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Assistant SENDCo

The Crestwood School
Kingswinford, West Midlands
Grade 7 SCP 18-23 FTE £29,269 - £32,076 (Actual Annual Salary £26,144 - £29,173) pay award pending
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

Job Details

Vacancy for Assistant SENDCo

September 2024

Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week)

Term time plus 1 week (40 weeks per year)

Grade 7 SCP 18-23 FTE £29,269 - £32,076 pay award pending

Actual Annual Salary £26,144 - £29,173 pay award pending

We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

The Crestwood School wish to appoint a full time Assistant SENDCo to join our successful school. This position is suitable for a qualified teacher although it is not essential.

We welcome applications from colleagues with/without the national SEND qualification.

The successful candidate will work with a large team of Teaching Assistants to coordinate provision, ensure all students with SEND make good progress and support in the leadership of all aspects of the department. 

We are very much a team at Crestwood; our colleagues work extremely hard to help each student to achieve their potential and they also support each other.

We were very recently inspected by Ofsted in March 2023 and it was noted that SEND is a 'particular strength of the school'. 

There is a link SEND governor who is an experienced in this field. We are an oversubscribed school and have, on average, 210 pupils in each year group.

Please see attached job description for more details.

Please contact Tammy Harding at if you would like more information regarding the role or to book a viewing.

Closing date: 23rd June 2024, 12 noon

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.

We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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