Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator MPS/UPS + SEND Allowance

Stopsley Community Primary School, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7UG

This job expired on 17 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2022 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



MPS or UPS + SEND Allowance

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator MPS/UPS + SEND Allowance job summary

Following the promotion of our current post holder, a rare chance has come up for someone to lead on the SEND provision across our amazing school. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher who has strong knowledge of supporting children with SEND. We are looking for someone with the passion and drive to lead this important part of our school. This is a non-class based post although you may be required to teach one lesson per day to some of our Key Stage 2 children. The post is supported by a minimum of two days admin time provided by an experienced TA. As SENDCo, you would be joining a dedicated team who put the needs of the child first and strive to achieve the very best for each individual.

If you want to enjoy your job, love teaching and learning and have the skills to make a real difference, then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for the right person:
• A Qualified Teacher with experience of leading on SEND and who has the National SENCo Award or is willing to work towards this
• Has thorough knowledge of the new SEND Code of Practice
• Is talented at working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs, eg: LAC, EAL, PP
• Is committed to continually raising standards in teaching and learning and is ambitious for the achievement of SEND children
• Has the ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEND children
• Can lead and deliver professional growth for Teaching Assistants who work with SEND children
• Has excellent communication skills and an ability to work within a team
• Works well with parents and other stakeholders
• Has good management and organisational skills

As a school, we offer the following benefits:
• Wonderful children who are well behaved and keen to learn
 The opportunity to play a pivotal role in school development
 A dedicated and supportive leadership team
 A professional and supportive work environment
 Continued Professional Development, personalised leadership training and the option to complete the NPQ for SEND
 Rewarding career progression opportunities
 An exciting curriculum, with global learning at the heart, where SEND children are given the chance to achieve like all others
 Administrative / PA support
 An original well-being package with paid leave of absence during term time
 A positive working atmosphere (a good work-life balance; well-being opportunities)
 Friendly and supportive parents (a real team feel)
 Exciting challenges ahead where you can help change the future for a whole community

Are you able to inspire others around you? Do you understand how to develop strong relationships with children, parents and staff? Are you looking for opportunities to develop your leadership potential? There is a real 'can do' attitude amongst everyone at Stopsley. Please come and see for yourself – visits are warmly welcomed.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Additional allowances

SEND Allowance

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Supporting documents

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About Stopsley Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
533 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01582 611035

Stopsley Community Primary School and Nursery is a thriving and active school in Luton that provides a secure, happy and stimulating environment in which children are able to fulfil their potential.

Children only get one go at life. We do everything that we can to make sure that the children who come to our school get the very best. We give them the very best teaching, the best learning, the best resources, the best support and the best opportunities that they can have. Every child matters to us and we make sure that they can all really go places.

We pride ourselves at Stopsley on success. Our children all achieve well. We are passionate about sport, music, art and drama as well as providing a variety of learning experiences which enable our children to make choices, solve problems, become independent learners and set their own high standards. Our children are inspired. They aspire to make something special of themselves and they work incredibly hard - taking risks and always showing a growth mindset.

Arranging a visit to Stopsley Community Primary School

Visits are warmly welcomed - please contact Jane Booth, School Business Manager on 01582 611065 or sbm@stopsley.primaryluton.co.uk to arrange a convenient time

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