23 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 April 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Monday - Friday Term Time Only 8:20am - 3:30pm (8:15am on Friday mornings for staff briefing) + Directed tIme

Contract type


Pay scale

L3 - L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an innovative and inspirational SENDCO to join our leadership team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career and wishing to make a real difference to educational outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs. We are looking for someone who is caring, proactive and highly motivated.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be an outstanding teacher with experience of teaching across the primary age range
  • Be passionate about all aspects of inclusion and is knowledgeable about the current changes in SEND.
  • Have a commitment to working in partnership with teachers, support staff, outside agencies, specialists and parents to ensure that our children are supported effectively and fulfil their potential.
  • Have a track record of successfully raising standards and ensuring SEND pupils make good progress.
  • Have the drive, determination and enthusiasm to enhance the high level of learning in our school.
  • Possess excellent organisational and communication skills, demonstrate attention to detail and have the ability to motivate and support colleagues.
  • Be a significant and visible presence.
  • Think strategically and act practically to promote school improvement.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career and wishing to make a real difference to educational outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs.

The successful candidate will be integral to the setting up and implementation of, then lead our new SRP and Assessment Centre (the first in the borough), work with the Headteacher to shape the future of these units at Ruislip Gardens.

In return we offer:

  • Highly motivated, well behaved children who enjoy coming to school.
  • A strong team of dedicated staff who are committed to maintaining high standards.
  • A supportive and friendly Governing Body committed to continuing school improvement.
  • Support and an on-going commitment to your professional development
  • The opportunity to make a real contribution to school development

Commitment to safeguarding

Please note that we will be seeking references from your current employer prior to the interview. CVs will not be accepted. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Ruislip Gardens Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01895 632 895

Arranging a visit to Ruislip Gardens Primary School

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