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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 July 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS plus Special Educational Needs allowance

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCo) job summary

We are looking for an experienced teacher with a passion for supporting pupils with special educational needs to join our friendly and supportive team. Working closely with the head teacher and other senior colleagues, you'll use your leadership skills to manage SEN provision and to provide support to other teachers. Your responsibilities will include designing and delivering interventions with pupils in the classroom and implementing the school strategy.

You will be someone who is committed to raising standards for all students and have strong leadership and organisational skills.

You would need to be someone who is committed to raising standards for all students and have strong leadership skills with good organisational skills.

Must hold QTS and NASENCo Award.   This post is not suitable for an ECT

The ideal candidate will have :

  • Experience in liaising with SEN Teams in local authorities.
  • Experience in coordinating pupil-centred annual reviews and providing timely reports.
  • Experience in understanding and supporting children with potential implications for communication, learning and behaviour patterns.
  • Demonstrable experience in raising outcomes for pupils.
  • Working knowledge of Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures, the national curriculum, key stage requirements and Code of Practice for SEND.
  • The ability to provide regular updates on pupil progress through written reports and meetings with parents.
  • Confidence to lead professional development through example and support, and co-ordinate the provision of high quality professional development by methods such as coaching, drawing on other sources of expertise as necessary.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to improving educational outcomes for pupils with special educational needs.
  • An abundance of energy, initiative, vision, drive and humour.
  • A keen understanding  of wellbeing for students and staff.

Interviews will be held on Friday 29th September 2023

·        Applicants for these public-facing posts will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English. 

An informal discussion with the Headteacher or a brief tour of the school can be arranged outside school hours. Please contact Mr Damien Johnston (Headteacher) djohnston@wigmoreprimary.co.uk or telephone the school office on 01582 616101. 

·         CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

·       The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wigmore Primary

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
614 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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