Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

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Type of Position:SENDCo
School:The Grange School
Salary:£46,566 - £51,402 per annum
Start Date:Jan '23 (or sooner)
Closing Date: 30th Sept 2022 at midday


Start date

January 2023 (or sooner if possible)

Contract type


Contract term



Leadership Scale 5-9

Salary range

£46,566 - £51,402 per annum


The Grange School (TGS)

Reports to

Executive SENDCo

Suitable for Early Careers Teacher (ECTs)?




About the Post


We are seeking a passionate, energetic and ambitious SENDCo to join us as we continue to transform education across our town. In September 2021 Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS) federated staffing structures enabling us to launch an ambitious and progressive vision for the education provided by our two schools. As we head into the second year of our journey we are excited to be advertising this unique opportunity to lead SEND at TGS whilst being a part of a wider team across two schools.


In judging TGS to be “good” in all areas in December 2021, Ofsted recognised the efficacy and powerful opportunity provided by our federated approach and you will be joining an organisation that is gathering considerable momentum.


This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.


Who we are looking for


We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Take responsibility for SEND provision in our good and improving school
  • Co-ordinate and lead innovative and evidence-based provision for students who have identified special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Ensure that SEND provision and the graduated approach is embedded in every part of school life
  • Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning


You are likely to be someone who:

  • Is an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher and teacher of students with SEND
  • Champions inclusion and is passionate about supporting young people with identified SEND
  • Has a clear understanding of how young people with identified SEND can be supported to achieve in the mainstream classroom
  • Is ambitious for whole school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture
  • Will embrace our highly supportive, professional approach to school improvement


You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture


The Grange School and Twynham School can offer you


  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from NQT and RQT through to preparation for senior and system leadership
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast


Any questions?


To discuss the post or your application or to arrange a visit, please email us at



How to apply


To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form by email to: 


Only applications on the Twynham Learning official application form will be accepted. You can download the form here:


The closing date is Friday 30th September 2022 at midday (we reserve the right to interview candidates prior to the deadline and encourage interested colleagues to apply asap)


Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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