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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 April 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Working across the schools in The Stour Federation Multi Academy Trust - Acorns Primary School, Brailes C of E Primary School, Kineton C of E Primary School and Shipston Primary School

Contract type


Pay scale

L4 - L8

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • For September 2023, we are looking for a Trust SENDCO who is capable of initiating and developing effective strategies which enable our SEND pupils to achieve their very best and who is committed and passionate about their own professional and leadership development. This role offers a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate to take a lead in shaping the SEND strategic vision for The Stour Federation.
  • The role is non-class based but the successful candidate will need to be an excellent classroom practitioner, who is committed to providing the highest standards of provision for SEND pupils within the Trust. They will need to demonstrate commitment to personal and professional growth, embrace opportunities for evidence-based development and be passionate about sharing effective practice with colleagues across our schools and beyond the Trust.
  • We would strongly recommend that you arrange a visit for an informal chat with a member of the leadership team and to see our wonderful schools and meet our delightful children. To arrange a visit, please contact the Academy Trust on 01608 661266. Alternatively you can email the CEO on hilton.c@welearn365.com.

  • The post is a vital appointment in terms of enhancing and ensuring the positive life chances for our children through an ethic of excellence. As such, we are keen to recruit a dedicated and ambitious professional who will add value to the Trust in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom. A passion for support our most vulnerable children and those with barriers to learning is essential, providing expert advice to develop the practice of staff and working closely with the Trust Headteachers, the Trust Improvement Leaders and pastoral staff.

What the school offers its staff

  • The Stour Federation is a small but growing Multi Academy Trust in Warwickshire comprising of Acorns Primary, Brailes C of E Primary, Kineton C of E Primary and Shipston Primary schools. The Stour Federation is a successful and thriving Academy Trust proud to serve the communities of Long Compton, Brailes, Kineton, Shipston and surrounding villages. Our aim is to offer a life changing education to children, working in collaboration to transform the loves of the children and communities we serve.
  • Working together we are stronger. Through collaborative leadership, steadfast commitment and future thinking, the vision of The Stour Federation is to develop and grow our group of inspirational schools which instil ambition and desire in learners, open their minds, widen their horizons and equip them to flourish in a diverse, challenging world.
  • Our RESPECT values of relationships, excellence, service, passion, ethics, collaboration and trust define the way we care for, enrich and teach every child.
  • What sets us apart from others is the opportunity to work at the forefront of educational thinking and practice, supported by excellent professional development and opportunities to take part in projects and collaborative work with talented colleagues.

Commitment to safeguarding

Shipston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Shipston-on-Stour Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01608 661266

Shipston-on-Stour Primary School is a happy and thriving place, where children and adults work and flourish together in a rewarding atmosphere, underpinned by enthusiasm, encouragement and high expectations. We work hard to achieve success and are fully committed to the development of every child in partnership with parents and carers and the community.

Our school is a learning school - everybody involved in the life of the school is an active learner. The team at Shipston Primary is totally committed to providing our children with the very best education possible, where everyone feels valued, safe and happy to learn. We believe in a rich and diverse education that offers a wonderland of opportunities and experiences that instill a lifelong love of learning.

Shipston Primary School is part of The Stour Federation Multi Academy Trust - https://www.thestourfederation.com/

Arranging a visit to Shipston-on-Stour Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hilton.c@welearn365.com.

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