 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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Additional allowances

TLR 1B (£10,202 PA)

SENDCo job summary

Testwood School is a great place to work and develop as a teacher and as a leader. It has a strong sense of community where students are at the heart of what we do.

We are delighted to be seeking an enthusiastic and forward thinking SENDCO to join us in January 2023 and contribute to the development of our provision for students with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

You will be a qualified teacher with the National Award for SEND Coordination or the commitment to complete this within 3 years of appointment.

The successful candidate will, under the direction of the Headteacher and Assistant Headteacher, determine the strategic development of the Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Policy and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the SEND team.

You will have a proven track record of enthusing and supporting students to enjoy their learning and you will motivate them to aspire to achieve their greatest potential. We would love to work with an engaging, warm and committed individual who is committed to the school motto: 'Every Child, Every Step, Every Day.'

This role offers an excellent opportunity for teachers who are imaginative, creative and inspiring to work in a supportive, energetic and innovative school where students achieve well and which is highly-regarded in the local community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Testwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant pre-employment checks.
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About Testwood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
834 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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The school is located in the town of Totton which is located close to the nearby city buzz of Southampton, the charm of the old city of Winchester and the idyllic outdoors of the New Forest just a few minutes away. Transport links to London are excellent for those who like to explore further afield.

The school site offer's plenty of free parking for staff and is a short walk from Totton railway station and local bus routes.

Arranging a visit to Testwood School

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

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