SENDCo. Bushmead Primary School, Eaton Socon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire.

Start date: September 2019

Contract: Permanent, 3 days a week with an option of working 5 days

Salary: MPS/ UPS

Are you a qualified and experienced SENDCo looking for a new challenge?
Are you an experienced Primary School Teacher, aspiring to become an influential SENDCo across the whole school?

Part Time SENCO - 3 days a week with the option of working 5 days across the school by negotiation.

In its recent inspection Bushmead was recognised by Ofsted as a Good school in all areas where “Pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and those that are disadvantaged make good progress. Staff provide a wide range of support for pupils’ learning and well-being”

We are looking to appoint an experienced SENDCo OR a highly inspirational teacher with a passion for children with SEND to join our team. Our THRIVE values are at the centre of all we aim to achieve for children from our community supporting a nurture based approach to our provision. In order to provide this, we are looking for candidates with:

1. A commitment to a nurture based approach to supporting children throughout school
2. Up to date and relevant training, experience and qualifications (support and funding given to achieve the SENCo Award)
3. A commitment to securing high levels of progress, achievement and self-esteem for all children
4. Experience of liaising with parents and strong administration skills
5. Over a year's experience as a SENCO or working with SEND children

This is a part time role working 3 days a week as SENDCo, with working days negotiable. Full time would be considered with 2 days working in school.

The successful candidate will be working with “Leaders and Governors that have clear aspirations for the school and for the development of a caring and nurturing environment” (Ofsted 2019) making this an ideal opportunity for someone that strives to have a positive impact on children and their futures.

Visits to the school are encouraged, the Head Teacher will be pleased to show you around and share the schools’ vision.

Completed application forms together with a covering letter outlining your interest and suitability for the post should be submitted to

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 28th March 2019
Interviews will take place week beginning 1st April 2019

Bushmead Primary School is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to have two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

School website:
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Staff category
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Closing date
Thursday 28 March 2019
School name
Bushmead Primary School
Mr S Down
DfE school no.
Bushmead Road Eaton Socon St Neots Cambridgeshire
PE19 8BT
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