17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Contract type
Leadership Scale L1 - 4

Job summary

    Salary: Leadership Scale L1 – 4
    Start date: January 2022
    An opportunity has arisen to appoint a SENDCO and we invite applications from qualified teachers who wish to join our happy, unique and hardworking school and who have the passion to inspire.
    The successful applicant will join our Core Leadership Team, to work particularly with SEND pupils, to foster positive relationships with our families and work with teachers to ensure the impact of all interventions can be evidenced.
    We are looking for a teaching practitioner has a proven track record of raising standards of achievement for all SEND pupils including promoting high quality teaching, monitoring and assessment and the effective use of resources to encourage pupils to become independent learners. To provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.
    The successful candidate will;

    • have relevant teaching experience, NASC SENDCO qualification/awareness or willingness to undertake this qualification

    • have a proven track record of supporting students with SEND, particularly speech and language, Social Emotional & Mental Healt and ideally experience with physical disabilities.

    • be able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children

    • be organised, flexible and enthusiastic

    • be resilient and resourceful with high expectations of self and others
      In turn we can offer:

    • the opportunity to work with RMET, a geographically local academy group, which strongly supports staff CPL and well-being

    • committed, happy, friendly and supportive staff

    • enthusiastic children
      At Twydall Primary school, we foster a shared vision of the 4 C’s, Care Courtesy, Consideration and Commitment. The school has circa 400 pupils and is a central part of the local Community, with large grounds, and an excellent outdoor learning environment. Twydall Primary School is a unique school and has been praised by Ofsted on our Inclusion provisions.
      The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
      Appointments are subject to successful references and a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.
      Please telephone 01634 231761 or e-mail williams-king.s@twydallprimary.medway.sch.uk to make an appointment to see Twydall in action.
      Closing date for applications Friday 8th October 2021

    Applying for the job

    Interested applicants should visit the Twydall Primary School Website for an application form:


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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    School size
    395 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11
    Contact phone number

    About Twydall Primary School and Nursery

    Welcome to Twydall Primary School and Nursery, part of the RMET (Rainham Mark Education Trust) family of Schools.

    "A nurturing school at the heart of its community"
    Care, Courtesy, Commitment and Consideration in our Community

    RMET Vision

    A family of local schools working together to provide outstanding pastoral care and inspirational teaching, motivating all students to enjoy learning and achieve their potential within a community founded on mutual respect,

    External verification clearly highlights Twydall Primary is rapidly moving forward on our journey to be rightly recognised as being a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted.

    All our work is underpinned by our highly qualified, dedicated and innovative specialist staff. Our curriculum intent is to increase each child’s cultural capital through:

    Recognising children’s prior learning.
    Providing a specialist based teaching, which offers rich learning experiences connected through the skills of reading.
    Developing interpersonal skills, resilience, intellectual curiosity
    Stretch, challenge and inspire.
    Developing a sense of passion and knowledge of their local area and communities.
    Experiencing the joy of learning through challenging enrichment opportunities.

    Arranging a visit to Twydall Primary School and Nursery

    Please contact Simone Williams-King, Human Resources at Twydall Primary for further information or to arrange a visit to the school.

    School location

    Twydall Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6JS

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