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  • Start date details

    April or September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS (Inner London) + TLR2A for suitable candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Southwark Park Primary School is looking for a SENDCo to lead in our community school. At Southwark Park we are very proud of our inclusivity and the support we provide to all children. Due to the exceptional work we do the school has a high number of children on the SEND register. We are seeking someone who has the passion, drive and determination to continue to deliver and develop our SEND provision.

The role is full time but we are happy to consider flexible working requests. The role is out of class but does have 0.2 teaching responsibility for PPA cover.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status with 4 years or more teaching experience
  • The National Award for SEN Co-ordination or the willingness to gain within 3 years of achieving post
  • Experience of working with children with Special Needs
  • Thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice
  • The ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEND children
  • Th skills to work with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – SEND, LAC, Pupil Premium, EAL, Mental Health
  • The ability to work effectively with the Principal and SLT to achieve excellence
  • The ability to support and overview the work of teaching assistants working with SEND children.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team
  • Good management and organisational skills and experience of leading/managing other staff.
  • The necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A high level of support from the SLT and school team
  • A supportive and welcoming school environment
  • High quality professional development opportunities
  • High quality resources
  • Good links with partnership schools

Further details about the role

To discover more and to apply, take a look at the careers section of our website, get in touch and arrange a visit.

Closing date: Monday 19 February 2024 12pm

Interviews: Week beginning 26 February 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

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About Southwark Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
402 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7394 4000

At Southwark Park we take pride in being a friendly, caring and welcoming community. We believe very strongly that when children leave our school they should be confident, kind and tolerant individuals who have achieved their full potential academically and retain a love of and excitement in learning.
We work to ensure that they are beginning to understand their place in society and their responsibility to the wider community. We promote aspiration, tolerance and the celebration of diversity within our local community. Our core values are respect, responsibility and excellence; everyone at Southwark Park understands and lives by these.

Arranging a visit to Southwark Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rali@southwarkpark.southwark.sch.uk.

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