Twynham School, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1JF

4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023 (or sooner if possible)

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£46,566 - £51,402 per annum

SENDCo job summary

We are seeking a passionate, energetic and ambitious SENDCo to join us as we continue to transform education across our town.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Take responsibility for SEND provision in our good and improving school

  • Co-ordinate and lead innovative and evidence-based provision for students who have identified special educational needs and disabilities.

  • Ensure that SEND provision and the graduated approach is embedded in every part of school life

  • Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Is an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher and teacher of students with SEND

  • Champions inclusion and is passionate about supporting young people with identified SEND

  • Has a clear understanding of how young people with identified SEND can be supported to achieve in the main stream classroom

  • Is ambitious for whole school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture

  • Will embrace our highly supportive, professional approach to school improvement

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high

  • Keep improving

  • Don’t leave anyone behind

  • See the bigger picture

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.

Applying for the job

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form by email to:

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form –Teaching Posts’ will be accepted. You can download the forms here:

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Twynham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1820 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

In September 2021 Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS) federated staffing structures enabling us to launch an ambitious and progressive vision for the education provided by our two schools. As we head into the second year of our journey we are excited to be advertising this unique opportunity to lead SEND at TGS whilst being a part of a wider team across two schools.

In judging TGS to be “good” in all areas in December 2021, Ofsted recognised the efficacy and powerful opportunity provided by our federated approach and you will be joining an organisation that is gathering considerable momentum.

The Grange School and Twynham School can offer you

The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals

The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families

An exceptional CPD offer from NQT and RQT through to preparation for senior and system leadership

Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom

The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust

The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast

Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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