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Class Teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/01/2020 12:00
MPS/UPS: £24,373 - £40,490 per annum + TLR 2a: £2,796 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience.
Hours per week:
Full time as in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document.
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Cragside Primary School, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7EL.
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Jan

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Cragside Primary School
High Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7EL.

To start preferably in the Summer Term, or September 2020.

Cragside Primary School has been at the heart of High Heaton community for over 80 years. We are Ofsted “Outstanding” and are proud to be a welcoming and caring school in which every child is enabled to succeed. We provide an engaging and high-quality education for every child in our care. Our enthusiastic staff team is comprised of experienced, reflective practitioners who are excited by the challenge of ensuring that all our children are fully prepared for life in the 21st century.

We aim for excellence in achievement for all children in literacy and numeracy and across the wider curriculum. Our children are encouraged to take an active part in their learning and we provide them with a rich variety of experiences which promote their personal, social, physical and creative development. Our school has a very strong community spirit and well-established home-school partnership. A committed governing body and PTFA also contribute positively to the ethos of our school.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring teacher and SENCO to join our fantastic staff team. The role is full time, permanent and will include additional release time. We warmly invite applications from both experienced SENCO’s and those looking for opportunities to take on a new role.

You will be a strong, experienced teacher with a degree and a teaching qualification.

You will have an understanding of the requirements of the SEND code of practice and the wider issues associated with the inclusion of all children, and be willing to work towards the SENCO qualification.

You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines, remaining calm under pressure.

As SENCO, you will have problem solving, a child-centred approach, and be able to work effectively with families, staff and other agencies. You would also be part of our school’s Senior Leadership Team.

This school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process please email office@cragsideprimary.co.uk. If you would like an informal look around on Monday 27 January at 1.30pm please contact the school office on 0191 266 8389.

Please visit our website to download an application pack.

Closing date: Friday 31 January 2020, Noon.
Interview date: Monday 10 February 2020.

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