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Part Time SENCO- 0.6/ 3 days

L1-5- £24638-27191 pro rata, pay award pending.


Fixed term 1 year.


We are seeking to employ a part time SENCO to join our team from 19th October 2020.  This position will be part time 0.6/ 3 days per week.


We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ primary school with one form entry year groups, inclusive 210 pupils and a 52 place Nursery School, situated near to Walsall Town Centre. We are a small and friendly school, with a strong community based ethos. We are also part of the Cadmus Family of schools.


We are looking for a candidate who:

  • help pupils to be the best that they can be and raises aspirations, levels of achievement and has high expectations of behaviour.

  • Is committed to working as part of a team to maintain high standards of teaching and learning.

  • Is a positive role model in school.


The SENCO, under the direction of the Head of School, will:

  • Determine the strategic development of special needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school.

  • Be responsible for day to day operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability.

  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies.


The following is required:-


  • Qualified teacher status as is a requirement under the SEND Code of Practice.

  • National Award for SEN Co-ordination, or a willingness to complete it within 3 years of appointment as is a requirement under the SEND Code of Practice.

  • Degree.

  • Teaching experience – minimum of 3 years.

  • Experience of working at a whole-school level

  • Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning

  • Experience of conducting training/leading INSET

  • Ideally have experience of line managing staff.


We can offer a dedicated and happy staff team, pupils who want to learn, governors who support and challenge and a culture of inclusion and creativity.


Please contact Miss Sophie Horton at Butts Primary School by email for an application pack.


Closing date for applications – Monday 22nd June 2020 4pm

Interviews will take place on – Tuesday 30th June 2020- Microsoft Teams


Butts Primary School is committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.