Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator - Balsall Common Primary School

Balsall Common Primary School
£25,714 - £41,604 Per Annum + SEN Allowance (£4,783)
21 Jun 2022
08 Jul 2022
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

£25714.00 - £41604.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCo) 
at Balsall Common Primary School 

Salary Range: School Teachers Pay Scale + SEN Allowance (£4,783)

The Governors and Chief Executive Officer are seeking to appoint a SENDCo to join our team at Central Schools Trust comprising of Balsall Common Primary School Academy and Damson Wood Infant School Academy.  With regard to this appointment, the successful candidate will be part of the team at Balsall Common.

Purpose of the role

To lead SEND practice in the school in order to:

•    Raise standards of achievement of children with SEND
•    Increase staff confidence and competence in teaching children with SEND
•    Ensure that children with SEND have full opportunity to access the National Curriculum. 

Key Requirements

•    Qualified teacher with at least 4 years’ experience
•    Have primary school teaching experience
•    SENDCo experience or commitment to undertake SENDCo certificate
•    Experience of working with children with a wide range of SEN
•    Have experience of working successfully and co-operating as a member of a team
•    Have experience of leading a team
•    Have experience of training other teachers and/or introducing SEN initiatives
•    Have experience of working alongside other teachers in the development of teaching and learning
•    Evidence of CPD and commitment to further professional development

For further details, please see full job description.

Information about the Trust

Valuing and developing staff are key priorities. We want to work with highly motivated staff who have a proven track record, or would like to develop a proven track record, of high outcomes for all children. We care about recruiting the right people, and about retaining them.

Consequently, we have:

•    a clear plan for developing employees through an Employee Development Programme, which sets clear guidelines for career advancement from entry level to coordinator, manager and director positions
•    a package that offers employee benefits
•    a well-being package to support staff emotionally and physically.

The support received from within our organisation will help to develop skills and foster experience which can be used as a stepping stone for future career advancement.

Additional information and how to apply

Central Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be expected to provide two suitable references. 

We welcome candidates to come and look around the school, please contact Janet Carlington at s2pa-cst@solgrid.org.uk, who will be pleased to arrange this for you.

Successful candidates will be contacted shortly after the application closing date with details of date and time of interview.

Application must be on a CST Application Form, which is attached with this advert.  CV’s will not be accepted. 

Please send your completed application form by email for the attention of Mrs J Carlington, Chief Executive Officer’s PA at s2pa-cst@solgrid.org.uk.   The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 8 July 2022.

Mrs J Carlington
01676 532254 Ext. 423

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
Recruitment Pack
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Job Application Form

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