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SEND Co-ordinator/Mental Health and Well Being Lead

Job information
Salary Main scale to UPS (SEN allowance depending on experience and qualification)
Organisation St Joseph’s R C Primary School
Hours Part Time (2.5 days per week)
Term/duration Fixed Term
Closing date 12 pm on 20 May 2022
Interview date(s) 27th May 2022

Job details

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery are seeking an inspirational SENDCo to further develop and lead inclusion, SEN and mental health and well-being within our school. You will be joining our highly committed and friendly team.

Job starts: 1st September 2022

Candidates should have: -

  • Qualified Teacher Status

  • The National Award for SEN Co-ordination or be willing to work towards it

  • Experience of working with children with Special Needs

  • Experience of working in a school setting in a pastoral capacity

  • Thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice

  • The ability to lead staff in developing their knowledge and expertise in working with SEN children

  • Skilful in working with pupils with a range of different abilities and needs – SEND, LAC, Pupil Premium and EAL

  • To work effectively with the Headteacher and SLT to achieve excellence

  • The ability to support and overview the work of teaching assistants working with SEN children

  • Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team

  • Good management and organisational skills and experience of leading/managing other staff

  • The necessary communication skills enabling liaison with a variety of external agencies

  • This is a non-teaching post but occasional cover maybe required

We can offer you an excellent working school environment where:

  • Children are enthusiastic, well behaved and eager to learn

  • Staff are happy, positive and dedicated

  • There is a strong and clear vision with an engaging curriculum which develops and celebrates the potential of each child
  • Tailor-made training opportunities and career development to enable rapid progression
  • The chance to work in a well-resourced school
  • Strong school leadership
  • Friendly and supportive parents

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and an enhanced DBS check will be required.

For more information contact

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  Please contact the school office on 01989 564655 or email admin@st-josephs.hereford.sch.uk for an application form.


Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.