This job expired on 20 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR1a £8,706

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Introduction

Do you want to be part of a collaborative and high performing Learning Support Department? Are you passionate about inspiring and supporting students to achieve their full potential both academically and personally, and ensuring that all our students with additional needs access high quality teaching and learning? If so, we want to hear from you.

Main Responsibilities

You will teach a small number of lessons in your subject specialism alongside colleagues of the highest calibre. As our SENDCo, you will be responsible for leading the planning, and coordinating the delivery, of education and associated support to students with additional needs.

The Ideal Candidate

Required from September 2023 a full time SENDCo who is passionate about leading on the provision of the best education and support we can provide for our students with additional needs. You will be an excellent teacher; have outstanding communication and organisational skills, and you will be resilient and determined in planning the most appropriate support for our students. We are willing to support training towards the NASENCO Award for the right candidate.

What the school offers its staff

Being an employee of Northgate High School allows you access to an Employee Benefits scheme saving you money on many High Street brands, a cycle to work scheme, use of the sports facilities, library and free parking. Hot meals are available on-site during term time. We also offer entry into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Commitment to safeguarding

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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About Northgate High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1732 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01473 210123

Northgate High School and Sixth Form is an 11-18 school situated on the edge of Ipswich. Our school  is an impressive site, with purpose-built centres maintained and equipped to the highest standards, including recent investment in technology.

We embrace three core values of Respect, Determination and Teamwork. These values are fundamental to the calm and positive learning environment that we strive to achieve at all levels across the school.

Following Ofsted’s 2019 inspection we remain a ‘Good’ school.  Ofsted noted that “pupils enjoy coming to this school” and that “the Sixth form is a vibrant learning community, where every student is valued as an individual.

The ethos at Northgate is underpinned by our genuine desire to support the wellbeing of every student and staff member ensuring that they can realise their full potential. We value our staff highly and, if you join us, you will be working in a school that is committed to staff wellbeing, offers a first class professional development programme carefully linked to the School Improvement Plan and Performance Management Objectives. This means that our CPD programme strengthens the link between personal autonomy and our aims as a school. We maintain positive links with other local schools and universities.

Along with the extensive CPD programme  we offer a competitive pension scheme and benefit package which is available to all staff.

Arranging a visit to Northgate High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tfinch@northgate.suffolk.sch.uk.

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