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SENDCO Assistant

Richard Lee Primary School
Coventry, West Midlands
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade 4 Point 7 - £24,294 FTE (£19,423 - £20,414)
Start Date
2nd September 2024
7th June 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Job ID: 1421746

SENDCo Assistant

Grade 4 Point 7 - £24,294 FTE (£19,423 - £20,414) pro rata

Term Time only plus teacher training days (39 weeks)


8.30am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Thursday and 8:30 to 4pm on Fridays (with half an hour unpaid break), term time only plus Teacher Training Days

Required to start: September 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for a SENDCo Assistant to join our brilliant school, working alongside our qualified SENDCo. The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about SEND and improving outcomes for children, organized, resilient and able to use their initiative. They will be confident working independently but will also be able to work effectively as a team. The core focus of this job is to support the SENDCo in leading provision for pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs and Disabilities; including promoting high quality teaching, effective use of resources, and high standards of learning and achievement for all pupils. They will also assume responsibility for a case load of My Support Plan pupils and undertake reviews. The successful candidate will be supported by a fantastic senior leadership team who will invest time to help you in your new role.

Ideally the successful candidates will have:

• Experience of working with children across the primary age range

• Knowledge and understanding of child development.

• A desire to further develop their skills.

• Strong numeracy and literacy skills.

• An approachable and resilient attitude

• A passion for supporting children to be the best they can be.

• Motivation to work with children and young people;

• Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people;

• Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours; and

• Attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline.

As a successful primary school working as part of a multi-academy trust, we can offer:

• High quality, ongoing professional development as part of the Castle Phoenix Multi-Academy Trust

• A supportive, friendly and hardworking staff team who are united in their drive to achieve the very best outcomes for every child;

• Friendly, happy and well-behaved children who are keen and eager to learn

• An excellent support network through our hardworking, committed staff including fortnightly training related to your role in school.

• A range of benefits which includes cycle to work, free parking, the local government pension scheme and an employee discount scheme, generous holiday entitlement and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing committee and people strategy.

Visits and applications: Our SENCO, Azra Foric, would be delighted to meet you and talk about the opportunity. To arrange a visit, please email Joyti Khara.

Closing date: 7th June 2024

Interviews: w/c 17th June

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.


Safeguarding Statement:


Staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect students, who they are responsible for or in contact with, from discrimination and avoidable harm. All staff, where paid or voluntary, have a duty to keep young people safe and to protect them from harm. When an individual accepts a role that involves working with children and young people they need to understand acknowledge that the responsibilities and trust are inherent to that role. There will be a requirement that staff observe their obligations in accordance with the Trust’s safeguarding procedure and report any concerns in accordance with the procedure to the appropriate person.

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