This job expired on 9 October 2023

  • Start date details

    4th January 2024 or December 2023 if possible

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN allowance depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures for identifying and assessing special educational needs
  • Coordinating the provision of support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Liaising closely with parents, outside agencies, and other professionals to ensure that the needs of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities are met
  • Supporting the school in ensuring that it meets its statutory obligations under the SEND Code of Practice
  • Taking an active role within the school’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

What the school offers its staff

As part of Portico Academy Trust, Friars Primary School can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive atmosphere where everyone is valued and everyone matters
  • A nurturing environment with wonderful children who want to learn
  • High quality professional development
  • Support and collaboration across our Trust
  • A very well-resourced school

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to learn more about Friars, please contact our school office at office@fps.porticoacademytrust.co.uk and a member of our team will arrange a time for you to come and see us. Tours of the school will be with the school’s Principal, Mr. Chris McClay.

Further details about the role

About the Role

Are you highly passionate about education and supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities? Are you an experienced, qualified SENDCo? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Friars is a long-established popular school in Shoeburyness with amazing children, staff and facilities. We are looking to welcome a new SENDCo into our happy team.

As SENDCo, you will be responsible for leading and coordinating the provision of special educational needs support across the school.

Full details of the interview process will be sent to those candidates who are shortlisted.

Closing Date:

Midday, Monday 9th October 2023


Week commencing Monday 16th October 2023

For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs. Rebecca Sanderson, Director of HR, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

Telephone: 01702 987890 x310


Please include a cover letter with your application form, commenting on how you feel you meet the person specification criteria and providing an insight into your relevant experience.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Friars Primary School and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
436 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01702 987890

Arranging a visit to Friars Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk.

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